Closed for the Holiday: DC Emancipation Day


In observance of DC Emancipation Day, Martha’s Table will be closed on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. McKenna’s Wagon and volunteer shifts at The Maycroft will continue to operate on a normal schedule. All other programs (Education, Outfitters, and Martha’s Table Markets at The Commons and The Maycroft) are closed and will resume on Wednesday, April […]

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Meet Us at The Maycroft – Doors Open on Wednesday, March 6, 2019!


An exciting transition awaits Martha’s Table at the end of the month. We will host our last day of programming at our historic 14th Street location on Thursday, February 28, 2019. All of our high-quality programs (early childhood education, healthy food supports, and volunteer opportunities) will move with us to our newly renovated, thoughtfully designed […]

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Inclement Weather Updates – Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Updated: Wednesday, February 20 at 6:45 AM Due to inclement weather, Martha’s Table programs and offices will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The only program that will operate is McKenna’s Wagon – our mobile food van delivering hot meals downtown to neighbors experiencing homelessness or hunger. Thank you to our dedicated McKenna’s Wagon […]

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Join Us at The Table: Community Dinners


Join us at the Table for a  Community Dinner: an opportunity to gather and nourish that is open to all, at no-cost. Thank you to Susan Gage Caterers​ for creating a delicious meal . . . cozy and comforting pot pie is on the menu. – Bring a friend, bring your family. – RSVP required. […]

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5 Ways to Shop at No Cost


Five Ways to Shop at No Cost fresh fruits | vegetables | pantry items | no government ID required Martha’s Market at The Commons 2375 Elvans Road SE Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Extended hours on Tuesdays 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Shop twice/month during government shutdown Martha’s Market at 14th Street […]

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Affected by the Shutdown? WE STAND WITH YOU.


As the government shutdown continues, Martha’s Table is responding to the increased need for healthy food to support thousands of federal workers as well as employees in DC industries – restaurant, food trucks, federal contracts, etc. – who are feeling the effects of the furlough. Guests are welcome to shop for fresh produce and pantry […]

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Recap of Monthly e-updates


Fall 2018 E-newsletter editions September 2018 Back to School in Two Centers Back to Markets – Joyful Food Markets Launch their 2018-2019 School Year Program Martha’s Outfitters Stands with Families with Young Children Volunteer Group of the Month:  Feeding America DC October 2018 Urban Alliance & Martha’s Table Partnership New Neighbors Join us at the […]

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December Newsletter

Read our December Newsletter here. Teacher Spotlight Lyft Grocery Access Program Volunteer Opportunities

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Action Alert: Volunteer Drivers Needed for McKenna’s Wagon


McKenna’s Wagon offers chef-created, scratch-made hot meals, snacks, and beverages each night to residents of D.C. To ensure delivery of meals 365 days of the year, McKenna’s Wagon needs more drivers.  Two drivers are needed each night for a volunteer shift under 2 hours:  4:45pm ~ 6:30pm. Join us as a McKenna’s Wagon driver with these […]

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Martha’s Table Teams Up with Lyft to Address Barriers to Healthy Food Access


On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Martha’s Table and Lyft announced a pilot program to provide local families with $2.50 Lyft Shared rides to three grocery and market partners in Wards 7 and 8.  During a six-month pilot period from January through June, families with children enrolled at six participating elementary schools and Martha’s Table Early […]

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Request for Applications for Student Ambassadors


Calling all college students passionate about food justice, empowering children & changing lives through non-profit management. Consider applying to be a Martha’s Table Student Ambassador to learn, to invest in your community and to connect with like-minded individuals in the DC Metro area. Contact Uneka King at for more information or see application below.   […]

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Community Harvest Dinner


Join us as we celebrate the fall season with a delicious meal for all to enjoy! Saturday, November 17 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Panorama Room (1600 Morris Rd. SE) Free face painting, crafts, and dancing will be available. Also, our partners from Kicks 4 the […]

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Family Nutrition and Cooking Workshops at The Commons


In partnership with UDC, Martha’s Table invites our families and neighbors to sign-up for a FREE Family Nutrition and Cooking Workshop series. Dates: November 5 – 9 (Monday through Friday) Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Location: The Commons (2375 Elvans Rd. SE.) Participants will learn how to: Plan nutritious meals Increase physical activity Practice […]

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East of the River Book Festival

Celebrate the joy of reading!   The 5th Annual East of the River Book Festival is around the corner! This free event will highlight to work of indie writers, small publishers, and book shops. Saturday, October 20, 2018| 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM|  Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (2427 Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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Summer Markets are Back!


Our free summer Joyful Food Markets are back starting this June! Popping up at five locations on a biweekly basis, these markets are free and open to the public. Come pay us a visit for no-cost food, including plenty of fresh produce, hands-on cooking activities, and community resources. Go green and don’t forget to bring […]

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