You have 36 days to bring a vegan food truck to Louisville

4

December 15, 2010 by Ashlee Clark Thompson

The good women (and couple of dudes) at the Let Them Tweet Cake meeting last night reminded me of a wonderful local food project that needs the community’s help to get off the ground.

Stanley Chase III wants to operate a vegan food truck in Louisville. Food trucks are trendy throughout the country, but have yet to find a home in Derby City. Morels Vegan Food Truck, named after Chase’s favorite mushroom, would not only bring Louisville into the mobile food loop, but it would also help diversify Louisville’s vegan meal options.

Chase is trying to raise $12,000 through the website Kickstarter, which you can check out here. According to the site, Chase will use the money to buy and paint the truck, obtain necessary licenses and permits, and buy food to get things going. Some of his planned dishes include garlic gourmet fries and buffalo seitan wings. I’m not even vegan, but I’d love to eat at Chase’s truck.

You can pledge as little or as much money as you choose to help Chase’s food truck come to fruition. There are different gifts he’ll give you depending on how much you pledge, such as coupons to the truck or a handmade scarf. If he doesn’t reach his $12K goal by January 21, 2011 at 12:01 a.m., you don’t have to pay him anything.

As of today, Chase has raised $2,946. Louisville, we can do better than that. Let’s help this guy out and add to our city’s food scene.

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “You have 36 days to bring a vegan food truck to Louisville

  1. Michelle says:

    Thanks for spreading the good word! And it was wonderful to see you last night.

  2. Sam says:

    Great stuff; let’s hope it suceeds!

  3. […] Food Truck: I’ve talked about this vegan food truck since its infancy (or maybe even gestational period). Watch it grow on […]

  4. […] is using Kickstarter to raise money, much like Stanley did with Morels Food Truck. As of Friday, she had raised $2,970, and she’s trying to raise $12,000 by July […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Louisville Diners

My first book with the publisher History Press is available now!

Enter your email address to subscribe to Ashlee Eats and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,676 other followers

All Content © Ashlee Clark Thompson 2010-2015
%d bloggers like this: