Martha’s Table resumes early childhood education programming. 

As the District moves into Phase 2 of reopening, our education centers in NW and SE are open for enrolled MT families — implementing a safe, socially distant strategy to keep children, families, and staff healthy.

Our COVID-19 food response will continue throughout our reopening process.

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Enrolling Now!

Martha’s Table is enrolling now for the fall!

Enrolling children 6 weeks to 4 years.

Complete the online application today to receive more information about enrollment.

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Celebrating 40 Years Strong!

We are celebrating our 40th anniversary all year long with a series of events open to the community. Learn more about our 40 Years Strong philosophy and ways to get involved.

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We believe that every child deserves the opportunity for their brightest future and a deeply engaged family and community committed to their success. For 40 years, Martha’s Table has worked to support strong children, strong families, and strong communities by increasing access to quality education programs, healthy food, and family supports.

Welcome to Martha’s Table

For 40 years, we have worked to support strong children, strong families, and strong communities in Washington, DC. With our three locations, we stand firmly alongside neighbors on both sides of the Anacostia River by offering high-quality programs and services.

“The Joyful Food Market brings so much to our community. My girls love the foods that the chef prepares and I love that…I take the recipes home and introduce these things to the rest of my family.”

Parent and Joyful Food Market patron

“The teachers at Martha’s Table go above and beyond. They’ve helped me transition Zayli to her own bed, helped get her potty trained, and even helped me work out academic and professional goals for myself.”

Family in our Early Headstart Education Program

“I am surprised at the impact that the Joyful Food Market has had on my family…the entire family tries to incorporate new fruits and vegetables into our diets now.”

Parent and Joyful Food Market patron

“The no-cost lobby market keeps my pantry stacked and my wallet full. So, I stop by once a month. I feel welcomed every time.”

Lobby Market patron

“I am grateful to be a part of Martha’s Table. As a teacher, we leave our egos at the door and are fully present. We teach the whole child and sing and play as a way of learning. They do not just sit to be tested. They prepare socially and emotionally as well as academically for Kindergarten.”

Teacher of our Early Head Start program


Sips & Suppers 2020

Various Locations

SIPS & SUPPERS 2020 An Exclusive D.C. Dining Experience January 26, 2020 Taking place on January 26, Sips & Suppers will enter its 12th year and will offer its traditional format as well as select in-restaurant experiences. The Private Residence Experience—These traditional events will be hosted by individuals in their private reside...

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