Steven's Blog

Hello Fellow Food Lovers,

Thanks for taking the time to stop by our site. In the months ahead, I’ll use this space to share some thoughts about new products, great discoveries, and all things related to authentic full-flavored food. For me, pleasure at the table is always paramount and I work every day to share that pleasure with you. I love to hear from our customers so please ask for me the next time you’re in the store and tell me how we can serve you better. I want you to feel at home here so walk in, say hello, and let me treat you like family!

Hey, Eat!

Steven

Monday, 02 September 2013 19:41

20 Years...

20 years and a generation ago, what began as a dilapidated 1920's era gas station evolved into a 21st century "gastronomic station," Liberty Heights Fresh. We started with a vision to offer simple, healthy, local food to the Salt Lake City community, and have grown along with Salt Lake into…
Thursday, 18 October 2012 19:07

Apple Pickin!

This past sunny Sunday at the private fruit orchard of a friend, I spent a wonderful, backbreaking afternoon amongst the apple and quince trees. Filling basket after bushel, we picked the cherished heirloom apple variety Esopus Spitzenburg aka "Thomas Jefferson's apple." Jefferson's favorite apple, the trees were discovered in the…
Friday, 07 September 2012 17:43

GMO Foods- The People's Right to Know

What's is in our food? It's a fact that over 50 countries including France, Germany and Italy have banned Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's) in their food supply. The US does not even require labeling! Most American consumers, including moms, haven't been told about some of the ingredients that are in…
Monday, 13 August 2012 18:16

19 Years and a Generation Later

19 years and a generation ago, what began as a dilapidated 1920's era gas station evolved into a 21st century "gastronomic station," Liberty Heights Fresh. We started with a vision to offer simple, healthy, local food to the Salt Lake City community, and have grown along with Salt Lake into…
Saturday, 14 July 2012 01:32

Farewell to a Good Friend

Today would have been the 53nd birthday of a cherished friend. Daphne Zepos passed away from lung cancer at her home in San Francisco on Tuesday. Daphne was a lover of life, people and her life's passion - cheese. Perhaps more than any other, Daphne was responsible for awakening the…
Monday, 07 November 2011 17:07

Fall may be my favorite season...

The snap of a crisp local apple matched by the crunch of orange & magenta leaves underfoot; a bowl of earthy, succulent butternut squash soup warms me like a cozy wool scarf; and of course, the bounty of friends, family and fixin's at our table, as we celebrate and give…
Friday, 11 February 2011 00:00

Exploring Cunningham Citrus

I first visited George and Gayle Cunningham’s groves in the early winter of 2002-03. It was just after Christmas, and the remoteness of their place in De Luz Canyon was remarkable, considering that we were less than two hours away from more than 20 million people. I left Erin and…