July 18, 2021 3:26 PM
Posted: July 18, 2021 3:26 PM
Updated: July 18, 2021 9:08 PM
MADISON, Wis.– Like each concern owners, the radical down the Holy Cow nutrient motortruck are trying to crook a profit. Unlike others, that wealth isn’t for them.
“We’re… different,” Rick Thomas, 1 of the radical from Good Shephard Lutheran Church who helps tally the truck, said with a shrug.
“People travel up and they bid food. If they person a dollar, they springiness america that. But we ne'er inquire for money.”
Holy Cow uses a pay-what-you-can model, with each profits donated to section charities. Thomas said the cart started popping up astatine section events successful 2019, earlier the pandemic constricted the fig of radical it was capable to serve.
“We’re starting to deed our stride now,” helium assured.
This summer, the cart is 1 of the dozens expected to enactment successful Madison’s caller ‘Carts successful Parks’ program, which begins Sunday, July 25th. Thanks to a $50,000 nationalist grant, vendors volition beryllium allowed to merchantability successful metropolis parks without paying an further interest and they’ll beryllium guaranteed capable wealth to interruption even.
‘Carts successful Parks’ volition spend immoderate of Madison’s smallest businesses the accidental to service much radical and trucks similar Holy Cow the accidental to crook a bigger nett to marque an adjacent bigger difference.
“Come to our events,” Thomas said. “We’re trying to physique community, bring radical backmost together, and reestablish the transportation betwixt neighbors. Food does that.”
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