WE DID IT: We Bought the Farm!

On September 14th after an historic Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor vote, Urban Tilth made history by becoming the first permanent farm in Richmond, CA! We began this part […]

Permitting, definitely a process!

Orienteering in the permitting world We started discussing the North Richmond Farm Project by convening all the departments that would eventually be responsible for permitting different parts of the project. […]

Civil Eats TV: Planting with Purpose at UT

Planting with Purpose at UT The good people at Civil Eats TV recently visited our farm and gardens to interview our Executive Director, Doria Robinson, on the history of Richmond’s […]

Moving Forward with Phase II Design

Things are moving along on the design front for the North Richmond Farm. Phase 2 of Farm Construction will include the farm operations facilities, such as the greenhouse, shade house, […]

Mixing Locally-Sourced Ingredients for our Compost

North Richmond Farm Update! Sunday was a bobcat/tractor training day for Urban Tilth Staff! Thanks to some locally sourced ingredients; wood chips, horse manure, and organic juice waste from Urban […]

North Richmond Farm in 2020

North Richmond Farm 2020 Highlights Very proud of my crew! This year we had many successes despite the challenging year we all had. This year many of our Urban Tilth […]

North Richmond Farm Community Design Sessions

Help Design the North Richmond Farm! This winter Urban Tilth is doing one last series of Community Design Sessions for the North Richmond Farm before we start construction in the […]

Permanent Irrigation System Installed! 

Installation of a Permanent Irrigation System  A Permanent Irrigation System was installed over the summer, allowing Urban Tilth to significantly expand crop rows and orchard at the North Richmond Farm! […]

New Wash & Pack Facilities Completed!

Creating the infrastructure we need to Safely Serve More Richmond Families The washing and packing of veggie boxes for Urban Tilth’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program are critical and time-consuming […]

IRRIGATION SYSTEM installation is complete!

IRRIGATION SYSTEM installation is complete! The system is now fully operational and in use!  This means after 4 years of wasteful hand watering we can finally be in alignment with […]