Participating Farmers

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

Fall Season Farms and Vendors

Year-round Online Markets

Backyard ProduceBackyard Produce

(Delivers to your home. Serving the Triangle, Triad and across the state.)
Use Coupon Code: BYPDUKE for discounted weekly prices

Backyard Produce is a weekly subscription service offering five different basket sizes. Sign up and then prepay online to receive points for a basket and to customize your order. You receive an email Thursday afternoon about the baskets. You can customize your order until midnight Saturday.

BellaBean OrganicsBella Bean Organics

(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.

Brinkley FarmsBrinkley Farms

(Delivers to Duke Gardens, Tuesday 4 p.m. - 6p.m.)
Farm location: 4233 Old Weaver Trail in Creedmoor, NC

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.

Coon Rock FarmCoon Rock Farm

(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.

LoMo MarketLoMo Market

(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.

Papa SpudsPapa Spuds

(Delivers to your home. Serves the Triangle.)
When registering, add "Duke" as your place of employment

Papa Spud's is an online farmer's market, working to connect Triangle residents with local and sustainable farmers. Subscribe for one of three boxes. All boxes can be customized. Local and organic growers post their product availabilities on the website on Friday afternoons and remain available until Monday at 12 p.m.. Delivery can be weekly or bi-weekly.

The Produce BoxThe Produce Box

(Delivers to your home. Serves the Triangle and Triad)
When registering, add "Duke" as your place of employment

Enjoy farm-fresh fruits and veggies delivered each week to your front door or office. Sign up online and choose a box. You'll receive an email each Friday about the box contents and choices. You have until Sunday at 9 p.m. to go online to make your selections. Or you can just receive your "default" box that you selected. Options also include homemade items such as bread, cheese, butter, peanuts, peanut butter, jams and other items.

Veggie VanVeggie Van
Location: Durham, NC
Operated by: Community Nutrition Partership
CSA details: Pick up a small box for $10 to $18 per week, or a large box for $15 to $24 per week

Veggie Van is a mobile market that offers high-quality produce at a reduced cost. They partner with churches, child care centers, community organizations, and other non-profits to deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to people who have limited access to healthy food. Boxes are priced on a sliding scale, and there is the option to add a donation to your box price in order to help increase access to fresh, healthy food for low-income families in the area.

Walking FishWalking Fish

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.)
Location: Beaufort NC
Address: Walking Fish, P.O. Box 2357, Beaufort, NC 28516-7908

Seasonal Fish in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall
Select: filleted or headed and gutted, half share (2 pounds) or full share (4 pounds)