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 Cassandra Callas 919-681-0547 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 2017 Farms and Vendors
- Delivery to Duke Gardens
- Delivery to Duke Raleigh Hospital
At registration, write your Duke Unique ID (a seven digit number) when requested
CSA Season: year-round
Delivery Location: home delivery
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.
CSA Season: April 10 to July 24
Delivery Locations: Duke Gardens, locations across the Triangle & custom home delivery
Products: The beginning of this session will start out with early spring veggies such as leafy greens, peas, lettuces, and root vegetables then will switch over to warmer weather crops like strawberries, tomatoes, summer squash, eggplant, sweet corn, and cucumbers to name a few. Also available will be meats, eggs, and grains.
Production Practices: Brinkley Farms has been family owned and operated since 1941. The Brinkley's see farming as more than a job, but a way of life passed down from one generation to the next.
How to join: Visit their website to fill out an application form and email to the farm along with payment.
Farm Location: 1021 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278 in Orange County
CSA Season: Early April through the first week of September
Delivery Location: Duke Gardens, Tuesdays from 4 to 6pm
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: Late April through September
Delivery location: Duke Gardens Tuesdays 4 to 6, On-farm pickup after 12pm Fridays
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: April through June
Delivery location: Duke Gardens, Tuesdays from 4 to 6
Products: Plants including annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables. Also offering cut flower bouquets and bunches to purchase weekly or $90 for a 6-week session of weekly seasonal bouquets.
Production Practices: 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.
CSA Season: year-round
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