Every Tuesday night for the last 10 years Joan Cheever has come to Maverick Park, in downtown San Antonio to feed the homeless. But this past Tuesday something new happened. The police showed up.
Cheever: He says we have to have a permit. We have a permit. We are a licensed non-profit food truck.
Officer Mike Marrota: Licensed by who?
Cheever: City of San Antonio.
Cheever is a certified chef and licensed food handler. She also runs a non-profit called “The Chow Train.”
Officer Marrota: So do you have the permit?