>It’s june! Celebrate by supprting local!

1 Jun

With spring and summer comes amazing local foods and a few groups are trying to get everyone exited about eating local. Edible Wasatch and Local first Utah have some great resources on how to find local foods, restaurants that cook locally and some fun events to get you jazzes about sustainable eating. Edible Wasatch is even hosting a bike powered treasure hunt for local food this weekend in SLC. fun! This local Utah blogger made a handy list of local Utah’s seasonal produce in June: http://www.thevintagemixer.com/! Along with eating locally spring and summer is all about enjoying the outdoors. If you are looking for Great hikes, bikes and walks check out http://www.weberpathways.org/.

today is a beautiful day so i suggest you get on some comfy shoes and go explore Ogden. Check out harvest health foods for some local and organic foods, Grounds for coffee has local treats and plants that support a good cause, Roosters and MacCools use local cheese in their foods and local brewed beers and downtown is all local businesses!

Want to enjoy local Ogden? here are today’s events;
Wild Flower Hikes:
We’ll hike for about 3 hours with frequent stops to look at/look up wild flowers. Hikes will be at various locations in and around Ogden Valley. Bring flower guide book if you have one. Outings are weekly on Wednesday’s at 9:am from May 18 – June 15.
Call Helene for specific trail-head and more info- 801-745-1799

Wild Wednesdays Presents “Endangered in Utah” at the Ogden Nature Center
With the help of Des Ta Te our bald eagle and Laser our desert tortoise discover what it means to be an endangered species. Learn what causes animals and plants to become endangered and what you can do to help. Meet in the Visitor’s Center.Event information provided by Ogden Nature Center.

Ogden “independent film society” meetup
another meet for filmies is in order Wednesday June 1st., let all film peeps of Utah unite at uncommon grounds (cafe mergot).. . Everyone is welcome- 6pm

Lighthouse sports bar presents:
Brett turner-he music of Brett Turner has something most musicians only dream of. With Guitar riffs that rival Tom Petty, Lyrical story telling reminiscent Sheryl Crow and Bob Dylan, and the ability to portray the rock and roll spirit of Mr. Johnny Cash himself, this talented one man band is inventing his own genre.

If you haven’t yet…check out these other places you can find indie Ogden:
indie Ogden on flickr
– search for Ogden!


2 Responses to “>It’s june! Celebrate by supprting local!”

  1. Becky at VintageMixer June 1, 2011 at 6:06 pm #

    >Thanks for the link! Every summer my husband and I take the front runner up to Ogden for dinner or lunch on Main Street. Next time I'll be getting recommendations from you!

  2. mama mouse June 1, 2011 at 8:03 pm #

    >ooh! i do love all the places on 25th especially roosters

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