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Eat Lunch Downtown For Under $10!

April 27th Menu:
We’ll be at the corner of 3rd and Tryon Streets.

  • ($6) Braised Pork Belly on Focaccia with lightly wilted Spinach, Cider, and Crispy Onions
  • ($6) Herb Roasted Chicken Salad on Garlic Focaccia, with house made potato chips.
  • ($6) Veggie Wrap with Local Mushrooms, Spring Onions, Heirloom Carrots, and a Ginger Vinaigrette (Vegan and Gluten Free)
  • ($2) Side Salad with Early Strawberry Vinaigrette 

April 26th Menu

Today we will be located at 3rd and Tryon Streets from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm. Come out and see us for enticing, local bites!

  • ($6) Grilled Grass Fed Lamb on Warm Pita with Marinated Cucumber Fresh Greens and Greek Yogurt
  • ($6) Braised Pork Belly on Focaccia with lightly wilted Spinach, Cider, and Crispy Onions
  • ($2) Side Salad

Looking for Something Different for Lunch Downtown?

Tomorrow, April 21st, visit the Roots truck for lunch at the corner of Tryon and 3rd St. We’ll be serving up delicious bites for under $10!!

April 21st Menu:

  • $8 Grass Fed Short Rib Sliders
    On Nova’s Boilio Roll with spring onions and radish
  • $7 The Great Grilled Cheese
    With Ashe County Mountain Cheddar and Holton Hollow Farmhouse Cheese. Add bacon 1.50 Add tomato 1.50
  • Sides:
    Sweet Potato Chips
    Baby Lettuces with Simple Vinaigrette

Farms Used:

  • Windy Hill Farm – New London, NC
  • Muddy Boots Farm – Mt. Pleasant, NC
  • Ashe County Creamery – West Jefferson, NC
  • Holton Hollow Creamery – Statesville, NC
  • Houston Farms – Huntersville, NC
  • Nova’s Bakery – Charlotte, NC

Photos From Our Grand Opening!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Charlotte Clean and Green Festival on Sunday! Our first event was a huge success! The Roots food truck offered delightful duck confit tacos topped with a fresh slaw and melt in your mouth grilled cheese sandwiches! Check out the photos below:

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More photos to come!

Hoop House Complete!

Craig and Benjamin have been working hard on building a hoop house to shelter seedlings before being transplanted to the Roots Farm. They recycled 100 year old pine from an old house in NODA. Click on the thumbnails below for larger picture.

   

Grand Opening This Sunday!

Join us for our grand opening at the Charlotte Clean and Green: An Earth Day Celebration festival rescheduled for Sunday, April 17th! We’ll be one of the various food vendors dishing out locally delicious duck (Ashley Farms – Winston Salem, NC) confit tacos topped with fresh slaw (Houston Farms – Huntersville, NC) and local grilled cheese sandwiches (Cheese – Holton Hollow Farm – Statesville, NC and Ashe County Cheese – West Jefferson); Bread – Nova’s Bakery – Charlotte, NC)! The Charlotte Clean and Green festival is located on the lawn of  the central campus of CPCC.

For more information, directions and a festival map, click here.

Welcome to Roots!

Roots is a company committed to providing good, local food to Charlotte. We do this through our farm as well as our food cart. Our farm is an Urban Agriculture Project just outside the city in the NODA district. Our produce will be available at the Yorkmont Farmer’s Market as well as the Atherton Market.

Our food cart is open daily for lunch in various locations across the city. Please check back to see where the cart is daily. We also provide full catering services centered around locally sourced food. Become our friend on Facebook, or follow our Twitter feed to keep updated on our cart location, menu, what’s growing on the farm and receive discounts just for knowing us!