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PLANET FORWARD
Local farm helps alleviate ‘food apartheid’ in Washington, D.C.

Growing healthy food for the residents of D.C.’s Ward 8 is more than a job for the team at The Well at Oxon Runit’s a passion. 

The Well at Oxon Run Manager, Charles Rominiyi, sits and smiles at the camera
MODERN HEALTHCARE
Food-Is-Medicine Programs Gain Speed Amid Funding Concerns

Food-is-medicine programs are spiking in popularity, with health systems, grocers and delivery services getting in on the action. But the efforts are far from hitting their stride. 

WASHINGTON POST
At Bread for the City, doctors prescribe fresh fruit and veggies

An innovative program developed by DC Greens allows doctors from Bread for the City’s health clinic to prescribe fruits and vegetables to patients who are diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension or at risk of developing them.  

The DES
D.C. jail food is so rotten or processed that inmates throw two-thirds of it away, according to a new survey

According to a release of a DC Greens study on food insecurity in D.C. jails, study found that a vast majority of respondents reported being served inadequate food on an occasional to frequent basis. 

WASHINGTON INFORMER
DC Greens Brings Fresh Produce to East of The River

Programs by DC Greens, a local non-profit organization advancing health equity through a “just and resilient” food system, bolster residents amid threats of closing grocery stores.

ABC7 (WJLA-TV)
"Food is health. Food is medicine. Food is a human right."

Watch DC Greens’ Luisa Furstenberg-Beckman speak with ABC 7 about the Food Is Medicine approach of our critical program, Produce Rx. 

NBC Washington
Southeast DC Farm cultivates fresh food access with monthly produce giveaway

DC Greens’ The Well at Oxon Run and Capital Area Food Bank team up to host monthly fresh-food giveaways.

Farm Manager Kenny opens the gates at The Well at Oxon Run
PEPCO
DC Greens Among 2023 Pepco Sustainable Communities Grantees

Pepco and Sustainable Maryland Award Nine District of Columbia and Maryland Communities and Nonprofits $100,000 to Support Open Space and Resiliency Projects

WTOP NEWS
Your doctor wants you to eat healthy. You could even get a prescription for it

A study out this week in the American Heart Association’s Journal Circulation found that programs like DC Greens’ Produce Rx led to increased consumption of fruits and vegetables in low-income homes where affordability is often a barrier.  

WASHINGTON INFORMER
Residents in Wards 7 and 8 Struggle with Food Insecurity Amid Grocery Store Shortage

Throughout the District, Bread for the City, DC Greens, and other organizations are providing services intended to lift barriers that often prevent District residents from enjoying nutritious meals. 

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