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Honeysuckle Gelato; photography by Jenny Sathngam

Farm to Food Truck

by Lindsay Oberst | Jezebel magazine | November 1, 2012

Run, don’t walk, to catch up to these good-for-your-bod mobile eats.

Good Food Truck
From this kitchen comes fresh, local ingredients, many of which are grown in the owner’s garden. The menu, which changes weekly, offers seasonal selections for health nuts and weight watchers. @goodfoodtruck

Most common spot: The Stoveworks in Inman Park, 11am–2pm on Wednesdays*

Soul Vegetarian
Joining the green scene, the vegan-friendly resto is now mobile, with soul-food offerings like jerk tofu and mac-and-cheese. @soulvegetarian2

Most common spot: Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market, Westside, on weekends

Sandwich Buddha
Helping people feel good through food—using local ingredients wherever possible, including bread from Alon’s—is the mind-set of this food truck’s owners. @sandwichbuddha

Most common spot: Desperate Housewares, at 241 Blvd. and Freedom Parkway

Nectar
Raw, fresh-to-order juices are the highlight at this wheel-dealer. Take the Flu Shot (made with lemon, ginger and cayenne pepper) to ward off winter ills. But there’s food to chew here, too—like delectable paninis, perfect for an autumn lunch alfresco. @nectarga

Most common spot: Next to Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Honeysuckle Gelato
Made with more milk (fresh from small Georgia farms!) and less cream, Honeysuckle’s gelato is lower in fat than ice cream. Many ingredients are plucked from local farmers markets. Even sweeter? Sorbet options (except for toasted coconut) are 100-percent fat-free. @honeysuckleatl

Most common spot: Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market, Westside, on Thursdays and Fridays

Happy Belly Truck
Fresh, affordable, local and organic is the mobile-eats mantra of this truck—named one of the 10 Healthiest Food Trucks in America by SHAPE magazine. Co-owner Terry Hall is less ceremonious, simply calling it “the truck where the pretty people go.” @happybellytruck

Most common spot: 12th and Peachtree, 11am–2pm on Thursdays

Hail Caesar
A variety of Caesar salads in street-food-friendly cones are handed out here. The homemade, guilt-free Caesar dressing has less than 30 calories per serving. When in Rome… @caesartruck

Most common spot: Chamblee Plaza Food Truck Rally, 11am–2pm on Fridays

SoKoFood
Southern cooking—oh-so-delish and comforting, but not exactly heart-healthy—gets a revamp. Grease is removed from gravy and meats; starch is reduced in potato chips and fries; and onion rings are air-fried. @sokofood

Most common spot: 12th and Peachtree, 11am–2pm on Thursdays

The Incredible Flying Soup Mobile
All made-from-scratch items from Buckhead’s favorite Souper Jenny feature fresh ingredients (soups are non-dairy). A mobile juicer is also in the works. @souperjenny

Most common spot: Various local farmers markets

The Healthy Nut
We’ll have the chickpea patty with a side of kick-my-ass fitness, please. Curbside service at this vendor not only includes a nutritious menu packed with smoothies, fruit-and-yogurt parfaits and homemade turkey patties, but a Fit Club boot camp, too. @thehealthynut1

Most common spot: Chamblee Plaza Food Truck Rally, 11am–2pm on Fridays

*Check Twitter for the most up-to-date locations for each food truck.