Our mission is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities.

Our Social Ventures

Preparing nutritious meals for nonprofits, youth programs, and shelters.
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Serving award-winning farm-to-school menus at DC public, private, and charter schools.
Preparing adults and young adults facing barriers to employment to culinary careers.
Transforming corners stores into access points for healthy, affordable food.
Featuring fresh food made with love by DC Central Kitchen staff and students.

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