One of our Vendors talks about his experience when he was living outside and how people would taunt him because of it.
Content categorized as Hunger
A new report found that food deserts make up 11 percent of Washington, D.C. and are concentrated heavily in areas of poverty and low transportation.
A white man’s reflections on racial oppression in the United States.
Carpenter’s Shelter, an Alexandria nonprofit, celebrated Thanksgiving with current and former residents.
Artist-vendor Angelyn Whitehurst writes about jazz and poetry at Loaves and Fishes.
Joyful Food Markets is a monthly pop-up market run by Martha’s Table and the Capital Area Food Bank that gives the families of elementary students in Wards 7 and 8 free produce and nonperishable groceries at monthly community events. Each enrolled child at the 21 schools where Joyful Markets are currently held can receive 23 pounds of food. Martha’s Table also hosts free pop-up markets at Rita Bright and Fort Stanton community centers.
Vendor Marcus Green discusses a worthy local cause and how much it helped him.
The D.C. City Council discusses what parts of the District are considered “food deserts” and how to bring grocery store access to these areas.
The largest food bank in the D.C. area stopped accepting donations of candy, full-calorie soda and non-bread bakery items on September 1, according to a recent report from The Washington Post Express.
Vendor-artist Latishia Graham describes why pizza is her favorite food.
“It is my hope that Mayor Bowser embraces the council’s changes and works with us and the community to close D.C. General as quickly as possible,” wrote DC council member David Grosso.
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