Category archives for: Associations

Halifax, CAN: NS – Atlantic Canada’s First Food Truck Rally Rolls into Halifax

Contributed photo The Nomad Gourmet is a well-known fixture in Halifax's food truck community.

Event organizers say the rally offers an opportunity to ‘dig into delicious locally sourced dishes, and take the time to meet the individuals behind these small businesses whose creativity and commitment has sparked a local street food culture in Halifax.’

Bloomington, MN: Fighting to Free the Food Trucks in Bloomington, Minn

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Food trucks have been expanding choice and spicing up dining options in Bloomington, the fifth largest city in Minnesota and less than a half hour away from the Twin Cities.

Wheaton, MD: A Food Truck Curbside Cookoff in Wheaton, Md.

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Tired of not having the region’s tastiest food trucks all in one spot? Saturday, Sept. 28′s Curbside Cook Off in Maryland features 20 of them.

National News: Los Angeles Is The Model For Food-Truck Freedom, Washington, D.C. Is Protectionist Hell

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Thankfully, citizens and food-truck operators themselves didn’t stand for this. Widespread and vocal community activism forced the City Council of the District of Columbia to reconsider the proposed regulations.

Orlando, FL: City Should Free Food Trucks from Restrictive Pilot Program

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Food-truck owners would have to spend money on an attorney and spend time negotiating with the city, both of which are too expensive and time-consuming for a small-business entrepreneur.

National News: How One Association Is Leading a Food Truck Revolution

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A lot of times when you first start up an association, you jump into the argument that’s already being had instead of creating your own talking points.

Halifax, CAN: Gourmet Food Trucks Join Forces to Spark Food Truck Culture in Halifax

Nomad Gourmet is one of the members of the newly formed Food Truck Association of Nova Scotia.

The Food Truck Association of Nova Scotia — including Nomad Gourmet, Food Wolf, UnderPressers, BiteMe! Urban Diner, and Tin Pan Alley — will host a Food Truck Rally this fall.

Food Truck Associations – Organizing 101

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We’re expanding our initiative to help fledgling food truck associations.

Adelaide, AU: Adelaide West End Association Calls for Late Night Food Truck Festivals, Market to Help Diversify CBD’s Night Economy

The Little Big Cheese Co owners Angus Henderson and Angus Kiley at a Fork on the Road event in Light Square. The Adelaide West End Association would like to see similar food truck festival at night. Source: News Limited

Adelaide West End Association says Adelaide needs its own version of the Open Sydney plan, which sets night-time targets such as boosting the number of city users over 40 from 6 per cent to 40 per cent by 2030.

Nashville, TN: Music City Gets New Food Truck Association

The Hot Spot food truck owner Kenneth Robinson helped create the new Music City Food Truck Association. Pictured is Robinson's nephew, Joseph, who helps with the business. / Jen Todd / The Tennessean

Nashville’s growing food truck community has a new support system with the launch of the Music City Food Truck Association