New shipping container pop-ups along the BeltLine will offer vegan burgers, cake slices, cookies, and coffee

Frequenters of the Atlanta BeltLine may have noticed brightly decorated shipping containers popping up alongside both the Eastside and Westside trails. Starting in August, these containers will begin selling food and drink as part of the BeltLine MarketPlace, a six-month pilot program designed to give minority-owned small businesses a leg up in the competitive retail landscape.

Among the participating companies, Cococakes by Coco, vegan eatery Good As Burgers, and Grady Baby Co. apparel will reside under the Freedom Parkway bridge by the Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark along the Eastside Trail (830 Willoughby Way Northeast). Dope Coffee Co.Not As Famous Cookie Co., and PinkPothos plants will find a home about a mile from Pittsburgh Yards, along the Westside Trail (1089 Allen Avenue Southwest).

To read more about what you can expect to eat and drink on your next BeltLine trip, click here.