Radishes in the Seattle Urban Farm Company garden.
Vision: We believe that sustainable urban agriculture can promote healthy diets, environmental stewardship, stronger communities and improved quality of life. We hope that developing economically sound, city-based farming ventures will increase public awareness of agricultural issues and foster a greater appreciation of farmers everywhere.
Mission: Our mission is to facilitate the sustainable production and consumption of edible crops and livestock in urban environments through edible garden design, installation and maintenance; education of individuals, businesses and non-profits; and provision of resources for organic food production and preservation.
The Seattle Urban Farm Company includes services such as:
Farm and Garden Consultation, Design & Installation
Farm and Garden Maintenance
Raised Bed Construction
Rooftop Garden Consultation, Design & Installation
Vegetable Plant Sales
Garden Classes and Workshops
Chicken Coop Design and Construction
Goat Pen Design and Construction
In addition to backyard farms for homeowners, Seattle Urban Farm Company also builds rooftop gardens for restaurants, helps schools start up educational gardens, and assists other businesses in setting up on-site farms for their employees and customers.
Seattle Urban Farm Company hopes to continue pioneering new ideas that help home vegetable gardeners and other urban agriculture enthusiasts realize their dreams.
Thinning vegetable transplants.
French breakfast radishes.
Bees at work in the summer.
Hardneck garlic and pea vine trimmings.
Harvesting carrots in late summer.
Sungold tomatoes at Seattle's Bastille Cafe.
Winter squash and gourds.
Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Crops at Home, by Seattle Urban Farm Co. founders Colin McCrate and Brad Halm.