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Food truck vendors meet to establish consensus

Competition between two competing food truck courts has hurt many of RVA’s food trucks. But a meeting on Monday has helped set things straight.

Dueling food truck courts announce new locations

RVA’s food truck court has announced new locations and times, while one of its prominent food trucks has severed ties and launched a competing operation.

GrowRVA conducts farm visits to ensure quality of South of the James market

After requiring vendors at the farmers market sell only their own products, market organizers are visiting farms to ensure the crops vendors sell are their own.

Midnight Monster Food Truck Court Rally postponed

The Saturday late night event has been cancelled. However, preparations are being made for it to occur this fall.

Secco gives Riesling a whole summer, Hardywood loves strawberries, food carts stay up late

RVA has two new (very tasty) options to help cool down in the heat, and Shockoe will be the center of two great food events.

Big food cart gathering in Shockoe on Friday

The Food Truck Court will have a special location this Friday. Several of RVA’s best food carts will move from their usual gathering spot at the Virginia Historical Society to Virginia Street, between the Flood Wall and the Canal (near the Turning Basin and Off the Hookah). The Food Truck Rally will run from 6pm […]

The next chapter for Karen Atkinson, founder of the South of the James market

Five years ago, Karen Atkinson organized and managed the first South of the James farmers’ market in Forest Hill. It has since grown exponentially. How deep are her connections to the city, and what’s her next plan for Richmond?

Bev’s gets burgled, the Food Cart Court gets a backer, and Peter Chang heads to Hollywood

It was a rough start to the week for Carytown’s mom-and-pop ice cream shop as they were burglarized. Not that far away, a former bagel shop went on the market, and the Food Cart Court gets a proper organizer with farmers’ market experience.