Bowling Green’s mobile food vending industry primed for growth

Bowling Green, Kentucky is only now starting to get into the moveable feast business, with most local trucks only gearing up this year, but trends indicate the city is primed for growth.

According the Bowling Green Daily News: ” the food truck craze that has been sweeping the nation for years is finally taking hold in a city where the eating-out choices have long been defined by the bevy of casual dining, ethnic and fast-food eateries along Scottsville Road.”

However, accoriding to BG Independent News, Bowling Green’s mobile food vending ordinance is not exactly a recipe for success for food trucks. The ordinance limits hours of operation to 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and restricts food trucks to 150 feet from the throughway.

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The rules are “not very conducive to opening a food truck in this town,” says Mac Henry would like to open a food truck business in Bowling Green and that food trucks are currently “a big part of the culinary innovation” going on in the nation.

City Council president Mike Aspacher said council is the body that would have to make any changes to the ordinance. He added that modifications would only be made after the ramifications are studied.

City of Bowling Green
1001 College Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: (270)-393-3000

Bowling Green Food Trucks

  • Overtime Food Truck
    Serving Bowling Green and the Surrounding Area

    Phone: (270) 904-4430

  • Nine20live
    318 Morgantown Rd
    Bowling Green, KY 42101
    Phone: (270) 938-3696
  • Pop’s Street Eats
    Serving Bowling Green and the Surrounding Area

    Phone: (270) 799-2755

  • Kona Ice Bowling Green
    2663 Laurelstone Ln
    Bowling Green, Kentucky, KY 42104
    Phone: (270) 846-5662