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Record-breaking food truck hits the road

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You may recall the Food Justice Truck, a new project of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre in Melbourne. Last year they set a new StartSomeGood-record by raising $153,000 to set up a social enterprise which will sell locally-grown and organic produce to the good people of Melbourne while offering a 75% discount to asylum seekers.

We watched with excitement earlier this year as they bought a truck and started renovating it into a stylish mobile market.

The truck being built

The truck being built

And now we’re so proud and thrilled to say that the truck is fully operational and has hit the streets to make life easier for local asylum seekers while giving everyone access to great local produce.

ASRC Food Justice Truck actual photo

Doesn’t it look amazing?

Congratulations to the whole team involved!

If you’re in Melbourne you should definitely check them out. Their current trade hours and locations are:

Thomastown:  Thomastown Primary School every Tuesday (3-6pm):  High Street, Thomastown, enter via Stewart St to access the car park.

City: Wesley Church every Wednesday (11:30am-2pm): 148 Lonsdale Street.

Footscray: Footscray Primary School every Friday (3-6pm): corner Geelong Road and Barkly Street.

They plan to add a Dandenong location in the coming months.

They can also prepare a fruit box for your office or home – email them at foodjusticetruck@asrc.org.au to enquire.

Keep an eye on their movements via their website and @JusticeTruck on Twitter.

Author: StartSomeGood

StartSomeGood is the crowdfunding platform for social enterprise, non-profits and community groups. We've funded projects in 35 countries and have one of the best success rates in crowdfunding. www.startsomegood.com

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