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Frog Bench Farms

Frog Bench Farms (FBF) is an organic urban farm nestled into the Wasatch foothills of Salt Lake City growing a little under two acres of high quality veggies, herbs, fruits, cut flowers, nuts, micro/petite greens and edible flowers since 2012. Our business model thrives on building local chef relations, who prepare our produce in beautiful ways for their eateries.

Whenever possible all plants are started from seed. We utilize cold frames, low/high hoop houses and our 2800 square foot greenhouse to grow year round. Our small organization sells to local restaurants and food trucks in a 15 mile radius.

Our operation relies heavily on solar power, a water collection system, composting, crop rotation, beneficial insects, and cover crops. These are better for the environment and create a better tasting product when it hits your plate!

Sometimes it’s not the quantity produced, but rather the quality of the product. Here at Frog Bench Farms we focus on bringing the most delicious ingredients to our local chefs.

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Salt Lake City Restaurants

Reviews:

Amazing facially, amazing veggies, amazing owners. Perfect fit for sugarhouse. local pride – John Williams, Facebook Review

These guys make being environmentally responsible look easy. – Chris Miner, Facebook Review

Keep It Real Vegetables

Keep It Real Vegetables is an urban farming project located in Salt Lake City, Utah. I grow produce by hand on several small-scale gardens in the Salt Lake valley. I am dedicated to growing the freshest, highest quality produce available. I adhere strictly to organic growing practices, enriching my soils with massive quantities of compost, compost teas, cover crops, and organic amendments until the soil is sweet enough to deliver the flavor I am looking for.

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Can be found here:

        • Real Foods Market
          2209 S. Highland Drive
          SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84106
        • Real Foods Market
          420 West 800 North
          Orem, UT 84057
        • Sugar House Farmers Market
          2100 S 1500 E
          Salt Lake City, UT 84105
        • Wasatch Front Farmers Market
          6351 S 900 E
          Salt Lake City, UT 84121
        • Wheeler Farm
          6400 So 900 East
          Salt Lake City, UT 84121
        • SLC Saturday Downtown Farmer’s Market
          300 W 300 S
          Salt Lake City, UT 84101
        • Wheeler Farm Sunday Farmer’s Market
          6351 S 900 E
          Salt Lake City, UT 84121
        • Redmond Heritage Farm Store
          2209 Highland Dr.
          Salt Lake City, UT 84106

        Reviews

        The quality of produce grown by these lovely people is second to none, it is the best Salt Lake City has to offer! I love knowing these two care for the earth and soil as much as they do for the vegetables they grow.

        Paige Collett,

        Facebook Review

        Just made potato salad with your garlic scapes. OMG it is amazing!!!!!
        Thank you SO MUCH for introducing me to scapes. I have added them to a bunch of my old standby dishes as well as trying the things you suggested. I don’t know what I did before scapes. They are so good and add to everything I try them in!

        Rachel Funk,

        Facebook Review

        I’ve been following Tyler since the Sand Hill Farms days and his ever-expanding produce selection has–in terms of taste, nutrition and environmental stewardship–consistently been as good as it gets.

        Gerard Kies,

        Facebook Review

Green Urban Lunch Box

At the heart of the Green Urban Lunch Box is a 35-foot school bus that has been converted into a mobile greenhouse. Each season we utilize different techniques for growing food on the bus in order to show the endless possibilities of urban agriculture. We use the bus as an educational tool to teach children in our community about the scientific, agricultural, and social aspects of growing food in urban and suburban environments.

Our community farm and orchard is a plot of land in Layton that has been reclaimed and cultivated with the help of community members and volunteers. Owned by UDot, this 37-acre orchard had been abandoned for several years, and would still be sitting unused if we had not leased it. The trees produce fruit that we are able to harvest and distribute in food deserts. This incubator farm or farmer training program helps community members develop and maintain small farm plots, growing fresh produce for local markets. This year we had 13 new farmers on the property, working and learning what it take to start a farm bushiness.

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Reviews

I love working with the Green Urban Lunch Box! Such a cool mission and creative vision going on here.

Jessica Collette,

Facebook Review