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 weekend from Amherst, Arcadia, Royal Oak and Greensboro.

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September 28

Amherst working on food truck regulations – Amherst, NY – Just as the City of Buffalo managed to do, the Town of Amherst is now working on a palatable agreement on how best to regulate food trucks.

Both town and city have found themselves at the center of a growing national phenomenon of curbside dining. Food trucks have been around in Amherst for at least a couple of years, but it wasn’t until a recent flap that the subject got any attention. It’s not that the folks in Amherst will starve without food trucks. That isn’t the point. The town needs to accommodate diners, food trucks and existing restaurants.

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Santa Anita Racing Returns: Horses and Statues and Food Trucks, Oh My! – Arcadia, CA – While the Southland blisters in the expected heatwave, Carmageddon II forces people to become stationary and the Dodgers continue to flail away against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday is a big bang of events as Santa Anita opens their Autumn Meet which culminates with The Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 2 and 3.

The Great Race Place will bring the food truck festival back to their infield. Among the food trucks participating are Frysmith, Nom Nom, Slider City, The Grilled Cheese Truck, Joe’s Pizza and Komodo among the nearly 40 trucks. With the temperatures expected to be around the century mark, it’s probably a good thing Coolhaus will be there.

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September 29

Flash Mob to Hit Royal Oak’s Farmers Market – Royal Oak, MI – Who can transform you on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Royal Oak Farmers Market?

Keep the Money in the Mitt wants the answer to be their “MItt Mob” as they strive to get everyone to “Take the MItt Promise” statewide aimed at keeping consumer dollars in the state, by spending them at Michigan-based businesses on Michigan-made products.

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September 30

Food trucks roll into downtown Greensboro for test run – Greensboro, NC – Food trucks will be parked on Commerce Place in downtown Greensboro starting Monday as part of a two month trial period.

“I’m just an old country boy. I don’t know anything about gourmet cooking,” said Joe Rountree, with Hickory Tree BBQ. ”We cook turkey hot wings, fried turkey wings, smoked turkey wings, of course turkey chili, everybody loves it.

Rountree is one of several food trucks that will be taking advantage of downtown Greensboro’s test run.

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