Raleigh native, Sean Fowler, returned to his boyhood stomping grounds on the corner of Fairview Rd. and Oberlin Rd. to open Mandolin restaurant.  Sean’s culinary journey has come full circle to recreate the fresh Southern foods that filled his childhood home, led him to train in some of the country’s top restaurants. Now Chef Sean sources a lot of his ingredients locally and invites his followers to visit the farmers that he so respects.


Angela Salamanca, and her uncle Carlos opened Centro in 2007 to showcase their love for art and fresh delicious Mexican food.  Angela prides herself of using local fresh and organic ingredients to make her food healthy and flavorful, and to support local farmers. Angela and the Centro team invite you to visit her partner farmer Daniel Dayton at Old Milburnie so you can better understand how she collaborates with select local farmers to create healthy and delicious food for our community. 


Irregardless Cafe stands as a pioneer in the restaurant business for implementing concepts like ‘local’ and ‘sustainable’ long before they became buzzwords. Since 1975, The Irregardless Café has been providing fresh-from-the-farm healthy and innovative meals. Arthur and his team invite you to book the experiences below to better understand how he collaborates with local farmers to create healthy and delicious food for the community.