Working Towards a Healthy, Hunger-Free DC

By: Melissa Roark, Americorps Anti-Hunger VISTA, DC Hunger Solutions …..  Right here in our Nation’s Capital, nearly one out of seven households struggles with hunger, with uncertain or limited access to, or ability to buy, nutritionally adequate and safe food. Founded as an initiative of the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) in 2002, D.C.

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Eating Local All Year Long

By: Nikki Warner, Markets and Communication Manager at FRESHFARM Markets …..  You eat kale, you cook healthy meals, but do you know where you food comes from? If you shop at producer only farmers markets in our area, not only will you have access to healthy food, but you’ll have the opportunity to talk with the folks

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Healthy Alternatives at DCCK!

By: Erica Teti, Associate Director of Communications at DC Central Kitchen …..  DC Central Kitchen’s mission is to use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities. With nearly 200,000 DC residents living on city blocks where the closest healthy food retailer is at least three times farther than the closest fast food

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Dreaming Out Loud

By: Christopher Bradshaw, Executive Director at Dreaming Out Loud ….. Dreaming Out Loud is a small organization that punches above its weight. In 2014, with a small footprint we were able to have a big impact on communities and the food system through Aya Community Markets, our growing network of farmers markets and mobile farm-stands.

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