FLORENCE, Ala. — Florence City Schools announced it has acquired a custom-built concession truck for its Child Nutrition Program (CNP).
The truck, named "The Falcon Feeder," will help the district be able to reach students where they are, the district said. Summer delivery routes are already being planned throughout the city of Florence.
The district said it plans to use it to help meet other needs within the school system and community, like showcasing the Florence High School Culinary Department and serving the community during natural disasters.
The 18-foot cabin contains commercial-grade coolers, warmers and freezer. The truck is powered by a 12kW diesel generator.
The purchase of the truck was funded in part by a $100,000 grant from the No Kid Hungry program. The winning bid for the truck was awarded to Concession Nation for almost $130,000, the district said.
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