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  • People Behind The Plants: Emily Ames, Crop Care Specialist

    People Behind The Plants: Emily Ames, Crop Care Specialist

    People Behind The Plants is back and our newest employee to share her role is Emily Ames, Crop Care Specialist. Emily currently attends Kennebec Valley Community College where she is studying Early Childhood Education. Learning about child growth and development while taking care of ten rows of tomato plants has… Read More
  • Win A Custom Sea Bag!

    Win A Custom Sea Bag!

    After taking some time to update our greenhouse, it's time to resume our 10-year Anniversary celebration with our best prize of the year, THIS custom-made travel tote from Maine's own Sea Bags. If you entered our weekly giveaway for a box of free cocktail tomatoes, you're already qualified to win… Read More
  • People Behind The Plants: Stacy Morrison, Assistant Manager of Integrated Pest Management

    People Behind The Plants: Stacy Morrison, Assistant Manager of Integrated Pest Management

    Welcome to another edition of People Behind The Plants where we introduce you to a Backyard Farms' employee and tell you about the things he or she does to help us deliver the tomatoes you love to your favorite supermarket, farm stand, restaurant or college/university! This month we're excited to… Read More
  • Clover Food Lab | Obsessed with Veggies, Creativity and Quality

    Clover Food Lab | Obsessed with Veggies, Creativity and Quality

    The instant you walk into one of Clover Food Lab's 10 Boston area locations (+2 food trucks), you know you're someplace different. While most quick serve restaurants feature bold colors and images, Clover's logo is a simple black stencil on a white background. The interior of each restuarant follows the… Read More
  • People Behind The Plants: Brady Sinclair, Assistant Grower

    People Behind The Plants: Brady Sinclair, Assistant Grower

    This edition of People Behind The Plants is special because it's also the official announcement of an important promotion in our greenhouse. Meet Brady Sinclair, the first "homegrown" Assistant Grower in the history of Backyard Farms! Brady began his career at Backyard Farms in the summer of 2008. During the… Read More
  • 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 us 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 American… 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