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  • 5 Tomato Recipes for Valentine’s Day

    5 Tomato Recipes for Valentine’s Day

    Whether February 14 finds you celebrating Gal-entine's Day, Pal-entine's Day or struggling with the overcommercialization of Valentine's Day, your friends at Backyard Farms are here to help. In our humble opionion, food is love. Especially when that food is thoughtfully prepared and appeals to the person you're cooking for. No… Read More
  • Mary Ann Esposito’s Meal of the Month | Breakfast Casserole

    Mary Ann Esposito’s Meal of the Month | Breakfast Casserole

    As the host of the longest running cooking show on television, Chef Mary Ann Esposito has prepared thousands of dishes in front of millions of people and shared her 30 years of experience in thirteen cookbooks. So what does she cook in her own kitchen when the camera isn't rolling?… Read More
  • Mary Ann Esposito’s Meal of the Month | Quick Winter Chicken Cacciatore

    Mary Ann Esposito’s Meal of the Month | Quick Winter Chicken Cacciatore

    At Backyard Farms, we're here to help you add flavor to every meal. That's why we're especially excited that Chef Mary Ann Esposito of Ciao Italia on PBS has agreed to share a new dish each month that she prepared in her home kitchen that's easy to create in your… Read More
  • Mary Ann Esposito’s Meal of the Month | Pasta Fazool

    Mary Ann Esposito’s Meal of the Month | Pasta Fazool

    In addition to being our Chef Network Partner, Chef Mary Ann Esposito of Ciao Italia on PBS is a big fan of Backyard Farms when her own amazing garden is lying fallow. To show our customers just how much she loves our tomatoes, Mary Ann has agreed to share a… Read More
  • Holiday Decorating Idea | Make a Tomato Cage Snowman!

    Holiday Decorating Idea | Make a Tomato Cage Snowman!

    When your own backyard garden is out of commission, you can still put your tomato cage to work! Hannah Rheaume from The Sunny Side of Things is a Maine based travel enthusiast, content creator and friend of Backyard Farms. When she’s not on the road Hannah loves being crafty with… Read More
  • Thanksgiving | It’s All About the Sides

    Thanksgiving | It’s All About the Sides

    Chef Network Partner Mary Ann Esposito is the host of PBS's Ciao Italia, America's longest running cooking show. With Thanksgiving fast-approaching and tensions running high, Mary Ann encourages you to slow down, enjoy the madness and focus on the real stars of the Thanksgiving show -- family, friends, and side… Read More
  • Build A Better BLT | Sandwich Advice From Chef Mary Ann Esposito

    Build A Better BLT | Sandwich Advice From Chef Mary Ann Esposito

    As host of PBS's Ciao Italia, America's longest running cooking shown, Chef Network Partner Mary Ann Esposito is primarily known for her expertise on Italian cuisine. While Mary Ann has been to Italy dozens of times and cooked alongside some of the most decorated Italian chefs in recent history, one… Read More
  • Toss a Tomato, Win Some Dough | Everything You Need To Know!

    Toss a Tomato, Win Some Dough | Everything You Need To Know!

    At Backyard Farms, winter is our time to shine by providing the taste of summer tomatoes on even the coldest, snowiest days. When we heard the Maine Mariners were bringing professional hockey back to Portland for the first time since 2016, we saw an opportuinty to team up with one… Read More
  • People Behind the Plants | Phil DuPerry

    People Behind the Plants | Phil DuPerry

    Don’t let our serene Instagram photos of beautiful tomatoes and peaceful rows of plants fool you, our 42-acre greenhouse is a very busy place. From trolleys transporting clippings and packed tomatoes to forklifts moving palates from the packing line to the cooler, there’s always something going on and a lot… Read More
  • People Behind the Plants | Steve Mattice

    People Behind the Plants | Steve Mattice

    In addition to crop care workers, pickers, packers, supervisors, maintenance workers and office folks, it takes a lot of STUFF to keep Backyard Farms growing all year-round.  Making sure we have the stuff we need, when we need it, at the best possible price is a big job that we've… Read More