May 15

Bike to Work Week

Cycle Commuting: This week has been bike to work week! Here at the Urban Farmhouse, we are major fans of healthy lifestyles, in our stores it’s through our produce and carefully sourced café ingredients. We proudly support efforts such as Bike to Work Week and we challenge all of you to take it a step […]

Mar 12

Drinking Green

We all know that wearing green on St. Patrick day is sacred tradition for beer-lovers and festival-partakers but what about drinking green? Richmond has a huge selection of local craft beers, but you may not realize that many of them are brewed with an eco-footprint in mind. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, in addition to expertly attending to […]

Feb 13

Open in Scott’s Addition!

The urban Farmhouse Market&Cafe is excited to be a new neighbor in Historic Scott’s Addition! Here is a short FAQ about our newest location: Where is Scott’s Addition? The neighborhood is bordered on the south by Broad Street, on the east by The Boulevard and on the north by the railroad tracks. The urban Farmhouse […]

Sep 17

Bread Pudd’n

A Good ol’ fashion favorite. With a Spoonful of Urban Farmhouse Flare.   We opened our doors with the belief that a health conscious and wholesome dining experience would provide a valuable alternative for the RVA foodie.  With this is in mind, The Urban Farmhouse continues to focus on creating menu items that are simple, yet […]

Aug 6

Psst… have you heard?

As some of you may know we opened our THIRD urban Farmhouse location December of 2013. This one of a kind location is set in beautiful and historic Church Hill. The Lava Lofts building, where we are located, is 110 years old and was formally known as Chimborazo Elementary School, with some original architecture remaining. […]

Jul 10

What does OBSL mean?

All of our wines encompass four words: organic, bio-dynamic, sustainable, and local. You may be asking yourself what organic wine means? It simply means the vineyard was managed without the use of any insecticides (bug control), herbicides (weed control), or synthetic fertilizers.  The bio-dynamic viticulture uses a number of natural fermented herbal and mineral preparations […]

Jun 17


Here at the urban Farmhouse market & cafe we have decided to join the juicing trend! We are excited to share with you some of the things we have found that may persuade you to join this trend as well. Did you know that if you do not have enough vegetables in your diet, drinking […]

Mar 18

Organic Farming and the Farmhouse

Here at the urban Farmhouse market & café we support an organic and healthy way of life. Organic farming is also a huge part of the urban Farmhouse demographic. Since 1990 the market for organic food has grown rapidly, reaching $63 billion worldwide in 2012. This high demand has driven a similar increase in organically […]

Feb 17

A Going Green Farmhand Initiative

At the urban Farmhouse market & café we pride ourselves on our initiative of going green! We start each day with locally grown and freshly roasted coffee and fair trade teas. We prepare the menu with the freshest produce, and our meat is naturally raised and delivered daily. Our commitment to remain eco-friendly does not […]

Oct 1

Stepping In Our Footprint

Someone hit us on social and asked about the high ceilings at The Urban Farmhouse. What does that do to your ecological footprint? Here’s what.