New Orleans Food Truck Coalition
The New Orleans Food Truck Coalition is a diverse and open group of food truck operators, customers, and community members advocating for reform of our out-dated and restrictive food truck laws. We want more food trucks in New Orleans!

http://nolafoodtrucks.com/   

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Food Truck Lots in New Orleans
Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 3:00pm
Council Chambers of City Hall

Friends,

It's been a while since we asked for your help to make New Orleans a home for food trucks. Since that time, you've watched our small industry grow as we've been allowed to take it to the streets (at least most of them). But a piece of the puzzle is still missing - food truck lots, where you can find lots of your favorite trucks in one place, near where you work and live, are still illegal in New Orleans.

This Tuesday at 3 o'clock, the future of food truck lots will be decided. We're asking the City Planning Commission to allow the creation of food truck lots throughout the city. The plan being proposed by the Commission has so many requirements that food truck lots would not be viable. For instance, it prohibits food truck lots from operating more than 3 days a week, and requires lots to have 1000 square feet of space for each truck, even though a parked truck takes up less than 200 square feet.

Many of us food truck owners will be there so that our voice is heard. But this affects you eaters as well - if you want food truck lots where you live and work please join us at the Council Chambers of City Hall this Tuesday, Sept. 9th.

Thanks for all of your help and support,
Taylor Jackson
Political Director, New Orleans Food Truck Coalition

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New Orleans Food Truck Coalition

New food truck commissary in the works! "Nall said that his commissary would be a one-stop shop for food trucks. It will offer not only food storage and kitchen space but also propane, disposal of greywater and a secure lot to park the trucks."

www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/...

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Food truck commissary slated for Central City

New Orleans food truck operators, however, cite the lack of a shared commissary where truck operators can cook and store food as the biggest hurdle facing the sector.

www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/...

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Posted Apr 8, 2014
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New Orleans Food Truck Coalition

Congratulations everyone ... "Expansion of food trucks gets OK from New Orleans City Council" www.nola.com/politics/index.ss...

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Expansion of food trucks gets OK from New Orleans City Council

A months-long legal struggle to expand the opportunities for food trucks to operate in New Orleans ended in apparently complete victory Thursday when the City Council gave 6-0 approval to an ordinance authorizing 100 such trucks -- many times the...

www.nola.com/politics/index.ss...

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Posted Jul 25, 2013
Made it happen
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Jul 31, 2013

Special thanks to Rachel Billow, Andrew Legrand, and Councilwoman Stacy Head for making it happen!

Posted by Dan on Jul 31, 2013
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On Tuesday Feb 5, New Orleans City Council’s Economic Development and Special Projects Committee debated how to govern the city’s burgeoning food truck industry.

A group of food truck operators and residents, led by the New Orleans Food Truck Coalition (NOFTC), came out to show support for Councilwoman Stacy Head’s new proposals designed to help the growing food truck population.

handbook.neighborland.com/food...

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Supporters of New Orleans Food Trucks join the debate at city hall.

Idea: 150+ neighbors want to reform the food truck laws in New Orleans. Gathering Support: On Tuesday Feb 5, New Orleans City Council's Economic Deve

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Posted Mar 12, 2013
Progress
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New Orleans Food Truck Coalition

Rachel Billow, the President of the NOFTC and co-owner of La Cocinita penned a Op-Ed in the Times Pic this weekend. If you want to learn more about the proposed food truck reform under consideration, check it out:

www.nola.com/opinions/index.ss....

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Posted Mar 12, 2013
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New Orleans Food Truck Coalition

Great! We will be in touch sometime next week to see if we can work it out. Thank you!

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Posted Jul 27, 2012
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New Orleans Food Truck Coalition

NOLA Defender had a headline that would be a great slogan: Coalition of the Filling

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Posted Jul 26, 2012
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