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  • "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
  • WGME School Spirit Challenge | Making Lots of Noise and Collecting TONS of Food For Mainers In Need

    WGME School Spirit Challenge | Making Lots of Noise and Collecting TONS of Food For Mainers In Need

    High school kids today get a pretty bad rep – many claim that they’re entitled, lazy, and they only think about themselves. What if we told you that for the last three consecutive years, high school kids throughout the state of Maine have been responsible for the biggest annual fundraiser… 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Backyard Farms Participates in the 2nd Annual Maine Science Festival

    Backyard Farms Participates in the 2nd Annual Maine Science Festival

    The 2nd Annual Maine Science Festival brought a dazzling display of chemistry, physics, biology and technology to the Cross Insurance Arena in Bangor - and Backyard Farms was thrilled to participate! There is no doubt that science and engineering are key players in how we grow delicious, quality tomatoes in… Read More
  • Help Backyard Farms’ Annual Tomato Drive

    Help Backyard Farms’ Annual Tomato Drive

    While the holidays and “season of giving” has come and gone, there is still a major need for donations and support at local food banks in New England during the winter, especially for fresh produce. While the Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine is the primary beneficiary of our tomato… 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
  • 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
  • Slice Into A Somerset Pink at Your Local Hannaford Store

    Slice Into A Somerset Pink at Your Local Hannaford Store

    One bite of a Somerset Pink and you'll fall in love! Stop by one of these Hannaford locations during the below dates to try a delicious slice of our new tomato variety. All demos will run from 11am to 5pm.  October 8 York, ME October 9 Waterville, ME October 10 Norwell, MA Oxford,… 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
  • Slice Into A Somerset Pink at Your Whole Foods Store

    Slice Into A Somerset Pink at Your Whole Foods Store

    One bite of a Somerset Pink and you'll fall in love! Stop by one of these Whole Foods locations during the below dates to try a delicious slice of our newest tomato variety. August 15 Newtonville - (11am - 2pm) August 16 Ink Block - Boston - (3 - 7pm)… 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
  • Upcoming Events at Shaw’s and Star Markets

    Upcoming Events at Shaw’s and Star Markets

    We love sharing our tomatoes and are excited to announce upcoming in-store demos at your local Shaw’s and Star Markets this weekend! Shaw’s June 13, 2015 Bath, ME (Chandler Dr.) Newton, MA (Austin St.) Falmouth, MA (Route 1) Star Market June 13, 2015 Cambridge, MA (White St.) Auburndale, MA (Commonwealth… Read More
  • We Need Your Votes! Boston Magazine presents “Battle of the Burger”

    We Need Your Votes! Boston Magazine presents “Battle of the Burger”

    It’s time for the 4th Annual Boston Magazine Battle of the Burger!     We have our favorite picked out – Burger Dive!  Why? They appreciate a fresh, local New England tomato and are using ours in their delicious Brunch Burger.   Chef Chris Damian is pairing our tomatoes with a grass fed beef… Read More
  • Clover Food Lab and Backyard Farms: There’s a Science to a Great Tomato Sandwich

    Clover Food Lab and Backyard Farms: There’s a Science to a Great Tomato Sandwich

    Did you know that there’s a science to a great tomato sandwich? Well, maybe not technically, but there's some tasty culinary chemistry happening at Clover Food Lab that we're excited to share with you! Perfectly situated in the hub of innovation and technology, Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass., the ever-popular Clover Food… Read More
  • Enjoy a Cocktail at Whole Foods

    Enjoy a Cocktail at Whole Foods

    Happy spring! Sample our Cocktail Tomatoes during the next few weeks at the following Whole Foods Market locations in Massachusetts: June 6 Cambridge, Fresh Pond - (11am - 3pm) June 7 Bellingham - (3 - 7pm) June 13 Boston - Charles River Plaza - (1 - 5pm) June 15 Wellesley… Read More
  • The Greater Boston Food Bank Had A Super Successful January

    The Greater Boston Food Bank Had A Super Successful January

    This year, we proudly partnered with The Greater Boston Food Bank for their annual Super Hunger Brunch!  During the weekend of January 24th, hungry brunch-goers visited their favorite Boston restaurants to support this great cause. Every dollar spent on brunch at participating restaurants provided three meals for people in need… Read More
  • Help Us Donate 5,000 lbs. Of Tomatoes To The Greater Boston Food Bank

    Help Us Donate 5,000 lbs. Of Tomatoes To The Greater Boston Food Bank

    At Backyard Farms, we’re dedicated to our communities. They have supported us over the past nine years and we try to give as much as we can in return. Hunger in Our Communities Unfortunately, a major issue in our communities is hunger. Those faced with this issue have limited access… Read More
  • Enjoy a Cocktail at Whole Foods

    Enjoy a Cocktail at Whole Foods

    Sample our Cocktail Tomatoes this November in the following Massachusetts Whole Foods Market locations: November 1 - Dedham  (11 am - 3 pm) November 8 - Arlington  (11 am - 3 pm) November 9 - Brighton  (3 - 7 pm) November 15 - Newton  (11 am - 3 pm) November… Read More
  • Summer in the City Success!

    Summer in the City Success!

    A HUGE thank you to Boston for the great turnout and support at our Summer in the City last week! Clover Food Lab’s signature tomato-inspired sandwiches were a hit, and despite the bitter cold day, we really were able to turn Boston’s Dewey Square into a summer oasis with your… Read More
  • You’re Invited to a Summer Oasis (in the Winter!)

    You’re Invited to a Summer Oasis (in the Winter!)

    If you’re like us, you’ve had enough of this long New England winter. That’s why we’ve decided to bring summer back a little early at our Summer in the City event! Come join us for lunch in Dewey Square (right outside of South Station) on Tuesday, February 25th from 11:30… Read More