The five-hour event on West Main Street was catered by a variety of food trucks and wineries while live music from local performers, New River Band and Awesomesauce, added to the festival’s serene and relaxed atmosphere.
The best Southern cuisine is usually simple food eaten by hand, and some of Charlottesville’s newest food trucks are digging in and putting their own creative spin on popular regional fare.
The food trucks must also be at least 30 feet away from restaurants. One local food truck owner spoke about the affect of the ordinance.
The commission recommended approval of a zoning ordinance to create a system to allow the trucks, which have grown in popularity across the country.
There is no desire to over-regulate. The main purpose is to create an ordinance to make it legal and welcome these uses in the city
The purpose of having the mobile food unit ordinance is to provide guidelines on where food trucks can park on public and private properties across the city.