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 »

NBA, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, and DC Central Kitchen team up for DC youth!

On August 6th, the NBA Foundation announced its third round of nationwide grantees – a group that includes DC Central Kitchen! The NBA Foundation’s $100,000 contribution, which follows our initial nomination by Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) and the Washington Wizards, will support the ongoing expansion of DCCK’s job training services for Opportunity Youth. With… Read more »

DCCK Adds 9 New Members to Board

Each July, DC Central Kitchen recruits a new slate of Board Members who bring diverse experiences, expertise, and insights to our organization and strategy. We are thrilled to announce an inspiring cohort of Board Members commencing their three-year terms this month. This group includes experts on child health and nutrition, business leaders invested in expanding career… Read more »