Here's how to sign up and participate in the Duke Mobile Farmers Market:
- Click on the link to a Farm or Vendor below
- For questions, contact the farmer or vendor directly
Spring 2016 Farms and Vendors
- Delivery to Duke Gardens
- Delivery to Duke Raleigh Hospital
- Delivery to University Tower
(Delivers to your home. Serves the Triangle and Triad.)
At registration, write your Duke Unique ID (a seven digit number) when requested
Bella Bean Organics is an online farmer's market and grocery home delivery service. Each week they deliver fresh local and organic produce, meat, eggs, bread, cheese and specialty foods to your front door. Customize your delivery. Once you subscribe, then you will receive a newsletter each Wednesday.
(Delivers to Duke Gardens, Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6p.m.)
Products: eggs, vegetables, fruits (watermelons, cantaloupes), whole wheat flour and corn meal, beef, pork
CSA begins: 16 weeks April 15 through July 29
Brinkley Farms grows 50 different varieties of vegetables, including lettuce and pumpkins. They use Ip.m. (Integrated Pest Management), spraying only if necessary. The farm has a private pesticide license, which requires them to attend classes and to keep records to comply with all EPA regulations. Safety is their first concern.
Farm location: Mount Olive, NC
Products: Fresh, locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables
CSA details: Tuesday delivery to Duke Gardens from April 5th through September 20th
Britt Farms CSA LLC is proudly owned and operated by Vernon & Jennifer Britt. The farm has been in Vernon's family since the nearly 100 acres was deeded to the family in the mid-1600's. With changing times, Britt Farms has transitioned from their tobacco farm legacy to growing premium quality produce.
(Delivers to Duke Gardens, Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6p.m.; home delivery available)
Farm Location: 1021 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 in Orange County
Products: vegetables and fruits, poultry & eggs, grass fed lamb, grass fed beef, free-range pigs
CSA begins: 20 weeks from mid-April through early September; then the Winter CSA begins in October and continues into March
Coon Rock Farm is a sustainable family farm providing garden crops and pasture raised antibiotic and hormone free chicken, eggs, turkeys, pigs, sheep and cows. The farm grows fresh produce year round, including fall and winter, by growing under floating row covers and in unheated greenhouses.
Farm location: Durham, NC
Products: Seasonal vegetables including heirloom and specialty crops as well as old favorites
CSA details: The summer season CSA will run from May 3rd to August 30th
Founded in the fall of 2010, the Duke Campus Farm is a one-acre working farm dedicated to catalyzing positive change in the ways we grow, eat and think about food. By using sustainable methods to grow fruits and vegetables we provide a living laboratory for all things food related at Duke and beyond.
Farm location: Hillsborough, NC
Products: Plants including annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables. Cut flower bouquets and bunches.
CSA details: Order a 6-week session of seasonal bouquets and bunches
Fernrock Farm is a specialty cut flower farm that offers creative floral design services. Cultivating approximately 2 acres, Fernrock's fields are filled with southern favorites including daffodils, peonies, sunflowers, bee balm, and zinnias as well as unique offerings-tuberoses, lisianthus, ranunculus, calla lilies, herbal greenery, and ornamental grasses.
(Delivers to your home. Serves the Triangle.)
Order your favorites from an assortment of local producers, including gluten-free bakers, and some delicious dinner entrée options. Pick-up the order at your stop-of-choice! Three LoMo Market trucks visit scheduled stops across the Triangle.
LoMo Market connects customers with farm fresh foods. The market is on wheels. You walk through the market to pick and choose your favorite goodies. Remember the "Book Mobile?" This is a "local food" mobile market.
Products are grown, sourced, or made locally: flowers, meats, dairy, eggs, fish, fruits, vegetables, baked goods, "grab and go" prepared foods, and other specialty items. The goal is that 75% comes from NC with a focus on the piedmont region. Up to 25% of products come from neighboring states.
A Consumer Supported Fishery (CSF)
(Delivers Tuesdays to Duke Raleigh Hospital 4:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. and Thursdays to Duke Gardens 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Seasonal Fish in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall
Select: filleted or headed and gutted, half share (2 pounds) or full share (4 pounds)