The Blue Dogwood Public Market showcases the best of North Carolina artisans and agriculture. Located on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, close to our apartments near UNC, the market offers fresh food choices for shoppers while supporting local producers. The following is a small sample of the types of vendors located in this year-round public market:

Fat Radish Farm

Based in Zebulon, North Carolina, Fat Radish Farm brings a wide variety of organic produce to the market. Tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, green beans and more are available for purchase. The farm also supplies frozen free range, pasture-raised heritage chickens, cheese, eggs, and grab-and-go soups.

Soul Cocina

If you enjoy Latin inspired food, then you'll love the plant-based options at Soul Cocina. Sweet potato and plantain empanadas made with the freshest ingredients are just part of the diverse menu.

Left Bank Butchery

This butcher shop features locally sourced, sustainably-raised fresh beef and pork. House-made sausage and bacon make this a must-stop shop for meat lovers.

Vegan Flava Cafe

Healthy soul food comprise the menu at the Vegan Flava Cafe. They use only the highest quality organic products and raw or living ingredients for menu items such as their collard wraps.

Chocolatay Confections

Indulge without the guilt knowing that these tasty chocolate treats are made with all-natural ingredients. This family owned business creates dark chocolate sea salt caramels and other handmade chocolates and confections.

Eating healthy while in college is challenge for many students. The Blue Dogwood Public Market, conveniently located within walking distance of the Shortbread Lofts, makes healthier choices possible. Students can select from a variety of locally sourced products, all while supporting local producers and artisans.

Shortbread Lofts offers luxury student living in downtown Chapel Hill. Located just steps from campus, our lofts feature gourmet kitchens. Create a healthy meal in no time with products from the public market. For more information about Shortbread Lofts, contact us today.