Food truck boot camp offered by Farmington Women’s Business Center

  • “Truckin’ It: Food Tuck Bootcamp” will be held at 5:30 p.m. March 9, 16, 23 and 30.
  • The course will be led by Dawn Facka.
  • Sign up for the class by visiting wesst.org or by calling 505-566-3715.

FARMINGTON — While she encourages anyone with an interest to take part, Dawn Facka is hopeful the free four-week virtual class on operating a food truck that she is leading in March as part of the Farmington Women’s Business Center is something that finds an audience of women.

“I have not seen a lot of women doing that,” said Facka, the regional manager of the non-profit group WESST, referring to entrepreneurs who start their own restaurant business in the form of a mobile operation.

“We’ve had a lot of interest from women, but right now, my perception is it’s pretty much a male-dominated industry in town,” Facka said.

The reasons for that are

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