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Owner explains why Urban Farmhouse is closing in Rocketts Landing

A letter on the door announced the store’s closure in Rocketts.

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – -A Richmond café chain has closed its eastern-most outpost after less than three years in business.

Urban Farmhouse Market & Cafe on Thursday ceased operations at its Rocketts Landing location at 4821 Old Main St.

A small crew of workers was seen removing items, equipment and décor from the 3,000-square-foot storefront, which the chain had occupied since June 2016 after taking over the space from Mbargo.

Click here to read why Urban Farmhouse founder and owner Kathleen Richardson decided to close the Rocketts Landing location.

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