Martha's Table In The News


Obama Turkey Pardon

President Obama on Wednesday morning pardoned a pair of turkeys – Apple and “feathered understudy” Cider – quipping that “it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November.”

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Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Today First Lady Michelle Obama sent an email to the White House email list to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and encourage Americans to get involved in serving their communities.

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Obama and Family Help Distribute Food

President Obama and his family spread some holiday cheer today at a charity center in Washington, D.C.

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Spotlight on Martha’s Outfitters

You’ve probably walked by it a million times. But have you ever gone in? Martha’s Outfitters (14th between V and W) is a part of Martha’s Table, a local charity that provides organic, local food to the needy, has a daycare onsite, and offers programs for teens. Martha’s Table just celebrated its 30th anniversary, and Martha’s Outfitters is about to celebrate its 6th. Martha’s Table is really a staple of our community.

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First Lady Invites Special Guests to White House State Dinner

More than 72 hours before Maria Gomez was to sit down at her first White House state dinner, days before she’d found the teal evening gown she’d wear, her engraved invitation to Wednesday’s gala in honor of Mexican President Felipe Calderón and his wife, Margarita Zavala, was already framed and hanging on the wall outside her office at Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care.

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At Martha’s Table, Cooking for a Cause

You think the Energizer Bunny has unflagging energy? He’s a lazy snail compared with Demetrios Recachinas. In fact, next to the hyperkinetic food program manager at Martha’s Table, just about everyone else seems to be moving in slo-mo.

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