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Our programs are run by a growing team of creative, food-loving, hard-working youth advocates and food entrepreneurs.

Brainfood News

Bringing Indonesia to Brainfood: Meet YSEALI Fellow Tisha Rumbewas (Part 2)

(Read Part 1 here) June 30, 2017 marked the beginning of my…

Bringing Indonesia to Brainfood: Meet YSEALI Fellow Tisha Rumbewas (Part 1)

I’d like to begin my story by introducing myself. My name is…

Meet our fall Community Cooking Coaches intern!

Jocelyn is currently assisting in the Community Cooking Coaches…

Brainfood Homegrown Mini-Market Thursdays 5-7pm

Work or live near Mt. Vernon Square and want to get your…

From Burma to Brainfood: Reflections from Paing

Aung Myo Paing shares his journey to Brainfood through the…

Learning and Growing

Learning and Growing in the Brainfood Kitchen Joys, Challenges,…

Grabbing seconds of a Brainfood Program is a sweet deal

Three C’s and more food, please! Our second year program,…

Spring Beginnings: Brainfood Youth Garden Updates

Exciting things are happening at the Brainfood Youth Garden at…

First Impressions

Meet Maria and Elana, Brainfood's newest interns applying their…

Things you might not know about Brainfood

“When you're sad, you need this popcorn in your life!” So…
Homegrown Vadouvan Curry Popcorn

Brainfood Homegrown Popcorn in the snack aisle at Whole Foods

Brainfood Homegrown is thrilled to announce that our Vadouvan…

Brainfood Homegrown partnering with Washington's Green Grocer

Brainfood Homegrown Almond, Pecan, and Pumpkin Seed Granola and…
Brainfood Fox News

Brainfood named Power Player of the Week

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace has named Brainfood their…

Brainfood Events

Join us at the Osteria Morini Pig Roast

Join us on Sunday, September 24th for Osteria Morini's 4th…

Brainfood Best Chef Dinner

Join us for this rare collaboration of 8 of D.C.'s best chefs…

Brainfood Homegrown Mini-Market Thursdays 5-7pm

Work or live near Mt. Vernon Square and want to get your…

2017 D.C. Burger Throwdown is Postponed - Stay Tuned for New Date!

The 2017 D.C. Burger Throwdown is being rescheduled.  Please…

Brainfood partners with Whole Foods at DCCK's Capital Food Fight

Brainfood Homegrown was very excited to participate in the 2016…

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