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Garden Cafe gardener Cody Hennigan
Cody Hennigan is Garden Cafe's chief gardener. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Chef Mark Wootton of Garden Cafe in Dallas
Chef Mark Wootton's emphasis on high-quality food put the Garden Cafe's onsite crops at the forefront of the family business. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Exterior of Garden Cafe in Dallas
Garden Cafe in East Dallas grows almost all the herbs used in the kitchen onsite. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of robin in nest
A robin sits in her nest in the tranquil setting of Garden Cafe's garden. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of Garden Cafe owner Dale Wootton
Garden Cafe owner Dale Wootton passed his enjoyment of growing crops down to his son, Mark. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of kale with yellow flowers
Kale in Garden Cafe's garden is allowed to bloom in order to feed the bees and butterflies. Photo by Marshall Hinsley