Back to the Roots

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Back to the Roots is an Oakland, California based company founded in 2009 by two UC Berkeley seniors who gave up corporate jobs to become urban mushroom farmers. Our first product was a mushroom kit that allowed anyone to grow fresh mushrooms right out of a little brown box in just ten days. Today, we offer a variety "ready-to-grow" and "ready-to-eat" products which are sold in thousands of locations including Whole Foods, Costco, Nordstrom, The Home Depot, Target, World Market, Petco, Loblaw, Wegman's, Fresh Market, Safeway, Kroger, Urban Outfitters, Sam's Club, Crate & Barrel and many other fine retail locations nationwide. Back to the Roots was a Martha Stewart American Made Awards winner and named as one of Forbes 25 Most Innovative Consumer Brands in 2013.
TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQOakland, US
Websitebacktotheroots.com
Employee Ratings4.4

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)53(+4%)

Back to the Roots Office Locations

Back to the Roots has an office in Oakland
Oakland, US (HQ)
424 2nd St
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Back to the Roots Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2009

Back to the Roots total Funding

$20 m

Back to the Roots latest funding size

$3 m

Time since last funding

8 months ago

Back to the Roots investors

Back to the Roots's latest funding round in February 2019 was reported to be $3 m. In total, Back to the Roots has raised $20 m
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Back To The Roots Expands With New Funding And Retail Growth

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to the Roots, the fastest growing organic food & gardening company innovating the way families are connecting with food, announces today its $3M series C led by Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT), the country's leading lawn, garden and...

Back to the Roots Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Back to the Roots founded?

    Back to the Roots was founded in 2009.

  • How many employees does Back to the Roots have?

    Back to the Roots has 53 employees.

  • Who are Back to the Roots competitors?

    Competitors of Back to the Roots include FRUANDES, One Village Coffee and Tofurky.

  • Where is Back to the Roots headquarters?

    Back to the Roots headquarters is located at 424 2nd St, Oakland.

  • Where are Back to the Roots offices?

    Back to the Roots has an office in Oakland.

  • How many offices does Back to the Roots have?

    Back to the Roots has 1 office.