Monthly Archives: April 2012

  • Fighting for food-truck freedom

    Food trucks or carts are increasingly popular across the country, and they’re a great way for someone without a lot of capital to start a business. But not in Chicago. In Chicago, the government makes it nearly impossible to sell food on the street, especially in the Loop. Under Chicago law, you can’t operate a […]

  • Food entrepreneurs need real freedom

    A story in the Pekin Daily Times reports that farm-market shoppers in Illinois will have more choices this year, thanks to a law Governor Quinn signed last August, the Local Food Entrepreneur and Cottage Food Operation Act. But the law might not be as beneficial as the its backers suggest — and Illinois and other […]