food truck http://wamc.org en New Rules To Govern Food Trucks In The Works http://wamc.org/post/new-rules-govern-food-trucks-works <p>With the warm weather months ahead the city of Springfield, Massachusetts is looking to regulate food trucks and similar roadside vendors.&nbsp; It is an issue many municipalities dealt with years ago, but it has so far eluded the state’s third-largest city.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:31:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 86112 at http://wamc.org New Rules To Govern Food Trucks In The Works Berkshire Communities Driving Discussions Over Food Trucks http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-communities-driving-discussions-over-food-trucks <p>Communities in western Massachusetts are trying to figure out how to balance the opportunities and challenges they see with the emergence of food trucks in the region.</p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 20:34:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 79148 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Communities Driving Discussions Over Food Trucks Owners Of Local Food Truck File Lawsuit Against NYRA, New York State Officials http://wamc.org/post/owners-local-food-truck-file-lawsuit-against-nyra-new-york-state-officials <p></p><p>The owners of a Capital Region food truck are suing New York state officials after they were prevented from vending at the Empire State Plaza and Saratoga Race Course. The spat has set off a First Amendment debate.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The owners of the Schenectady-based “Wandering Dago” food truck, which sells Italian foods, have filed a lawsuit against the New York State Racing Association, the state Office of General Services, and other state officials after they were prevented from operating at Saratoga Race Course earlier this summer, kicked out after opening day.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:46:44 +0000 Lucas Willard 72500 at http://wamc.org Owners Of Local Food Truck File Lawsuit Against NYRA, New York State Officials Emergence of Food Trucks in Pittsfield Causes Stir, Potential Ordinance http://wamc.org/post/emergence-food-trucks-pittsfield-causes-stir-potential-ordinance <p>The food truck craze has caught on in the Berkshires, but in Pittsfield, not everyone is happy with downtown’s new menu. Even though there are only two food trucks operating in Pittsfield, they are stirring things up in the downtown area. City Councilor and Chair of the Ordinance and Rules Subcommittee, Melissa Mazzeo, says there is nothing on the city books in terms of how and where food trucks can operate, but they are increasing in popularity.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:10:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 70939 at http://wamc.org Emergence of Food Trucks in Pittsfield Causes Stir, Potential Ordinance Food Truck 411 http://wamc.org/post/food-truck-411 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.foodtruck411book.wordpress.com/">Food Truck 411: The Essential Information To Run A Successful Food Truck</a></em>, is a new book written by Brian Branigan, owner and operator of <a href="http://www.tortillaville.com/">Tortillaville</a>, a popular Mexican fare food truck, located in Hudson, NY.</p><p>Food Truck 411 is a week-in-the-life, a photo book, a cook book, and a food truck operators vantage point of life-inside the box. It is written with the intent to assist the budding food truck entrepreneur, although, anyone intrigued with the modern-day food truck trend, is certain to take interest as well.</p><p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:06:31 +0000 Joe Donahue 68092 at http://wamc.org Food Truck 411