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Easter Hoppenings at Gardner Village
Thursday Mar 14 2024
That groundhog was right, spring is near! At least it is at Gardner Village, where spring is in full swing! The changing season means Easter is right around the corner. Now’s the time to hop by The Village for some celebratory fun and one-stop holiday prep. From our fan-favorite Egg ...

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Lots to Love at Gardner Village
Thursday Feb 1 2024
Can you feel it? Love is definitely in the air. This Valentine’s Day, we’ve got your hearts in spades, with date ideas, gifts galore, and other special touches sure to make this year a memorable one, whether you’re celebrating with your sweetheart, your gals, or enjoying some self love. Your At-a-Glance ...

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10 Ways to Make Mother's Day at Gardner Village
Tuesday May 9 2023
“Mum’s” the word at Gardner Village. Treat your special lady to a full experience, all in one convenient and unique stop. Here’s a quick look at just some of the many ways you can make mother’s day this May:   Image credit: Annekah T. Photography  1. Give your gal a shopping spree at ...

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Ten Fun Things to Do at Gardner Village this Summer
Wednesday Jun 1 2022
Yay! Summer vacation is officially on! Boo! Outrageous gas prices make travel tricky. Yay! You don’t need to drive far to enjoy an adventure! Gardner Village is conveniently located just off I-15 in West Jordan, Utah. With a short trip, you can enjoy an entire day or even weekend of fun without breaking ...

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Gardner Village Comes Full Circle
Wednesday May 4 2022
It’s often said one shouldn’t reinvent the wheel. That isn’t the case at Gardner Village. Where wheels once turned to power one of the earliest flour mills in Utah, they now turn to both honor that history and add to the historic atmosphere. The MILL-ion Dollar Idea Okay, so perhaps Nancy Long’s ...

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Easter Hoppinings at Gardner Village
Wednesday Apr 6 2022
Spring has sprung, which means good things are hoppenin’ at Gardner Village! From adorable spring photo ops and new baby animals to an egg-ceptional egg tree, bursting with color and the sweetest Easter treats, The Village is alive with things to see, do, and taste! You can even take the ...

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Fried GREEN tomatoes, just in time for St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday Mar 16 2022
Leprechaun, eat your heart out! This famous green dish will leave you green with envy. It's the famous Fried Green Tomatoes from Archibald's Restaurant.    Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, the chefs at Archibald's are here to share this house favorite recipe with you. Whether you fry up a batch ...

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Gardner Village News in Twos...for 2.2.22
Wednesday Feb 2 2022
Have you had a chance to check out a calendar today? Notice anything fun about the date? That’s right, it’s 2.2.22! This date is too much fun to ignore, so we’ve compiled a list of Gardner Village news in twos. Take a look!     22... Years of WitchFest this Year Getting straight to the point, we ...

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The Newest Village Attraction and Decor Prove There's SnowPlace Like Gardner Village
Tuesday Jan 11 2022
Just because winter at Gardner Village looks like a scene straight out of a Hallmark movie doesn’t mean the holidays should have all the fun. Now is THE perfect time to stop and shop. Believe it or not, the snow (and snow-themed decor) is putting on quite a show!  There's Snow ...

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All Things Pumpkin at WitchFest
Wednesday Oct 27 2021
Just because WitchFest is nearing an end doesn’t mean the  pumpkin play has to stop. Enjoy the picks of the patch at Gardner Village. Here are just a few of the GREAT pumpkin treats you’ll discover when you visit: THE HAPPIEST PUMPKIN PHOTO OPS Whether you're photographing your lil pumpkin or want a ...

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A Dozen (and 1!) Ways to Celebrate Utah's History at Gardner Village
Wednesday Jul 7 2021
It's no secret we take great pride in our Utah roots at Gardner Village. Preserving and honoring the past is something we do all year, but July is an extra fun time to celebrate our state. From treats and games to Americana photo ops and even facials, here are a dozen ...

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Now Serving at Archibald's Restaurant: Delicious Summer Salads
Wednesday Jun 16 2021
Archibald’s Restaurant is known for its comfort foods, but did you realize they also offer an impressive salad selection? This time of year in particular, it’s nice to have lighter meal options that still satisfy, and you can count on these delicious mixes satisfying! Take a look at the salads currently ...

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We've Got Your Complete Easter Checklist Covered
Wednesday Mar 24 2021
Gardner Village springs to life this time of year. Just in time for the longer days and upcoming Easter weekend, baby animals are joining our family at The Farm, fresh chocolates and the best of basket fillers are made daily at Chocolate Covered Wagon, and we’ve even got your family ...

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Enjoy a New Burst of Color at our Easter Tree
Wednesday Mar 17 2021
Spring is in the air at Gardner Village. Literally. While we’re still waiting for the beautiful blossoms to brighten the skies, there’s a new burst of color for you to enjoy — The Easter Tree!   Can you guess how many bright eggs are dangling from this tree’s branches and in the ...

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One Stop, 14 Unique Ways to Celebrate Valentine's
Wednesday Feb 10 2021
Where can you get all of the ingredients for an extra special Valentine’s Day and week in one simple, centrally-located stop? Gardner Village, of course. From dining and shopping to memorable activities and heartfelt gifts, we have everything you need to plan the perfect romantic rendezvous. 1. Start with lunch a ...

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Win a Full Thanksgiving Dinner for a Deserving Family AND Order One for Yourself
Tuesday Nov 10 2020
SO VERY THANKFUL Every year at this time, we pause to reflect on the gratitude we feel for everyone who makes up the Gardner Village community. Never, in our 40 years of business, did we dream we could feel even MORE grateful for what you bring to The Village. Then… 2020 ...

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Utah's Own Silo Experience
Wednesday Mar 4 2020
It’s easy to see how Utah’s own silo experience is often compared to and rivals the well-known Waco destination. Like Texas’ famous Magnolia Market, the Gardner Village is rich with history, making it a truly unique backdrop to your shopping, dining, and event going.  Believe it or not, the original Gardner ...

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You are in for a Treat with These Witchy Eats
Wednesday Oct 9 2019
A witch recipe book is full of surprises. Sometimes it’s eye of newt and tail of tadpole... Other times... well... the story turns a bit sweeter, more savory, and absolutely satisfying to we mere mortals. Believe it or not, witches can whip up concoctions made of sugar, spice, and all the things ...

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Your Gardner Village Guide to Great Eats & Sweets
Wednesday Aug 21 2019
Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a full meal at a sit-down restaurant, or a little from columns A and B, you’re in luck. Gardner Village is home to Archibald’s Restaurant and Chocolate Covered Wagon. Each is known for its freshly-prepared specialties and unique atmosphere. Consider this your taste guide ...

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The Ultimate Valentine's Date Awaits at Gardner Village
Tuesday Feb 5 2019
Want to feel like Cinderalla or her Cinderfella this Valentine’s Day? No need to contact your fairy godmother or seek a giant pumpkin in the off season. Gardner Village has you covered with a romantic carriage ride, a delicious three-course dinner for two, decadent chocolate covered strawberries, and some of the ...

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It Takes a Village: A look behind the scenes at what it's like to work for GV
Wednesday Jan 2 2019
It takes a village. This well-known African proverb certainly isn’t lost on Gardner Village. No single person keeps things running smoothly. From the events team and food staff to the retail shop employees and the property team to the warehouse crew and the main office, more than 125 employees come ...

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A Unique Way to Experience Pioneer Day
Wednesday Jul 11 2018
Every day is Pioneer Day at Gardner Village. After all, in 1853, one of the original Utah Mormon pioneers, Archibald Gardner, built the mill that currently sits at the heart of The Village. What was once an industrious flour mill in Utah is now home to Archibald’s Restaurant and CF Home. The ...

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Famous Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
Tuesday Mar 13 2018
Looks like the luck o’ the Irish is on our side. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the talented chef behind Archibald’s Restaurant is giving us their famous recipe for fried GREEN tomatoes!    Step 1: Slice your tomatoes.  Great Green Fact: Green tomatoes are simply basic tomatoes that have yet to ripen.  Step ...

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Plan Your Wedding at Gardner Village
Tuesday Feb 27 2018
The spring/summer wedding season is around the corner. Time to start planning. Not many know this, but I always wanted to be a professional wedding planner. Today, I get to live out that dream and show you all Gardner Village has to offer as your ultimate wedding resource. From the ...

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A Link to the Past: Archibald Gardner's Granddaughter
Tuesday Jan 9 2018
“Archibald Gardner, the mill builder, was known as the poor man’s friend.” Ruth Widdison Dawson read these words with great pride in her voice. “God never placed a truer man on earth. A sturdy oak standing alone in the field. A giant among men.” She was reading from The Life ...

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Enjoy a Witch-y Feast at WitchFest
Wednesday Oct 4 2017
What’s WitchFest without a WitchFeast? When you think about a witches' dinner party, you likely conjure up thoughts of bellybutton lint, toad warts, and bubbling brews. While this may be true after hours, this couldn’t be further from the truth when it comes to these witch eats. Archibald’s Restaurant and ...

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From a Tiny Newspaper Ad Came Utah's Time Capsule
Tuesday Aug 15 2017
Gardner Village wasn’t always the "village" you see today. There was a time it was an old flour mill, sitting on otherwise open land.    It took founder Nancy Long’s vision, much hard work, and even a small newspaper ad to make The Village what it is today. Yes, a classified! This ...

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Celebrate Pioneer Day with a Step Back in Time
Tuesday Jul 11 2017
July is an extra special month in Utah. Not only do we celebrate our independence as a nation, but we also honor our state’s unique history. At Gardner Village, we’re all for shouting hip-hip-hooray on July 24th in celebration of our pioneer heritage. After all, we have one of the original ...

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A Mill Plaza Mixer to Remember
Tuesday Jun 6 2017
The programs are printed…   The name tags are ready…   The centerpieces are placed…   The beverages are chilled...    And every delicious detail is prepared…     It’s time to throw open the enormous doors of Mill Plaza and get this party started!   Wanting to start on a happy note, Gardner Village was delighted to welcome talented Utah influencers to Mill ...

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Introducing: Mill Plaza, Utah's Newest Event Space!
Tuesday May 9 2017
We seemed to have misplaced our GIANT scissors. Anyone have a spare pair we can borrow? You see, we're gearing up for the ribbon cutting celebration to welcome the highly-anticipated Mill Plaza to Gardner Village. This project has been months in the making, which is evident by every stunning detail. Let’s take ...

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Chic, Farmhouse Fresh Silo Shopping Right Here in Utah
Tuesday Feb 14 2017
Made famous by HGTV’s Fixer Upper power couple, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Magnolia Market at the Silos, in Waco, TX, has become a huge shopping destination. It’s no wonder, either. Between the show’s charm, the couple’s charisma, and the inspiring creativity, such style is made to feel obtainable. Plus, the silo backdrop ...

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Archibald's Restaurant: Your NEW Hot Spot for Holiday Parties (and everyday gatherings)
Sunday Dec 4 2016
Looking for a memorable place to host your next holiday shindig? How does a brand new (yet still historic!), beautifully designed, unique-to-Utah space sound? Pretty nice, right? Oh, did I mention the space is FREE to reserve? That’s right! During December, you can book any of the events spaces inside ...

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A Sneak Peek of Big Things to Come at Gardner Village
Wednesday Sep 14 2016
Today, we’re in for a very cool treat! Two special guests are here to give us an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the future of Gardner Village. There have been some big things in the works over the past several months that actually began several years ago. Join Gardner Village co-owner, ...

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Happy Pioneer Day: Utah History at Gardner Village
Tuesday Jul 19 2016
This Pioneer Day, we pause to remember one of Utah's original pioneers, Archibald Gardner. Not only is he a rich part of Gardner Village history but also state history. Gardner helped settle Utah in 1847 and later went on to open the first flour mill in West Jordan, Utah, in 1853. Gardner had ...

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