Kalamazoo Experiential Learning Center
Creating Community Engagement through Events
Our Mission: to provide the opportunity for college students to facilitate educational learning and leadership through workshops and webinars that highlight their academic learning and insights.
WEBINAR - July TBA
How To Put On a Pop-up Event in Your Neighborhood Park
Taking your food truck to the street for an “every day” event experience. This webinar will explore the key elements that are needed to pop-up a food truck event of 1 or 2 mobile food vendors. Attendees will learn event basics including: meter rental, use of public space, adhering to city guidelines and ordinances, and creative attendee experience. As part of the webinar, place-making information will be distributed including the concept of the Power of 10. The Power of 10 is a place-making concept that looks at 10 things you can do to create a popup event.
Who Should Attend?
If you are a new mobile food unit operator
If you have only done a handful of events and want more practical information on how to get into the “event business” for your truck
If you want to expand your food vending operation
If you are confused about the various mobile
food vendor requirements
Registration Coming Soon!
Safety expectations (licensing, inspections, and safe operation on the sidewalks and public right-of-way)
The New Food Truck Ordinance
The use of meters and reservations
Kalamazoo County Health Department – Vending Expectations – Keeping Everyone Safe
Park and Recreation guidelines
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