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March Community Service Project
March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Martha’s Table, in partnership with the Capital Area Food Bank, launched Joyful Food Markets to increase access to and encourage consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables east of the Anacostia River. In each school, colorful tables are filled with baskets of fresh produce and healthy non-perishable food, while festive music plays. Families and children can mingle with volunteers and school administrators while selecting from fresh, seasonal produce and healthy pantry staples, totaling 23 pounds of food per enrolled student. The Markets also feature kids’ cooking activities, recipe samples, and chef-led culinary demonstrations, designed to get children excited about healthy eating and cooking.
Please join us on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm as we Adopt-A-Market at Democracy Prep Congress Heights Public Charter School in SE DC.
Below are the food items that are in need:
- Canned tuna, chicken or salmon
- Peanut butter
- Meals in a can (soup, stew, chili)
- Low-sodium canned vegetables
- Canned fruit in its own juice or water
- Olive or canola oil
- Low-sugar whole grain cereals
- Healthy snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried fruit)
Location: Democracy Prep is located 0.7 miles from the Congress Heights Metro Station on the Green Line. On-site parking is also available.