Founding Farmers Blog

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July 25, 2016 Drink, Sustainability

Introducing Virginia Vines Rosé!

Our Founding Farmers Proprietary line of Beverages is growing! Introducing Virginia Vines Rosé. A lovely, light rosé handcrafted in Madison, VA by our very own Beverage Director Jon Arroyo in conjunction with the talented team of vintners at Early Mountain Vineyards, Virginia Vines Rosé is meant to be enjoyed as an accompaniment to our Founding Farmers food or all on its own.

July 21, 2016 Press & Awards, Sustainability

Behind the Scenes: Founding Farmers Commitment to Sustainability

The planet matters, so find ways to do more good and less harm. A mantra that filters through all we do. Our food comes from American family farms and purveyors we trust, and is cooked from scratch every day.

July 12, 2016 Sustainability

Founding Farmers Tysons Obtains LEED Certification

Kudos to our team at Founding Famers Tysons for their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification! The FFT team worked closely with the LEED specialists through all phases of building, design, and development in order to meet their goal of certification signifying that FFT is a leader in and active participant of the green building movement.

June 21, 2016 Events

Founding Farmers Tysons: Happy to Host Local Girl Scout Troop

Our Founding Farmers Tysons team was thrilled to host a local, Virginia-area Girl Scout troop recently and swap stories and insight on farmer-owned restaurant concept development and the life of busy, engaging, interested teenage Girl Scouts!

June 20, 2016 Food, Press & Awards, Sustainability

What it Means to be a Farmer-Owned Restaurant

June 17, 2016 Food, Sustainability

Our Partnership with Cornell University’s Maple Program

How we love our sweet partnership with Cornell University’s Maple Program! Our partnership began in 2014, out of a conversation in our kitchen about a forest in upstate New York and our ongoing Farmers Restaurant Group (FRG) efforts of not only bringing the best product we can to all our Founding Farmers restaurant tables and hence our guests, but also our continuing commitment to sustainable ingredients.

April 26, 2016 Drink, Events, Food

Let MoCo’s Founding Farmers Wine & Dine You!

Our MoCo’s Founding Farmers team has created a special Wine & Dine event series, and we’d love for you to join us! Next up is our second Wine & Dine event will take place on Monday, June 6th at 7pm at MoCo’s Founding Farmers in Potomac, MD.

April 21, 2016 Press & Awards

Founding Farmers Announces Expansion

We’re thrilled to announce the opening of our first Founding Farmers restaurant outside the DC-Maryland-Virginia (DMV) region! Slated to open in spring 2017, at the state-of-the-art dining, retail, and residence destination – King of Prussia Town Center just outside Philadelphia, PA – Founding Farmers King of Prussia will bring the Founding Farmers brand of farmer-owned, sustainable, quality food and drink that the restaurants have become known for.

February 3, 2016 Events, Food

Show Your Sweet Side with Founding Farmers Tysons Valentine’s Day Confections

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? It tends to sneak up every year. But, we’ve got you covered. In the form of delicious, homemade confections. Our Founding Farmers Tysons pastry team has crafted a special Valentine’s Day Confections menu to help show your sweet side this February 14th.

January 8, 2016 Events

FFDC Welcomes Local Charter School!

Founding Farmers DC was thrilled to recently open our doors, for the fifth year, to some pretty amazing, enchanting, and wide-eyed preschool-3 students from the Friendship Public Charter School Southeast Academy.

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