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  • Maine Needs a New Bloodmobile and We Want to Help!

    Maine Needs a New Bloodmobile and We Want to Help!

    As our 10th anniversary celebration continues, all of at Backyard Farms have been feeling the urge to give back to our community in a meaningful way. Over the winter, one of our employees experienced a fire in her home. Fortunately, no one was injured. And thanks to the Red Cross… Read More
  • “Hannaford Helps” In Ways You Never Knew

    “Hannaford Helps” In Ways You Never Knew

    It's hard to walk through a Hannaford supermarket without seeing a "Hannaford Helps" sign or display somewhere in the store. Especially around the holiday season or back to school. Over the years, this innovative community giving campaign has raised millions of dollars for schools and sent millions of pre-packaged meals… Read More
  • People Behind The Plants: Megan Murphy

    People Behind The Plants: Megan Murphy

    Last month we highlighted Liza Graham, our Director of Crop Care. Next up we have Megan Murphy, Assistant Manager for Greenhouse Two (Two connected greenhouses compromise our 42-acre indoor farm. Greenhouse 2 is 18-acres and is where we grow our cocktail tomatoes)! Megan came to us all the way from… Read More
  • People Behind The Plants: Liza Graham, Director of Crop Care

    People Behind The Plants: Liza Graham, Director of Crop Care

    We’ve decided to start a new series here on the Backyard Farms blog. With over 200 full time employees working hard behind the scenes of our 42-acre greenhouse, we think it’s time to introduce you to some of them so you not only know WHERE your food comes from but… Read More
  • Where to find FREE Samples and $1 Coupons in March

    Where to find FREE Samples and $1 Coupons in March

    At Backyard Farms, our goal is to be your favorite part of your weekly trip to your favorite food store. To help new customers discover our tasty tomatoes and reward customers who've been buying them for years, we've scheduled a bunch of in-store demos at stores in Maine, New Hampshire… Read More
  • February 25 Planting Day Photo Recap

    February 25 Planting Day Photo Recap

    At Backyard Farms, we've learned a lot in the 10 years since we've been in business. One of the most important things we've learned is how much you enjoy seeing how we manage to grow fresh tomatoes in the middle of Maine in the middle of winter. Since our strict… Read More
  • Eataly Boston | So Many Ways to “Eat Better, Live Better”

    Eataly Boston | So Many Ways to “Eat Better, Live Better”

    We recently visited the newest store that sells Backyard Farms tomatoes and we’re excited to tell you all about it! Whether you’re a fan of celebrity Chef Mario Batali, a lover of Italian food, or simply live in Massachusetts and are privy to city happenings, you have probably already heard… Read More
  • Get Ready for our 10 Year Anniversary!

    Get Ready for our 10 Year Anniversary!

    No matter how you’re feeling about the end of 2016, we want you to know that 2017 is guaranteed to be entertaining and, potentially, VERY rewarding. Why? Because 2017 is the 10th anniversary of Backyard Farms and we’ve got some big celebration plans ahead! It all starts on January 7th,… Read More
  • 5 Easy Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

    5 Easy Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

    ‘Tis the season for filling up on delicious meals, caroling for the neighbors, and decking your halls with holiday decor. However, in the midst of spoiling your loved ones with gifts, it’s also important to think about small acts of kindness that can have a big impact on someone less… Read More
  • Specialty Tomato Photo and Recipe Contest

    Specialty Tomato Photo and Recipe Contest

    A month ago, we announced that summer is back for a limited time with our new line of heirloom-inspired Specialty tomatoes. Since then, we’ve been flooded with positive feedback about the delicious flavors, vibrant colors, and beautifully-odd shapes. Let’s keep the positivity going! For the next two weeks, we’re asking… Read More