Heritage Landscape Supply Group acquires The Urban Farmer Store
Heritage Landscape Supply Group has acquired The Urban Farmer Store (UFS). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Headquartered in San Francisco, UFS was founded in 1981 by Tom Bressan and is owned and operated today by Matt Fay and Adrian Smith. The company operates out of four facilities, three in the Bay Area and one in Honolulu, and currently employs a team of 30 people. Fay and Smith will continue to lead the company’s team, ensuring continuity and consistency for customers, suppliers and employees.
Chris McMurrough, COO of Heritage, commented, “We are truly excited to welcome The Urban Farmer Store to the Heritage family. The company’s inimitable branch footprint in metro San Francisco and newest location in Hawaii, the first in the state for Heritage, make this a very compelling partnership. UFS has garnered an extremely loyal customer base over the years due to its fanatical service and product expertise, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for our combined operation.”
Fay and Smith stated, “The Urban Farmer Store has flourished over its 40-plush-year history by developing and retaining the industry’s most knowledgeable staff and offering only the highest-grade professional products. We are thrilled to be joining the growing Heritage family of companies and firmly believe that their entrepreneurial business model and commitment to taking care of their people make Heritage the ideal steward for the next chapter of UFS’s future.”