Yahoo talks to Torrence Swain of Farmers Fishers Bakers

June 28th, 2014

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Yahoo decided to celebrate the long Fourth of July Weekend by providing its readers with the best cocktail choices for every means of Independence Day celebration. One of Yahoo’s Fourth of July celebration methods includes “glamping,” or being locked in an air-conditioned space in a woodsy home loaded with amenities. For advice on the best drink for “glamping,” Yahoo asked Torrence Swain of Farmers Fishers Bakers. Torrence recommended a Cucumber Lemonade drink for something refreshing and easy to make! Read the full article here.

 

Happy Fourth of July!

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July 24th, 2014
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Zagat Votes Farmers Fishers Bakers as “Best Outdoor Dining in D.C.”

June 9, 2014

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Summer in DC means sunshine, cold drinks and outdoor dining. Zagat has compiled a list of the best outdoor dining experiences per  every neighborhood in Washington D.C. With the abundance of restaurants in Georgetown, Farmers Fishers Bakers is honored to be Zagat’s favorite choice for outdoor dining experience. Our view of the Georgetown Waterfront, vintage tiki cocktails and focus on sustainable food options made us Zagat’s first choice. To see all of the “Best Outdoor Dining in 10 DC Neighborhoods” click here.

July 24th, 2014
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Farmers Fishers Bakers Participates at Spoon University Event

June 6, 2014
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Brunch in Washington, D.C. is more than a meal; it’s a celebration the week’s successes and the perfect start to a weekend filled with friends and food. Spoon University paid a visit to Farmers Fishers Bakers located on the Georgetown Waterfront to find out what our favorite meal was all about. Farmers Fishers Bakers offers a wide variety of brunch food from build-your-own breakfast egg scrambles to carving station as well as yogurts, salads, pizza and sushi. We were thrilled to hear how much the folks at Spoon University enjoyed our brunch spread. For full details of their experience, click here.

July 24th, 2014
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PATIO KICK OFF EVENT:  Wednesday, June 4th, 5pm-7pm

Come join us and enjoy some delicious cocktails on our beautiful patio! (weather TBD)

Our featured cocktails will showcase the organically crafted spirit; American Harvest.  Representatives from American Harvest will be on site as well to taste and discuss the spirit.

Happy Spring!  We hope to see you there.

 

Farmer’s Cosmopolitan – 10

American Harvest, Housemade Cranberry Juice, Lemon, Simply Syrup, Basil-Mint Syrup

 

Blended Cucumber Delight – 10

American Harvest, Cucumber, Cantaloupe, Lemon, Simple Syrup,lgo

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All-American Amelia – 10

American Harvest, Blackberries, Lemon, Elderflower Liquor

 

 

May 13th, 2014
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Uinta Beer Dinner

uintaJoin The Farm’s Bar & Beverage Director Jon Arroyo on Tuesday, May 6th for a delicious evening at Farmers Fishers Bakers featuring brews from Uinta Brewing Company. Executive Chef Joe Goetze has created a special five-course farm-inspired menu, paired with five of Uinta’s craft beers. Representatives from the Utah-based brewery will be in attendance to provide tasting notes and insight into the brewing process.

Please be punctual, as dinner will start promptly at 7pm and guests who arrive late may not be seated.

Tickets are $65 per person, including tax, gratuity, and a gift bag. You can purchase you tickets here.  Cheers!

 

 

THE MENU

Welcome Beer  –Monkshine – ABV 6.8%

Assorted Sushi Rolls

Hot Crab Dip

First Course –

Hop Nosh IPA  - ABV 7.3%

Original Tomato Pie Pizza, Butchers Pizza

Harvest Vegetable Pizza, Georgetown Honey Fig Pizza

 Second Course –

Birthday Suit 21 – ABV 6.3%

Fried Brussels Sprout Salad

Third Course –

DUBHE Imperial Black IPA – ABV 9.5%

Shrimp Scampi

Dessert Course –

BABA Black Lager  - ABV 4.5%

Flight of Homemade Ice Creams and Sorbets

Farm Animal Cookies and Macaroons

We politely decline any modifications to the paired menu. Please feel free to make a reservation in our main dining room here and order a la carte to accommodate your dietary needs.  Should you have any questions, please email meaghan@vsag.com. 

April 15th, 2014
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EL Buho Mezcal Release Party!

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Come celebrate the release of El Buho Mezal at Farmers Fishers Bakers Monday, April 14th from 5pm-7pm.

Our Bar & Beverage Director, Jon Arroyo, will be creating some specialty cocktails with this fantastic spirit.  Come join  us celebrate and sip on some delicious mezcal cocktails!

April 10th, 2014
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Devils Backbone Beer Dinner

devils-backbone-brewing-logoJoin The Farm’s Bar & Beverage Director Jon Arroyo on Tuesday, April 15th for a delicious evening at Farmers Fishers Bakers featuring brews from Devils Backbone Brewing Company.Executive Chef Joe Goetze has created a special five-course farm-inspired menu, paired with five of Devils Backbone craft beers. Representatives from the Virginia-based brewery will be in attendance to provide tasting notes and insight into the brewing process. 

Please be punctual, as dinner will start promptly at 6:45pm and guests who arrive late may not be seated. 

Tickets are $65 per person, including tax, gratuity, and a gift bag. You can purchase you tickets here.  Cheers!

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THE MENU

Welcome Beer – Reilly’s Red 

Starters
WhirlyPop – Hand Crank “Mushroom” Kettle Corn
Jonny’s Nuts – Peanuts, Golden Raisins, FF BBQ Spice
Farm Bread – Sweet & Sour Tomatoes, Horseradish, Pimento Cheese

First Plate
Beer: Eight Point IPA 
Cracked Black Pepper Chicken Wings
Spicy Tender Wings with Black-Pepper Soy Glaze, Lime

Second Plate
Beer: Azrael
Grilled Cheese and Roasted Tomato Soup
Mini Grilled Gruyere, White Cheddar and Muenster Cheese Brioche ‘Crouton’

Third Plate
Beer: Schwartz Bier (aged with Founding Farmer Rye Chips)
Skirt Steak
Marinated Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and Deconstructed Street Corn

Dessert
Beer: Pear Lager 
Farmhouse Shortcake
Our Fluffy Table Biscuit with Fresh Berries and Whipped Cream

**If you have any allergies or dietary restrictions, please email Meaghan@VSAG.com prior to purchasing tickets to find out if we can accommodate your needs.

March 28th, 2014
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Come Celebrate with The Farm!

Last Fall Founding Farmers celebrated the 5-year anniversary of the flagship location on Pennsylvania Ave. NW. This April, we mark two more notable milestones in the history of The Farm – the 5-year anniversary of our own Founding Farmers Rye, and the official release of The Farm Gin – the second in a growing line of proprietary, locally produced spirits from Farmers Restaurant Group. We call it ‘From Farm to Still!’

Please join award-winning Bar & Beverage Director Jon Arroyo and our partner, Copper Fox Distillery for a special spirit tasting tour and party at Founding Farmers DC and Farmers Fishers Bakers.

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WHAT5-Year Anniversary Celebration of Founding Farmers Rye / Official Launch Party for The Farm Gin

Tastings, menu samplings, cocktail recipe creations and the inside perspective on a proprietary line of spirits in our DC restaurants.

 

 

WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 

 

Founding Farmers, 1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 5pm-7pm

Farmers Fishers Bakers, 3000 K Street, NW, Washington Harbour, Georgetown, 6:30pm-8:30pm

 

 

 

WHO: The Farm’s own Jon Arroyo, Master Distiller Rick Wasmund, current and former FRG bartenders, and US Bartenders Guild DC Chapter friends 

 

Founding Farmers

5pm-6pm > Juan Coronado, Think Food Group, and Taha Ismail of Graffiato/Kapnos/Mike Isabella Group join Jon Arroyo ‘behind the wood’

6pm-7pm  > Chu Yi, Founding Farmers DC circa 2009 (and current FFMoCo Head Bartender) Jaclyn Beasley, Founding Farmers circa 2010, and a surprise guest bartender TBA.

 

Farmers Fishers Bakers 

6:30-7:30pm > Jon Arroyo and Aaron Joseph, Wit and Wisdom – Agraria/ Farmers and Fishers circa 2010

7:30-8:30pm > Glendon Hartley, Cava Group, Agraria/Farmers and Fishers circa 2010, and Bob Vanlancker, Farmers and Fishers circa 2011 (and current FFDC Head Bartender)

 

WHY:  It’s a celebration of sprits and the art of distillation! Taste the FF Rye, meet Master Distiller Rick Wasmund and learn about the process of transforming barley and other botanicals into our distinctive spirits. Toast the line, the barley farmer, and the cocktails as you enjoy bites and snacks. (cash bar)

 

We invite you to come and learn about the spirits from the FRG award-winning bar staff as well as to enjoy libations prepared by Farm bar alumnus and friends.

 

Cheers!

March 26th, 2014
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Finch’s Beer Dinner

FinchJoin The Farm’s Bar & Beverage Director Jon Arroyo on Tuesday, March 18th at 6:45pm for a delicious evening at Farmers Fishers Bakers featuring brews from Finch’s Beer Company - www.finchbeer.com.

Executive Chef Joe Goetze has created a special five-course menu, paired wit five of the Chicago based brewery’s beers. Representatives from Finch’s Beer Co. will be in attendance to provide tasting notes and insight into the brewing company’s award winning operation.

Tickets are $65 per person including tax and gratuity.  You can purchase your tickets here:  ffbfinchs.bpt.me.   Cheers!

THE MENU

Starter
Muffuletta Farm Bread
Beer: Sobek & Set Black IPA

First Course
Homemade Duck Bacon, Poached Egg, Goat Cheese Cream of Spinach, and Smoked Ham Jus
Beer: Golden Wing Blonde Ale

Second Course
Classic Creole Crab, Shrimp, and Local Andouille Sausage Gumbo
Beer: Facist Pig Ale

Third Course
Skillet Roasted Bacon Glazed Poussin and Sweet Potato Banana Compote with Dark Cherry Sauce
Beer: Cutthroat Pale Ale

Dessert
Vanilla Cream Stuffed Beignets with Powdered Sugar
Beer: Secret Stache Stout

February 20th, 2014
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Sierra Nevada Beer Dinner on February 18 – SOLD OUT

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Join The Farm’s Bar & Beverage Director Jon Arroyo on Tuesday, February 18 for a delicious evening at Farmers Fishers Bakers featuring brews from craft beer pioneer Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.

Executive Chef Joe Goetze has created a special five-course menu, paired with five of the iconic Northern California brewery’s beers. Representatives from Sierra Nevada will be in attendance to provide tasting notes and insight into the brewing company’s award winning operation.

Tickets are $65 per person, including tax, gratuity, and a gift bag – purchase your ticket here. Cheers!

THE MENU
Starter
Ham Hock Rillete with Sweet & Sour Green Tomatoes and Buttered Toast
Deep Fried Deviled Eggs
Beer: Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale

First Course
Fisherman Stew with Buttered Poached Swordfish
Beer: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

Second Course
Black Pepper Steen’s Syrup Glazed Pork Belly
Beer: Ruthless Rye IPA

Third Course
Chicken Fried Boneless Quail with Roasted Butternut Squash and Andouille Sausage Clam Chowder Sauce
Beer: Weizenbock

Dessert
Bananas Foster Funnel Cake
Beer: Ovila Abbey Quad with Plums

January 14th, 2014
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Through The Eyes of The Farmer

The Farm is a concept development and restaurant management company established on a platform of farm-inspired American true food and drink in modern, upscale casual, and eco-friendly settings. The Farm created the internationally recognized, award-winning Founding Farmers restaurant in the heart of Washington, D.C., which opened in 2008, and has been host to more than 1.2 million guests since then, as one of the most popular 'must-do' experiences in the nation's capital. The Farm works with an ongoing commitment to supporting American family farmers with exceptional culinary and mixology programs, to providing great service, to sourcing regionally and seasonally whenever possible, and to creating unique, inspired, creative, fun and inviting spaces. (read more)

Opening Hours

First Bake:
Mon – Fri, 7:30am – 10am
Lunch, Dinner, Sushi:
Mon – Wed, 11:00am – 10pm
Thurs, 11:00am – 11pm
Fri, 11:00am – midnight
Sat, 2:00pm – midnight
Sun, 2:00pm – 10pm
Farm Market Brunch:
Sat, 9:00am – 2pm
Sun, 9:00am – 2pm

Environmentally Friendly

The Farm and Founding Farmers are dedicated to environmentally friendly practices at every turn. We are proud to say that our Founding Farmers flagship location opened as Washington DC's first LEED Gold Certified restaurant, and as the first upscale-casual, full-service LEED Gold restaurant in the country. Our restaurants operate as Certified Green Restaurants through the Green Restaurant Association, and annually we offset our greenhouse gas emissions with the purchase of offset credits through Carbonfund.org. Our Montgomery County, Md. location, is 100% wind powered.

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