DC Mayor’s Office Proposes Investments in Health and Healthy Eating


We commend Mayor Bowser for proposing significant commitments in her State of the District Address and FY16 Budget to programs that increase access to health supports and healthy food— including a proposed FY16 $750,000 investment in expanding joyful food markets.

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Bowser Spikes Joy into the Moten Community


On Thursday, February 28th Moten Elementary’s Joyful Food Market got a special visitor. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser chose the Market as the setting for the announcement of her latest appointment, Spike Mendelsohn, who will serve as the Chair of D.C.’s inaugural Food Policy Council.

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Help Build Home Libraries for Our Students!


We are hosting a Family Literacy Night on May 7th themed, “Healthy Minds & Healthy Bodies”, in which our families can celebrate and learn the importance of language, literacy and good nutrition. One activity we are offering is the opportunity for families to “Build Your Own Home Library” by selecting quality, age appropriate books for their children so they can have […]

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New Leaders, New Energy

Our fierceness requires a leadership team to match. We are pleased to announce that 3 strong leaders and fierce advocates for low-income DC neighbors are officially on board! Caron, Amy and Tiffany (pictured) will be joining our talented team and continue to increase the impact and quality of all we do.

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My First Week on the Job at Martha’s Table


I started Wednesday morning in the kitchen with Chef April, where I made baked sweet potato fries for the 200 children in the Martha’s Table early child care center. At noon, I jumped over to the classrooms, and had lunch with the adorable two- and three-years, all of whom seemed to love my sweet potato fries, as well as the made-from-scratch turkey cheeseburgers and sliced oranges.

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Martha’s Table: 35 Years of Partnering with District Neighbors


For 35 years, Martha’s Table has fought the challenges of poverty in the District. In 2015, we are celebrating our history and Setting the Table for the Next 35.

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