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Get this Community Garden Growing

$350 of $1,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 2 months
From Community Members to Corporate Sponsors, the SLC Veggie Swap is seeking those who understand the importance of cultivating sustainable, beautiful spaces to enhance and revitalize a community that often gets a "bad rap" -- our very own, South Salt Lake. 

Envision a new type of community garden and farmers market.



See the SLC Veggie Swap community garden filled with much-needed flowering pollinators and creative cultivation projects. Hosting special events:  local concerts, artists, and performers, pet adoptions, educational workshops for young and old, pathways welcoming community members to enjoy, learn and gather.

Farmers' Market Tents set up for swapping surplus veggies and fruits, working with other nonprofit programs like Backyard GardenShare and Green Urban Lunch Box, inviting local artisans, musicians, and Coffee & Food Trucks -- making a stop at this "swapping" market garden, a must!


While the actual garden is cultivated and ready to grow, there is still much to be done.  

How you can help.

Along with improvements with this garden, we are evolving into a nonprofit and seek funds to structure this entity as a nonprofit and give it 501(C)3 Status

The garden itself is also in need of many immediate structural and plant-based items, visit our SLC Veggie Swap Wish List:  https://www.slcvegswap.com/the-wish-list.

Your $10 becomes $30. We plan on taking all donations and placing them into an AAA Fair Credit - Utah Saves account, where they will triple match our contributions.


Jen (or Jahnava) Hill, started her in urban agriculture while running a local CSA business, and is now taking this garden to the next level and transforming it into a nonprofit, the SLC Veggie Swap. Hollie Mason is leasing this community garden space and opening her studio (The Point Pilates ) for organizational meetings (2nd Veggie Swap Meeting -- March 24th, Noon to 1 pm) and other upcoming SLC Veggie Swap events.

Very excited to share this vision of a new community garden and farmers' market in South Salt Lake and hope to include your contributions as well as it grows.

Let's Grow the Change -- Thank You.

Learn More:   https://www.slcvegswap.com/

Visit the Garden:  2560 S Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah.  Be sure to stay off the garden beds, pretty please :)

Questions:  slcveggieswap@gmail.com
Jen Hill:  801-793-0567

Growing thanks toCity of South Salt Lake, Sharen Hauri - Promise , South Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce , Westminster Social Impact Incubator , Green Urban Lunch Box , Keep it Real Vegetables, GTI - Granite School District, Kristina Hansen, South Salt Lake Fire Department, SLCC Graphic Design, Kerry Gonzales, The Point Pilates, Hollie Mason, and the list keeps growing!!
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It's official, the SLC Veggie Swap is a registered nonprofit in the state of Utah. Our board (100% remarkable) is in place, pending 501(c)(3) status and a new fence project being funded by Mark Miller Subaru. Mentors from SCORE, Women's Business Center, Westminster College, and the Wasatch Community Gardens training have helped
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Learning more about structuring nonprofits and other charter options, such as a B-Corp. May not cost as much as originally thought, or may be able to take the for-profit route which will open us up for new possibilities with funding. Mini MBA in progress.
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Sharing produce, reducing waste, building community.
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Our plan to place all our donations into a AAA Fair Credit - Utah Share account, which they triple match our contributions. When your $1 becomes $3, we can make our goal in no time!
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