Why ‘food miles’ matter and how you can reduce your carbon footprint while shopping

Chad’s Produce sells fruit at the Wheeler Historic Farm farmers market in Murray on Sunday, July 25, 2021. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News The COVID-19 pandemic that severely interrupted supply chains across the United States and in Utah continues to impact supplies of some items, amplifying he importance of “food security” and locally sourced

Utah school districts are struggling to keep the wheels on the bus going round and round. Here’s why

A student driver and instructor navigate a bus around cones in a parking lot at a Canyon School District building in Sandy on Monday, July 19, 2021. From bus drivers to school nutrition workers, districts are facing challenges filling critical support positions amid a post-pandemic labor shortage. Canyons School District is offering $21 to lure

This new proposed housing at the University of Utah would do something unique with students’ rent: give it back

The proposed Ivory University House near the University of Utah is pictured in an artist’s rendering. Rent paid to the development would be donated into a new scholarship fund for U. students. The project would house 536 much-needed units of housing. | Ivory Homes A proposed development that would create 536 much-needed units of housing for