As protesters prepare to start occupying New Haven’s upper Green this weekend, they’re hoping a veggie oil-powered box truck will create a supply network to keep similar going in New York City and in cities throughout the East Coast.

The box truck idea came from Free Store founder Ben Aubin as he addressed 100 fellow organizers who gathered on the upper Green Saturday night to plan #OccupyNewHaven, an indefinite protest scheduled to start on the same spot next Saturday, Oct. 15.

New Haven joins over 100 cities in planning protests inspired by Occupy Wall Street, a growing national movement critical of corporate bailouts and with the influence of big business in politics and the country’s unequal distribution of wealth.

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