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August 2011
Are you ready to start a mobile food business to set up at fairs and festivals? This month, Devra Gartenstein lays out the right steps to take to get started.

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Starting a Food Vendor Mobile Business at Fairs, Carnivals & Festivals
by Devra Gartenstein, Demand Media

If you enjoy cooking, being outdoors and meeting a wide variety of people, mobile food vending at fairs, carnivals and festivals is a satisfying way to make a living doing seasonal work. A mobile food business can be a simple operation vending once a week at a small neighborhood farmers' market, or it can be a full fledged concession with an army of employees providing food at the county fair. Because mobile food vending venues can vary so dramatically in scale and they can be so dramatically affected by inclement weather, it is good to plan a mobile food business that you can easily scale up or down, depending on demand. Read more


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