(Above photo by Ella Alpert '22) Twenty trucks selling foods from pizza to crepes gathered at Jennings Beach for the third annual Fairfield Food Truck Festival. The festival took place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m, on Oct. 6, 2019. The event was put on by Friends of the Fairfield Public Library in order to raise money for the library's new Maker Cart. The Maker Cart is equipped with materials for 3D printing, jewlery making, sewing, vinyl cutting, drawing, cartooning and electronic kit. Admission cost was $5, while children under the age of 12 were admitted free of charge. Those who attended were able to spend an afternoon eating a variety of cuisine from some of the area's most popular food trucks. In addition, attendees listened to music from live bands. The participating food trucks included Rice and Beans, DrewbaQ, Fire Engine Pizza, Happy Rae's Ice Cream, Cinnamon Churros, Taste of Grill, Christophe's Crepes, The Tasty Yolk, Little Red Waffle Truck, Ruuthais Kitchen, Source Coffee Bus, Lemonade Grenade, Firehouse Grill, Milkcraft and Lobstercraft.
The Rice and Beans food truck provides options for their bowls. Customers chose from a variety of rice, beans, meat and additional toppings. (Photo by Ella Alpert)