The DC Food Truck Association continues to serve every Ward of the city, and today establishes Food Truck Tuesdays at the Department of Housing and Community Development, located in Ward 8 @ Martin Luther King Jr. Ave and Good Hope Road SE.  The partnership with Councilmember Barry and the Department of Housing and Community Development will deliver food trucks for the next 6 weeks.  Today (9/25) we have Goode’s Mobile Kitchen and Curbside Cupcakes serving!

The official press release follows:

Councilmember Marion Barry today announced the launch of “Food Truck Tuesdays” outside the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).

Starting today and for the next six Tuesdays, and different food truck will be serving during lunchtime outside DHCD near the intersection Martin Luther King Jr. Ave and Good Hope Road SE.

“The Ward 8 community is delighted to work with the D.C. Food Truck Association,” said Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry. “This is just another example of why Ward 8 is a great place to live, work and create opportunities. I’ve always encouraged small business growth in the Ward, and bringing a vast array of healthy food options is a win-win for everyone in the community.”

The six-week program was organized in partnership with Councilman Barry, DHCD and the DC Food Trucks Association (DCFTA).

“The Department of Housing and Community Development looks forward to working with the DC Food Truck Association and bringing additional food options during lunch hours along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue,” said DHCD Director Michael P. Kelly. “This is a great opportunity to showcase how the community is eager to support small businesses and for business owners to learn about the economic opportunities in Historic Anacostia.”

“We’re proud to offer fresh-made, affordable meals to District residents and workers,” said Che Ruddell-Tabisola, Executive Director of the DC Food Trucks Association. “And by demonstrating restaurant and retail viability in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Good Hope Road SE, we’re helping to spur continuing economic development in Ward 8.”