July 27, 2023 at 8:50 AM
The Global Passport trip was a trip I’ll never forget…I was able to step out of my comfort zone and create new relationships.
Martha’s Table’s Community Kitchen is designed to promote upward economic mobility. The program supports culinary entrepreneurs’ business knowledge and growth, expands their ability to serve more customers, and creates the foundation for long-term success! Martha’s Table operates this program in partnership with the Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC), whose mission is to drive the economic and social advancement of low-to moderate-income Latinos and other underserved communities by equipping them with the skills and tools to achieve financial independence and become leaders in their communities.
Contact Martha’s Table at email@example.com to learn more about the Community Kitchen.Press Release
The Community Kitchen program will provide aspiring food business owners with access to the Martha’s Table state-of-the-art commercial kitchen facility. Martha’s Table has organized the program in partnership with the Latino Economic Development Center’s (LEDC) Food Venture Initiative (FVI) to support the growth and development of business owners of color who either work or live in Ward 8.
In addition to access to a best-in-class kitchen, Martha’s Table and the LEDC Food Venture Initiative will provide comprehensive training, resources, and mentorship to help the entrepreneurs build and scale profitable and sustainable food businesses in the competitive industry.
The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) is a community-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to drive the economic and social advancement of low-to moderate-income Latinos and other underserved communities by equipping them with the skills and tools to achieve financial independence and become leaders in their communities. LEDC offers a range of supports and services to equip Latinos and other underserved communities with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities.
In alignment with its place-based approach, Martha’s Table prioritizes enrollment for the growth and development of business owners of color who either work or live in Ward 8
Prior to any kitchen use, approved food entrepreneurs must submit the following completed documents:
Martha’s Table will publicly announce when the application period for the next cohort will begin. Tentatively the application period will commence in Fall, 2023.
If you have any questions about the Community Kitchen program please submit inquiries via firstname.lastname@example.org
A member of our Community Kitchen team will follow up with you to provide follow-up support.
In addition to resources provided via the Community Kitchen program, participants have access to the range of support and services provided by Martha’s Table, such as Healthy Food, Emotional Wellness supports and Early Childhood Education programming. Please note that some programs may have eligibility criteria.
The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) oversees a kitchen matchmaking program that is designed to match food entrepreneurs with commercial kitchens in the city. In addition to kitchen matching they also offer a suite of training to increase skills and capacity pertinent to business growth. If you are interested in learning more about the program offerings please visit the website below.
June 28, 2023 at 11:31 PM
In May 1983, Bethesda United Methodist Church collected 277 sandwiches to support Martha’s Table and its program McKenna’s Wagon, for the first time. In May 2023, the church celebrated 40 years of support by collecting over 2,000 sandwiches and trail mix.