Our Deli Department offers a wide array of meals and snacks made with fresh, local, organic ingredients. Lunch and dinner at the hot bar, a fresh and healthy salad from the salad bar, or salads, sandwiches, and dips, our prepared foods feature local ingredients throughout the year. All are available for quick, on-the-go meals.
Below is our list of local, independent mobile food trucks, carts, and stands we know support the local food economy in our area so let’s support them!
A small disclaimer: Local is not synonymous with organic, pesticide-free, hormone-free, free range, humanely-raised, etc. If you’re looking for products that are sustainably produced or otherwise meet your standards, it’s a good idea to ask your vendor about the specific products to learn more.
Dale’s Fried Pies are made with seasonal and local ingredients, when available, and served out of a vintage pie stand. Enjoy sweet pies like banana nutella and strawberry cream cake or savory pies like curried sweet potato and leek or BLT. Visit their website for a schedule and fried pie flavors.
Farm to Griddle Crepes is a mobile crepery featuring sweet, savory and veggie crepes built on a Southern cuisine with a fresh French flair. They are passionate about using organic produce from their farm in Hoot Owl Hollow and other locally-sourced vegetables whenever possible.
Forks on the Road is a sliders and fries specialty truck that also provides a lunch time Blue Plate Special for area businesses. All sliders and fries are cooked to order and the fries are hand cut daily.
Good Golly Tamale serves organic tamales, made from organic non-GMO masa and filled with locally sourced meat. They also have several vegan and vegetarian varieties. Join them at their store in the Old City Monday – Thursday from 11 am – 4 pm and Friday -Saturday from 11 am – 10 pm for their lunch plates and at Market Square Farmer’s Market.
Gonzo Gourmet is a mobile food truck concentrated on fresh, sustainable ingredients for life. They offer street-side vending and catering for all types of events.
Honeybee Coffee specialty coffee roaster in Knoxville offers sustainably and relationally sourced coffees while working towards 100% transparency. Visit their website for locations.
Holy Smokin’ BBQ brings smokin’ good BBQ to you, in the Knoxville area. To find out where they’re mostly like to be visit their website.
Retro Taco is Knoxville’s only Cali-Mex style food brought to you via Knoxville’s coolest 1974 Starcraft Starcuiser. They offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner and you can visit their Facebook page for where they might turn up.
What began as Kiki Foods – sweet, scratch-made baked goods crafted with local, seasonal, and organic ingredients – with the addition of savory gourmet items, became Savory & Sweet. Visit their website for locations.
Three Bears Coffee Company is a coffee roasting operation devoted to offering coffees from the most conscientious growers in the world. They wholesale to retailers and restaurants as well as offering direct retail at local farmers markets.
Tootsie Truck offers an ever-changing menu depending on “seasonal availability and inspiration.” The items at Tootsie Truck are made from scratch with all natural ingredients offering a gourmet menu on-the-go. Visit their website for locations.