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Hanover, NH: Meals on Wheels – Tuck School Students Serve Up Food, and Lessons in Business Management

The BOX founders Eric Winn, left, and Mike Parshley pose in front of their food truck, parked near Dartmouth's Baker Library in Hanover, N.H., on April 8, 2014. (Valley News - Will Parson)

Two seniors at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth have rolled out a startup venture that is providing other students with nutritious fare along with a side of basic entrepreneurial principles.

Vancouver, CAN: Beljam’s Waffles Food Truck to serve breakfast at Strathcona Elementary

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Breakfast is an important meal for everyone, especially kids. It’s our hope that other food trucks will follow in our footsteps

Augusta, GA: Laziza Mediterranean Grill Food Truck Begins Business at GRU

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Students wait for orders at the Laziza Mediterranean Grill foodtruck outside the student center at the Health Science campus. The owners have secured a six-month contract on the campus.

Laziza Mediterranean Grill is the latest business to jump on the food truck bandwagon, but it has a captive market in Georgia Regents University.

Columbus, OH: Campus Food Trucks Expand, Offer Extended Hours, Healthy Food

First Wednesday Food Trucks is an event that gathers local food trucks at the Wexner Center Plaza every first Wednesday of the month.
Credit: Courtesy of OSU Office of Student Life

This fall, local food carts and trucks stationed at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center campus throughout the week offer students a welcome reprieve from dining hall food.

Columbus, OH: Food Truck’s Dog Wins Over Customers

Ray Kinne, a 5th-year in photography, poses with his Boston Terrier, Rizzo, in front of his food cart, Rizzo’s Eats, which is usually located at 14th Avenue and High Street.
Credit: Courtesy of Ken Snow

Rizzo’s Eats uses fresh ingredients, the menu continues to evolve with the changing of the seasons

Ft. Collins, CO: Food trucks bring new lunch options to CSU

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The food trucks offer a variety of lunch options that cannot be found elsewhere on campus. Sarah Ladley, owner of Ba-Nom-a-Nom, explained her truck’s product: soft-serve frozen fruit.

Columbia, MO: Columbia High School Students Can Eat From Food Truck

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A food truck will soon be part of the lunch time choices for students at Columbia high schools.

New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers’ Iconic Grease Trucks Booted from Longtime Lot

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Food trucks have been around the campus since the 1960s

Boston, MA: Boston Schools Launch Meals on Wheels to Reach Students

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Branden Varilus, 3, of Somerville, was among 243 children who received a free meal outside of the Franklin Park.

The food truck, which does not charge for meals, is the latest addition to the summer program that provides breakfasts and lunches to more than 11,000 young people each day at more than 120 community centers and schools.

National News: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love – Food Trucks, Cultural Identity and Social Justice.

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Fish tacos, vegan cupcakes, gourmet pizzas, and barbeque ribs, all served from the confines of cramped, idling, and often garishly painted trucks.