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  • 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
  • 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
  • Break Tradition this Season with these Tomato Tailgate Appetizers

    Break Tradition this Season with these Tomato Tailgate Appetizers

    The transition from summer to fall can certainly be bittersweet… but there are definitely some perks to this time of year! With all due respect to pumpkin spice, fall foliage and sweater weather, we’re partial to the autumnal event that brings people together for fun and feasting in parking lots… Read More
  • 5 Reasons To Check Out The Boston Local Food Festival on Sunday, September 18

    5 Reasons To Check Out The Boston Local Food Festival on Sunday, September 18

    If you love summer, September is a bittersweet time. With the kids back at school and the Halloween candy already on the shelves, it can be hard to savor the last few weeks of your favorite season. That’s why the Boston Local Food Festival on Sunday, September 18 from 11am –… 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
  • We’re Treating One Lucky Customer to a Weekend in Boston!

    We’re Treating One Lucky Customer to a Weekend in Boston!

    Not ready to let go of those delicious summer flavors? Savoring every last bite before the leaves start to change? We couldn’t agree more. That’s why we partnered with Boston’s very own Seaport Hotel to give one lucky winner and a guest an extra taste of summer. Starting today, enter… Read More
  • Guest Post I How the Vitamin C in Tomatoes Makes You Healthy AND Happy

    Guest Post I How the Vitamin C in Tomatoes Makes You Healthy AND Happy

    By Anne L’Heureux​ (This post is sponsored by Backyard Farms. All opinions are mine, and I make sure nutrition is at the heart of every product I promote.) Summer is well underway and if you are like most people, each day is a race to fit in as much fun… Read More
  • 5 Things We Learned at the Whole Foods All Access Staff Training Event

    5 Things We Learned at the Whole Foods All Access Staff Training Event

    Did you know that Backyard Farms tomatoes are available in every Whole Foods market from Maine to New Jersey? If you’re a regular Whole Foods shopper, you probably already know that, but you may NOT know why so many Whole Foods staff members are so knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the… Read More
  • Need a new #BackyardStyle? Enter to win $2,500 to Pottery Barn!

    Need a new #BackyardStyle? Enter to win $2,500 to Pottery Barn!

    It’s always tomato season at Backyard Farms, but it’s not always #BackyardStyle season in New England! This is that coveted time of year when you brush off your lawn furniture, bring out the yard games, and fire up the grill for family reunions and lazy summer nights. But with everything… Read More
  • Guest Post | Slimdown for Summer with Tomatoes

    Guest Post | Slimdown for Summer with Tomatoes

    By Anne L’Heureux​ (This post is sponsored by Backyard Farms. All opinions are mine, and I make sure nutrition is at the heart of every product I promote.) As I sit on my back deck enjoying the warmth of the sun, the smell of fresh-cut grass, and the lack of… Read More
  • Celebrate this Mother’s Day “Backyard Farms-Style” with Breakfast in Bed

    Celebrate this Mother’s Day “Backyard Farms-Style” with Breakfast in Bed

    Nothing says love and appreciation like a tasty, home-cooked meal enjoyed in pajamas! This Mother’s Day, give your mom a little extra pampering with the ultimate gift of breakfast in bed. Whether it’s traditional-with-a-twist or something more exotic, mom is sure to appreciate any one of these delicious dishes. Happy… Read More
  • A Fresh Look Coming to 17 Market Basket Stores

    A Fresh Look Coming to 17 Market Basket Stores

    At Backyard Farms, we know you like to get your grocery shopping done as quickly as possible. We also know that you have lots of choices in the produce department, especially in the tomato category. That’s why we want to make it as easy as possible for you to find… Read More
  • A Change of Plans for Somerset Pinks

    A Change of Plans for Somerset Pinks

    At Backyard Farms, we’re committed to giving you the fresh, delicious tomatoes you crave all year ‘round. Over the last several months, you’ve been telling us that the variety you crave the most are our delicious Cocktail Tomatoes. So much so, we’ve decided to stop growing our Somerset Pink Tomatoes… 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
  • Turkey + Tomatoes = A Happier Thanksgiving

    Turkey + Tomatoes = A Happier Thanksgiving

    Turkey: the one food that comes to the minds of every American during the month of November. Our tomatoes were feeling a little left out of all this Thanksgiving holiday fun, so we thought we’d share a recipe that combines turkey with our vine-ripened tomatoes. Three Napkin Spicy Turkey Sloppy… Read More
  • Family Friendly Recipes from ChopChop

    Family Friendly Recipes from ChopChop

    Throughout October, we’ve been partnering with ChopChop Magazine’s Cooking Club, to encourage families to cook real food together. Each month they feature a new recipe challenge, where kids can win prizes and badges while having fun in the kitchen and learning how to make healthy food. The current challenge is… Read More
  • Backyard Farms’ #BigEMoments

    Backyard Farms’ #BigEMoments

    This past weekend we took our tomatoes, picked fresh off of the vine, to The Big E Fair in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Big E, also known as “New England’s Grandest Fair,” had everything you could ever wish for and more! One of the biggest attractions is the Avenue of States,… Read More
  • Join us at The Big E Fair!

    Join us at The Big E Fair!

    Do you have childhood memories of when the fair came to town? Eating cotton candy or funnel cake, riding the Ferris wheel and checking out all the exhibits and shows? Well it might be time to grab your kids and relive the fun, because The Big E is happening right… Read More
  • Fresh for Fall Recipe Book

    Fresh for Fall Recipe Book

    The brisk air of the past few mornings remind us that a new season is on its way. Changing leaves, tailgate parties, everything apple and pumpkin… there is a lot to look forward to this fall. Grab your scarf and gather your friends, because we’ve compiled a new recipe book… Read More
  • Boston Local Food Fest 2015

    Boston Local Food Fest 2015

    You would have never known that summer’s end was just days away when the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in Boston’s North End hosted the Boston Local Food Festival on Sunday, September 20. The free festival featured farmers, local restaurants, food trucks, specialty food producers, and health and fitness organizations from… Read More
  • Fun with ChopChop at Boston GreenFest

    Fun with ChopChop at Boston GreenFest

    Last weekend’s weather was a mix of clouds, sun and rain, but the 8th annual Boston GreenFest played on at City Hall Plaza! On Friday, we partnered with our friends at ChopChop Magazine and worked towards the event’s goal of sharing the many ways green living can make a positive… Read More
  • Featured Recipe:

    Featured Recipe: "Healthier" Potato Salad

    Chef Mary Ann Esposito offers a healthier alternative to the often mayonaisse-based potato salad that we just had to share. Enjoy it this weekend as a side-dish for your cookout! Potato Salad, Serves 4 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons honey mustard 1… Read More
  • “Fruitful” Recipes | 3 Refreshing Ideas for Summer’s Bounty

    “Fruitful” Recipes | 3 Refreshing Ideas for Summer’s Bounty

    It’s been said that: “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is not a fruit, wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”  That may be so, but it’s amazing how well our tomatoes pair up with other fruits in breakfast dishes, and yes, SALADS. Watermelon, peaches, mangoes… there are so… Read More
  • Putting Our Cocktail Tomatoes Box to Creative Use

    Putting Our Cocktail Tomatoes Box to Creative Use

    From delicious recipes to funny photos, we love seeing how our customers use our tomatoes. Thanks to Mary Ellen McEvily of New York, we learned a fascinating new way to use the box we pack our Cocktail Tomatoes in. Mary Ellen is a volunteer at a local hospital where she… Read More
  • Mingling with Current and Future Chefs in Boston

    Mingling with Current and Future Chefs in Boston

    Fridays are food days at Backyard Farms, and last week, we kept the tradition going at Boston’s Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center for the 18th annual Chefs in Shorts. It was a picture perfect night and we were happy to join in! On Friday, June 19th, Chefs in Shorts… Read More
  • Meet Our New Director of Marketing, Jim Darroch

    Meet Our New Director of Marketing, Jim Darroch

    In April, we welcomed our new Director of Marketing, Jim Darroch, to the Backyard Farms family. In his current position, Jim manages everything from events, to in-store signage, to advertising and digital marketing. He’s a truly a jack-of-all-trades both inside and out of the greenhouse. When he’s not hanging out… Read More
  • Market Square Day 2015

    Market Square Day 2015

    There are just a few days to go until summer officially begins, and we always kick-off the season by attending one of our favorite events in Portsmouth, NH – Market Square Day! We had a blast last weekend at the 38th annual Market Square Day in downtown Portsmouth. As always, the… Read More
  • #FoodieFriday Recipe Round-Up

    #FoodieFriday Recipe Round-Up

    It’s Friday and we’ve been daydreaming of all the delicious dishes we plan to try this weekend. Of the many appetizing recipes we could choose from, we’ve taken the liberty to highlight three superstar Cocktail Tomato based salads. 1.    Picnic Tomato and Green Bean Salad  It’ll require a bit of… Read More
  • Must Have Memorial Day BBQ Dishes

    Must Have Memorial Day BBQ Dishes

    Memorial Day weekend is one that we all look forward to. It signifies the beginning of the summer and kicks off the start to a season spent with friends and family. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a few recipes that are guaranteed to please the crowd. Before we fire up the… 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