There’s a certain thrum of energy that comes from a local Founding Farmers dining room. Especially on a weekend for brunch, the hustle and bustle of the popular restaurant chain is a welcome space for patrons in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 began, that energy has yet to return to the dining rooms, but that’s not slowing the company down.
To help move the business forward in a direction that provides “everyone in our communities with food, drink, and the provisions needed to stay healthy, happy, and well-fed,” according to the website, Founding Farmers Market & Grocery launched in April.
In NoVA, both the Reston and Tysons restaurant locations are now offering a lengthy list of items bound to compete with your grocery store favorites, ranging from pre-prepared meals to everyday staples.
Pre-packaged single meals such as beef brisket with macaroni and cheese and collard greens are perfect for one-person homes during the pandemic, whereas family-style meals like pizza and 16-piece fried chicken dinners (with sides, too) are great for houses packed with their social distancing clan.
When ordering online, you can also find deli meat and cheese, freshly baked breads, salads and dressings, homemade pastas and sauces, breakfast pastries, snacks, produce, dairy items, alcoholic beverages (wine, beer, spiked seltzer, you name it) and so much more.
The company has launched the program making and packaging over 500 items daily, so chances are, you’ll find what you’re looking for, and avoid that long line at the grocery store.
Plus, if you have any additional wellness needs, Founding Farmers has partnered with Apothékary to offer plant-based medicines and products from Every Day Optimal, the leading supplier of USA-made CBD oil products.
To get your order, you have the choice of contactless pickup or local delivery for $6.99, and a guarantee that a staff member will safely wave at you through the window to ensure everyone maintains the proper distance.
And, if you are all stocked up on groceries but just simply miss the meals at Founding Farmers, the restaurant’s full menu is still available to-go, minus the dining room atmosphere (at least for now).
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