The Law of The Harvest: 
You Reap What You Sow

It is just before Christmas when I visit the Rasmussens at their home. Mary's glasses sparkle with the reflection of Christmas tree lights and her husband, Jeff, is stretched out on the couch, relaxed and candid as he details their memories of the past 40 years. They are delightful and warm, and I feel a surge of gratitude at the…

Summit Academy Junior High College Week

SAJH sponsored college week from November 14-22. Students wore college gear and pledged to be college bound. Daily activities for K-8th grade included a BYU/UtahPenny War and raised $2, 242.57 for Labor of Love--an organization 
that provides education and supplies to those who need it in Mexico.

CCHS Mountain Bikers Give Back

The Corner Canyon Mountain Bike team, along with family members, held a service project for Alta View Hospital. They compiled several hundred 'overnight kits' for people who spend the night in the waiting room of the hospital, hoping to make them comfortable. Kits for kids included toiletries, crossword puzzles, and coloring activities.

Cliff Dining Pub Grand Opening

The Cliff Dining Pub, a longtime favorite restaurant of Draper residents, celebrated their Grand Opening December 2. 
Formerly The Cliff House Gastropub, a new ownership group brings a revitalized atmosphere, revamped menu and an emphasis on personalized first class service.

February 2017 Around Town

Draper Lifestyle hosts giveaways on our Facebook page. Recently, Amy McMullen won a Jetty Blue Cruiser from Gold Coast Skateboards and Sufhan Majid won a gift card to Even Stevens. To enter a giveaway and win cool prizes, check us out at

Alta High School Presents The Crucible

Revenge is alive and well in the 2017 Alta High school production of The Crucible. The classic witch trial play by Arthur Miller comes to life on February 22-25 at 7 P.M. The Crucible is set in the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts. When a group of girls are caught dancing in the forest with a black slave…

Home Grown Parting Thoughts

As I sit down to write on the theme “Home Grown”, the ground outside is covered in snow and temperatures are hitting record-breaking lows. This is not the kind of weather a farmer wishes for, but no matter the weather outside, something that can always be cultivated is kindness.

 To Every Thing There Is A Season

The story of Rasmussen Farms began in 1976 when newly-married Jeff Rasmussen and his bride, Mary Bradford Rasmussen, began their life together in Draper. Jeff, the son of Welden (Sonne) Rasmussen and Ramona Leak Rasmussen had lived in Draper most of his life. Jeff’s parents lived at 12244 South 900 East in Draper next to the home owned by Sonne’s…

Innovative Thinkers

Make No Small Plans. That’s the quote on Aaron Neuenschwander’s Instagram page and the one that inspires him as an entrepreneur. “There is no real excuse for us not to use all that we’ve been given and become our best selves,” says the 32-year-old COO of Arvo Watches and co-founder of Collabor8, a mobile app that connects brands with social…