Colin McCrate

Founder and co-owner of Seattle Urban Farm Company, Colin has 12 years of experience working in sustainable agriculture. An advocate of experiential education, his agricultural expertise comes from years of hands-on field learning on a variety of farm sites. Past projects include the design and construction of educational and residential gardens, management of a 5-acre diversified vegetable farm, development of garden-based environmental education curriculum and small-farm and garden consultation. His book Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard (Mountaineers Books, 2012) is a step-by-step guide to small-scale food production for the beginning food gardener.

Articles by Colin McCrate

Go To It! Prepare Your First Vegetable Garden

Colin McCrate is the coauthor of Food Grown Right, In Your Backyard: A Beginner’s Guide to Growing Crops at Home. We asked him for some quick advice for vegetable gardening newbies. Every day I get up and go to work at Seattle Urban Farm Company, where my job is to help people set up vegetable […]
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