For pregnant women, the consequences of meal uncertainty stretch beyond mom’s health. Inconsistent food access can lead to low birth weight and a greater risk for birth defects. But a relatively new program in D.C. is hoping that several months of healthy, hearty meals can make a big difference in the health of young families.
More than faith is growing at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore. There is a movement to build a sustainable food system, including a community garden.
This year is D.C. Central Kitchen’s 30th anniversary. But the local nonprofit that works to break the cycle of hunger and poverty isn’t celebrating. Here’s why.
In one of the D.C.-area’s wealthiest counties, more than one-third of students receive free and reduced-price meals at school. And a Bethesda-based real estate agent wants to make sure they aren’t left wondering what they’ll eat on weekends.
Thanksgiving and other feast-centered holidays are just around the corner. And while many people prepare their kitchens and their stretchy pants to overindulge in the tastiest of fares, the reality of the holidays is much darker for many people who don’t have enough.
There’s an oasis — or 29 — in D.C.’s biggest food dessert. In an area with few grocery stores and limited access to fruits and vegetables, a local organization tackles food insecurity and healthy eating.
For a lot of kids, the sound of school\’s final bell signals fun
and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering where their next meal will come from.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.