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Stories Just Waiting to be Told at the Living Traditions Festival

Posted on: April 6th, 2018

As one of the official folklorists of Utah’s Living Traditions Festival, Adrienne Decker has spent countless hours to help build and nurture relationships with local folk artists in Utah since 2015. It’s not always easy to define ‘folklore’ or what it means to be a folklorist, but for Decker, a lot of it comes down […]

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Energy Savings for Small Business

Posted on: April 2nd, 2018

When you own a small business, it may seem like your operation doesn’t make much of an impact on the environment, but even basic, day-to-day energy consumption can be reduced with minor changes. Energy Management program lead Alyssa Kay, LEED AP, with Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) Workforce Training & Continuing Education, offers these tips […]

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A Makers District in the Granary

Posted on: March 30th, 2018

One of the Main Street America transformation strategies recommended for the Granary District is small scale manufacturing or a “Makers District”. A Makers District can best be described as a cross between an artist collective, farmers market, woodworking shop, music festival, bakery, brewpub, and brainstorming session all happening in the same place. It involves independent inventors, designers, […]

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Joining Salt Lake City’s FTZ Zone is Now Easier and Faster

Posted on: March 27th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have entered Salt Lake City’s Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ)NewBoundaryFTZ to the Alternative Site Framework (ASF). The benefits provided by this new framework will be accessible to any company within a 60-mile radius of the current FTZ located near the Salt Lake City International Airport. This area encompasses all of […]

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