In our quest to keep our readers up to date with the latest stories relating to the food truck industry has compiled a list of the stories that hit the wire this past weekend from Fort Pierce, Valparaiso, Davie and Richmond.

October 18

Off the Wire Food Truck NewsFood trucks invading downtown Fort Pierce – FORT PIERCE, FL – That’s right! Gourmet food trucks are making their way to downtown Fort Pierce, bringing delicacies to the riverfront area for all to enjoy.

Whether you’re in the mood for a specialty cupcake or a gourmet taco, chances are you will be able to satisfy your craving on Friday evening.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Academy will host the event from 6-10 p.m. along the picturesque Indian River.

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Hungry Inc. food truck brings mobility to mealtime VALPARAISO, IN – Reviving the old lunch truck concept, Hungry Inc. is serving up soups, salads, sandwiches and entrees at various spots throughout Porter County.

“The initial concept was that although the region is ready for a food truck, we aren’t ready for anything too specific. With my German background, I didn’t want to do a schnitzel truck,” said Phil West, owner of Hungry Inc.

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October 19

Food Truck Builder Designs Mobile Homeless Shelter – DAVIE, FL – A Florida man who turns bread trucks into food trucks is using his skills to build mobile shelters for the homeless.

Bruce Hicks, owner of Food Truck Heaven in Davie, Fla., was inspired to construct the 8-foot by 5-foot aluminum shelter on wheels after learning of a formerly homeless man in Utah who had succeeded in doing something similar, the Sun Sentinel reported.

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October 20

Want to Get in the Restaurant Biz? Some Upcoming Workshops Have You Covered – RICHMOND, VA – If Richmond is known for one thing then food would certainly make the top of the list.

Between our restaurants, food trucks, specialty stores and farmers markets, Richmond is chock- full of amazing food. But that amazing food doesn’t come about on its own. It takes a lot of planning, organization and a touch of capital to get itself running.

Thankfully Richmond has two women that know how to get new culinary entrepreneurs up and running. And over the next couple of months they plan to share that knowledge with a series of proven workshops.

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