Here's how to sign up and participate in the Duke Mobile Farmers Market:
- Click on the links below to learn more about a farm CSA program that you are interested in.
- Follow the instructions on the site to sign up for a CSA share or contact the farmer directly. Contact Nicholas Beresic at 919-681-0504 if you have additional questions.
- Once you are signed up for a CSA share, enjoy the convenience of fresh produce delivered to you direct from the farm each week!
Spring 2019 Farms and Vendors
See a current of farmers and vendors that participate in the weekly market.
At registration, write your Duke Unique ID (a seven digit number) when requested
CSA Season: year-round
Delivery Location: Duke Gardens Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Products: Pick and choose from a variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables, local meats, jams, granola, nut butters, pickles, fresh baked bread, and local cheese.
Production Practices: Bella Bean Organics is the South's leading home delivery service focused solely on local, organic, sustainably raised produce, meat, and artisan products. They are the only home delivery service in the South actually owned and run by local farmers.
How to join: Visit their website to order online. Your produce, meat, eggs and artisan foods will be delivered right to your door. No travel, no hassle.
Farm Location: 1021 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 in Orange County
CSA Season: Starting September
Cost: 12 weeks produce for $300, 12 weeks eggs for $72, and 3 months meat for $250
Delivery Location: Duke Gardens, Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Products: Starting with early spring produce including bok choy, lettuces, swiss chard, and root vegetables transitioning to summer produce including eggplant, strawberries, potatoes, summer squash, tomatoes, garlic, okra, and sweet corn. Also offering pasture-raised, antibiotic and hormone-free meat and egg CSA subscriptions.
Production Practices: Coon Rock Farm makes their own compost for soil fertility and never use any artificial fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides of any kind.
How to join: visit their website to download and complete the Fall CSA application form, to be mailed with payment to the farm.
CSA Season: May - September
Delivery location: Duke Gardens - Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Smith Warehouse - Fridays 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.; at the farm after 12:00 p.m. Tuesdays
Products: A variety of native and heirloom fruits and vegetables including beets, leafy greens, roots and tubers, vine-ripe tomatoes, sweet corn, summer squash, watermelon, snap peas and beans.
Production Practices: 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.
CSA Season: September - December
Delivery Locations: Duke Gardens (view the Walking Fish pick-up schedule)
Products: locally harvested seafood, either filleted and ready to cook or simply headed and gutted
Production Practices: The goal of Walking Fish is to foster economic opportunities, to cultivate healthy communities, and to encourage environmental stewardship. They believe that conservation is linked to overall well-being and that in order to work towards ecological sustainability we must also work towards local economic stability and social equity.
How to join: visit their website to order a share today