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April 30, 2015 Drink

Road Trip! Our Visit to Devils Backbone Brewing Co

A few of us had the pleasure of taking a road trip recently to Virginia’s heartland in order to spend an awesome day touring the facilities and visiting with the good people at Devils Backbone Brewing Company.

April 23, 2015 Drink, Events

Behind the BARn: Event Series Kicks Off!

We’re thrilled to share a look behind the scenes at last night’s kick-off event for our new Founding Farmers monthly series, Behind the BARn. Our dynamic Beverage Director, Jon Arroyo, and his talented team offered MoCo’s Founding Farmers guests an exclusive, fun-filled glimpse into our award-winning bar & beverage program.

March 12, 2015 Events, Food

Celebrate the Cherry Blossoms in DC

DC’s most beautiful time of year is right around the corner, Cherry Blossom season!  In honor of The National Cherry Blossom Festival this year, March 20th – April 12th, our DC location will be serving up a special dessert in celebration.  

February 6, 2015 Food, Press & Awards

Foodie and the Beast Talk Founding Farmers Tysons

Sunday, February 1st, 2015 Co-Owner Dan Simons and Chef Joe Goetze were invited to chat about our NEW location with Foodie and the Beast host Nycci Nellis. We didn’t waste any time getting right into what everyone loves most: FOOD!

February 5, 2015 Events, Press & Awards

Founding Farmers Tysons: It’s All in The Details!

Today, our food & beverage team and the entire Founding Farmers family is thrilled to open the third installment in our highly successful brand of restaurants. With Founding Farmers Tysons, located in Tysons, VA, we have grown as a team and strived to push the innovation and ingenuity envelope even further in order to inspire guests.

January 6, 2015 Events, Press & Awards

Founding Farmers Tysons Opens February 5

“We’re locked on our date, and moving full steam ahead to open the largest and most interesting and impressive restaurant in our group to date,” said Dan Simons, co-owner & concept developer.

December 1, 2014 Drink

That’s the Spirit! Delicious Holiday Cocktails

At Founding Farmers, one of our most successful elements and appealing programs at the restaurants is the bar and beverage program, which includes expertly prepared classic cocktails for our guests, but particularly to enjoy as they celebrate the holidays with friends and family in the warm embrace of the restaurants.

July 16, 2013 Press & Awards

Founding Farmers Tysons, Coming 2014

Farmers Restaurant Group is growing! We’re thrilled to announce our plans for Founding Farmers Tysons, opening in Northern Virginia (1800 Tysons Boulevard) in 2014. The menu will feature all your Founding Farmers favorites, like Chicken & Waffles, Red Velvet Cake, and the Late Harvest Salad, plus new desserts, flatbreads, and other dishes inspired by the history, geography, and culture of Virginia.

January 3, 2013 Food

Founding Farmers Recipe: Roasted Tomato Soup

It’s finally starting to feel like winter in Washington, DC and we’ve got the perfect remedy for your cold weather shivers — Founding Farmers Roasted Tomato Soup. Enjoy it with a classic grilled cheese sandwich or all on its own.

December 19, 2012 Food

The Founding Farmers Cookbook

Ever wish you could enjoy the flavors of Founding Farmers in your own home? Now you are able to do just that with the help of our first ever cookbook! The Founding Farmers Cookbook: 100 Recipes for True Food + Drink will feature recipes for some of Founding Farmer’s most popular and beloved dishes, like our Skillet Cornbread, Macaroni and Cheese, Yankee Pot Roast, Vegan Bacon Burger, Blue Ribbon Apple Pie, and many more.

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