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How we use the sun to power the Winnie Lou food truck.

How we use the sun to power the Winnie Lou food truck.

When we started a food truck for dogs, there was a lot to think about. One of which was how we were going to power the food truck. From the start, we knew that we didn’t want to use a generator. Generators are loud and they emit greenhouse gases. Not to mention that they probably would scare some of our furry friends! Colorado has abundant sun (300 sunny days a year!), and powering the trailer with solar was the obvious choice. Next, we installed a battery pulled from a refurbished Tesla Model S (inspired by a couple living out of...

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You are what you eat - so what are our dogs?

You are what you eat - so what are our dogs?

When we were younger our parents would always tell us, "you are what you eat!" in hopes that we would steer clear of the processed snacks, sugary sweets, and fried foods. If they could have controlled all the food that went into our mouths, they probably would have only chosen to feed us fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. Well, we do have control of what our dogs eat (other than the terrible things they decide to taste test from the ground at the park). So, why do we choose to feed them processed meats, fillers, and nutrition-less ingredients? At Winnie Lou,...

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