BY HAILLE VAN PATTEN Farmers Market Ogden returns to Historic 25th Street this summer with more opportunities to buy fresh, buy local! Join us for 17 weeks of supporting local produce, artisan, grocery, and prepared food vendors. Farmers Market Ogden will run Saturdays, May 22 through September 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (formerly 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Last summer, we held a modified version of Farmers Market Ogden entirely in the 300 block of Historic 25th Street, with grocery vendors only. This summer, we are thrilled to be planning a return to our typical Farmers Market Ogden layout spanning three full blocksRead More →

It’s the season of plenty right now! Gardens are full of home-grown produce and farmers markets are abundant in fresh veggies and fruit. Here are some recipes to use up all that garden flavor! PHOTO AND RECIPE BY KRISTINA CASE, ADAPTED FROM THE SIMPLE VEGANISTA.COM This delicious mix of fresh veggies and seasonings can be eaten as a dip, served with tortilla chips, used a side dish, or as a salad. Cowboy Caviar 1 can (15-oz) black beans, drained and rinsed1 can (14-oz) corn, drained2 red bell peppers, finely diced1 jalapeno, finely diced (a few seeds are ok)1/2 red onion, finely diced1 large or 2Read More →

It’s the season of plenty right now! Gardens are full of home-grown produce and farmers markets are abundant in fresh veggies and fruit. Here are some recipes to use up all that garden flavor! PHOTO AND RECIPE BY MELISSA SPELTS This was such a yummy recipe. Ryan and I enjoyed every bite. I wish our kids liked tomatoes; I would make this recipe all of the time. It is so delicious and easy. I found this recipe at spendwithpennies.com Caprese Bruschetta 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped8-oz mozzarella, cubed10 medium basil leaves1 clove garlic, minced2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oilSalt & Pepper1Read More →

It’s the season of plenty right now! Gardens are full of home-grown produce and farmers markets are abundant in fresh veggies and fruit. Here are some recipes to use up all that garden flavor! PHOTO BY HAILEY MINTON, RECIPE BY DONNICA MARTINEZ Mexican Corn on the Cob 6 ears of cornMayonnaiseSour creamParmesan cheeseQueso FrescoChili powder or Tajin1 Lime Grill or boil corn. Mix equal parts mayo and sour cream and either roll the corn in it or spread the mixture on the corn. Sprinkle on parmesan cheese. Crumble the queso fresco and sprinkle on the corn. Sprinkle on the chili powder or Tajin. Slice theRead More →

It’s the season of plenty right now! Gardens are full of home-grown produce and farmers markets are abundant in fresh veggies and fruit. Here are some recipes to use up all that garden flavor! PHOTO AND RECIPE BY KRISTINA CASE This is like summer in a glass! My family had the pitcher gone in no time. Fresh Raspberry Lemonade 1 1/4 cup sugar6 cup water1 cup ice1 pint fresh raspberries1 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 7 lemons) In medium sauce pan, combine 1 cup water, raspberries, and sugar. Cook until warm and bubbly and mash raspberries with fork. Pour the mixture over a strainerRead More →

By Lorie Buckley, Ogden City Arts Coordinator When I started as the Ogden City Arts Coordinator a few years back, my Mom truly believed that I wouldn’t be safe walking from my car to my office.   I was instructed to be sure to carry pepper spray to ward off any unsavory characters roaming the streets. I sometimes need to remind my Mom that I have…ahem, let’s just say, several decades under my belt. Being Davis County dwellers, my loving parental units remembered Ogden as a place you avoided, especially at night. Thirty years ago… maybe. Fast forward to 2019 and you’ll see a distinctive change.Read More →