Utah Botanical Center

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The Utah Botanical Center is a botanical garden located in Kaysville, Utah, and is a Utah State University (USU) distance education site. Originally located in Farmington, the garden moved to the current location in Kaysville in 1999.[1]

Through USU Extension, the center offers a Giving Garden, a 12,000 acre community farm. The farm is maintained by community members and all produce is donated to local food banks.[2] The center offers a farmers market from July through October which features local produce, gourmet foods, and artisans.[3]

Construction for the Utah House, a demonstration project of an energy efficient home, was completed in 2003 at a cost of $.5 Million. The 2,300 square-foot house recycles waste water and rain runoff and has straw-bale walls.[4]

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  1. ^ Arave, Lynn (30 April 1997). "Botanical Center gets green light to move". Deseret News. 
  2. ^ "The Giving Garden". Utah Botanical Center. Retrieved 27 March 2011. [not in citation given]
  3. ^ "Farmers Market". Utah Botanical Center. Retrieved 27 March 2011. 
  4. ^ Weist, Larry (5 February 2003). "House of the future on display". Deseret News. 

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Coordinates: 41°01′09″N 111°56′25″W / 41.01917°N 111.94028°W / 41.01917; -111.94028