The suburban farmhouse

The Urban Farmhouse is going suburban.

After more than two years in business, the Shockoe Slip cafe is expanding with a second location at the new MillWorks at the Green development in Midlothian, near the intersection of Woolridge Road and Midlothian Turnpike.

Owner Kathleen Richardson said she’d been eyeing Midlothian for a while.

“I had always wanted to have more than one Urban Farmhouse,” Richardson said. “I grew up in Richmond, and I have a lot of family on that side of the river, so I knew it was somewhere we would want to end up eventually.”

The second location should be open Nov. 1, she said.

MillWorks at the Green is a 12-acre mixed-use residential, retail and office development that is a collaboration between developer Tom Garner and Woolfolk Construction.

Kathleen Richardson

Kathleen Richardson

Richardson said the new location is about 2,200 square feet — almost 50 percent larger than the original location at 1217 E. Cary St. — and will include outdoor seating.

The Urban Farmhouse focuses on using local ingredients.

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Bart Levy
Bart Levy
9 years ago

Welcome, Urban Farmhouse! Looking forward to a new, good quality, locally owned restaurant in north Chesterfield.

Steve Brown
Steve Brown
9 years ago

One of my Favorite places down town.

Tim Lamm
Tim Lamm
9 years ago

Very Happy to hear that Midlothian Village, Charter Colony, Grove, Walton Park area is getting a new restaurant. Looking forward to its opening soon.

Amy
Amy
9 years ago

Yay! A MUCH needed addition in Midlothian!

Veronica
Veronica
9 years ago

One of my favorite places to eat and/or grab a glass of wine. Great job UF!

Jerome Golfman
Jerome Golfman
9 years ago

Savvy to know what Richmond needs and where to put it.
Great food, and a comfortable environment.
Now we need her to come out to Shortpump too!

Lucas
Lucas
9 years ago

Will this one be called suburban farmhouse?

Hank Langford
Hank Langford
9 years ago

I wish they had a good wine and beer selection and I wish they would learn how to make a good espresso and cappuccino. coffeegeek.com is good place to start. I love the space and what it could do for the Slip. Richmond needs correctly constructed coffee and better wine and beer options.