News Category: Featured

A WIC Win: Good Returns and Healthy Corners

The Healthy Corners Team chats with Bellevue residents outside of Elmira Market at a community event on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. Elmira Market is one of the Healthy Corners partner stores that now accepts WIC checks. Hadley Chittum | DC Central Kitchen Ten years after the first seeds of Healthy Corners stores were planted in… Read more »

A Glimpse of Our Future Home

Michael Klein speaks to the crowd of DC Central Kitchen supporters at the Bringing the Kitchen Home Launch Event on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Friends and supporters of DC Central Kitchen filled The Point’s dining room on Thursday, September 30, 2021 as we officially launched the Bringing the Kitchen Home campaign, an important milestone in… Read more »

Graduation is Good Business

CJT Class 125 celebrates after receiving their diplomas at the RISE Demonstration Center on Monday, September 27, 2021. It was an inspiring afternoon on Monday, September 27th as 19 graduates filed into the DC RISE Demonstration Center to receive their official diplomas for completing our Culinary Job Training (CJT) program. Class 125, sponsored by Raytheon… Read more »

Federal Policy & Fruit Salad: 10 Years of Fighting For Food Justice Through Healthy Corner Stores

Food insecurity did not simply become a crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic – it already was one for 35 million Americans — but it did become far more visible. In addition to not having enough food to eat, millions of Americans struggle to access the nutritious foods they need to maintain their health and reduce… Read more »

Gleaning at JK Community Farm

Gleaning – the act of collecting leftover crops from a farmer’s fields after the harvest – goes back centuries. DC Central Kitchen relies on our local farm partners, including Dreaming Out Loud, Potomac Vegetable Garden, and the Franciscan Monastery, among others in the National Capital Region, to prepare and deliver nutritious meals to community partners… Read more »