Founding Farmers offers farm-inspired American true food and drink in a modern, casual and eco-friendly setting.
From our modern farmhouse, our menus for breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch include homemade and ’scratch-made’ traditional American classics inspired by the heartland.
Everything we serve is cooked from scratch, inspired by a blend of old favorites and new flavors. We bring you classic American meals and modern adaptations of great farm recipes, with something for everyone.
The Family Farmer
The American family farmer is at the heart of Founding Farmers. Truly, because the restaurant is owned by real American Family Farmers!
In Partnership with VegDC.com and Compassion Over Killing
Founding Farmers classic dishes carefully recreated to give you our extraordinary flavors without the use of meat, fish, fowl, dairy or eggs; while staying true to supporting family farmers and purveyors who are committed to sustainability.
Environmentally Friendly At Every Turn
We are dedicated to environmentally friendly practices at every turn and are proud to be DC’s first LEED (Gold) certified restaurant. We are a Certified Green RestaurantTM, and we offset our greenhouse gas emissions through Carbonfund.org. While we can’t provide absolution on environmental issues, when it comes to restaurants, you can be confident that Founding Farmers is making a wide and deep commitment across a spectrum of important topics to help preserve the earth.