November 13, 2011
Nonprofits Find Delicious Opportunities in the Food-Truck Craze
Courtesy of Real Food Farm
The first day the Sixth & Rye food truck took to the streets of Washington selling kosher fare—smoked-corned-beef sandwiches, couscous salad, loaves of challah bread, and crisp dill pickles—the line wrapped around the block. Workers eventually had to turn people away.
With the popularity of street food soaring, it’s not an unusual story, except that the food truck is run by the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, a Washington nonprofit that serves as both as a