Originally posted on CBS San Francisco:
SAN JOSE (KCBS) – San Jose residents will soon have more options from food trucks and street vendors after passing a new ordinance that allows them to sell fresh fruits and vegetables.
The ordinance will make it easier for vendors selling fresh fruit and vegetables to obtain the necessary permits to sell in neighborhoods and near community centers, schools, libraries and religious assembly locations.
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San Jose City Councilmember Xavier Campos said he’s all for the measure.
“It provides the ability to bring more fresh choices into our neighborhoods and into places that you wouldn’t normally see them,” he said.
Rachel Poplack is with Healthy Living, an initiative of The Health Trust. The vision of The Health Trust is to make Silicon Valley the healthiest region in the United States, a place where all residents can…
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