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  • Specialty Tomatoes Now Available in ALL Hannaford Stores!

    Specialty Tomatoes Now Available in ALL Hannaford Stores!

    On November 16th, we announced that we were bringing summer back to SELECT Hannaford stores throughout Maine and New Hampshire. Well, our Specialty tomato plants have performed better than we expected and we’re thrilled to announce that these delicious varieties are now available in ALL Hannaford stores! Unlike our perfect-looking cocktails,… Read More
  • Savoring the Last Bites of Summer at the Seaport Hotel

    Savoring the Last Bites of Summer at the Seaport Hotel

    At Backyard Farms, we know that summer is a special time for customers who love all the awesome flavors of the season. To demonstrate how well tomatoes go with summer’s most popular produce items, we held our Savor the Summer contest in early September where we asked our Facebook fans… Read More
  • Beating the Burger Blues

    Beating the Burger Blues

    You can’t even mention the word “summer” without being swept away by delicious daydreams of all things barbecued. But if you’ve been sweating over the grill and flipping burgers since Memorial Day, you may be starting to fall victim to summer burger boredom. It’s time to shake things up! We’ve… Read More
  • The Leftover Turkey Challenge: Turkey Enchiladas

    The Leftover Turkey Challenge: Turkey Enchiladas

    The big turkey event is tomorrow and if you’re anything like us, the leftovers are a prized possession. To conclude our Turkey + Tomatoes fun, we challenged Chef Network Partner Nookie Postal to come up with something new and different that incorporates turkey leftovers and our Backyard Farms tomatoes. The… Read More
  • #TacoTuesdays with Chef Shannon Bard

    #TacoTuesdays with Chef Shannon Bard

    If you love Mexican cuisine and frequent Maine or New Hampshire regularly, then chances are you’ve heard of Zapoteca Restaurante Y Tequileria or Mixteca Taqueria Y Cantina. Our newest Backyard Farms Chef Network partner, Chef Shannon Bard, is Executive Chef and owner of these award-winning restaurants and a master of… Read More
  • Chef Nookie’s Chimichurri Taking You Into the Weekend

    Chef Nookie’s Chimichurri Taking You Into the Weekend

    If you follow us on Instagram (@backyardfarms), you know that Chef Nookie Postal of Commonwealth Cambridge took over our channel yesterday. Nookie spent part of the day behind his charcoal grill showing us some grill tips and how to make a delicious Chimichurri recipe.   If you missed out on… Read More
  • Have You Heard the News? Two New Chef Network Partners Have Joined our Team!

    Have You Heard the News? Two New Chef Network Partners Have Joined our Team!

    In a battle of Mexican cuisine versus BBQ fare, which would you choose? We’re happy to say that now you don’t have to! We recently signed Chef Shannon Bard of Portland, Maine’s Zapoteca Restaurante Y Tequileria, and Chef Nookie Postal of Cambridge, Massachusetts’ Commonwealth, as our newest Chef Network members.… Read More
  • This Mother’s Day, Wake Mom up with Mary Ann Esposito’s Newest Breakfast Recipes

    This Mother’s Day, Wake Mom up with Mary Ann Esposito’s Newest Breakfast Recipes

    There’s something about a homemade present that truly sends a message of love and admiration. That’s why, this Mother’s Day, we’ve teamed up with Mary Ann Esposito to share with you some easy and delicious breakfast dishes that you can prepare for mom to show her how much you care.… Read More
  • Homemade Valentine’s Day Dinner For Two

    Homemade Valentine’s Day Dinner For Two

    Let us set the scene: soft music in the background, a candlelit dinner for two, fresh roses as the centerpiece.  Enjoy Valentine’s Day dinner in your own dining room, with a homemade meal prepared by the best chef in town… you! So get out your apron -- here are our… Read More
  • Happy New Year! Our Healthy Tomato Recipe Roundup

    Happy New Year! Our Healthy Tomato Recipe Roundup

    We wish everyone a healthy and happy New Year! If your New Year’s resolution for 2015 is to eat healthier and exercise more, we have a few tomato recipe recommendations to get you started (getting to the gym is up to you!). Avocado, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad Simple, healthy and… Read More
  • Spice things up with this Roasted Tomato and Chipotle Sauce

    Spice things up with this Roasted Tomato and Chipotle Sauce

    Every once in a while, it’s nice to add a kick to your summer dishes. So this weekend, fire up the grill and try your hand at something new, like adding a Roasted Tomato and Chipotle Sauce to the dinner equation. This recipe is a combination of sweet, spicy and… Read More
  • This Week: Zapoteca's Special Features Backyard Farms tomatoes!

    This Week: Zapoteca's Special Features Backyard Farms tomatoes!

    Shannon Bard, Executive Chef at Zapoteca in Portland, ME and member of our Backyard Farms Chef Network, is featuring our tomatoes in a delicious Zapoteca special this week: “Pescado Veracruzano,” Veracruz Style Fish. Head over to Zapoteca to taste this incredible dish complete with Backyard Farms Tomatoes on the Vine. … Read More