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  • 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
  • Interplanting: The Secret to “Always Tomato Season”

    Interplanting: The Secret to “Always Tomato Season”

    Everyone has that one fruit or veggie they can’t get enough of – especially during those rough months when it’s out of season! And of course, each plant needs a unique and special environment to grow in! However in locations like New England, the window of time to grow these plants… 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hunger In Our Communities

    Hunger In Our Communities

    Hunger and food insecurity touch every country in the world and every state in our nation. According to the USDA, our home state of Maine is the 18th most impacted state affected by hunger in the U.S. and the most impacted in New England. As tomato growers in Madison, we… 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
  • Growing Tomatoes All Winter Long

    Growing Tomatoes All Winter Long

    We strive to grow great tasting tomatoes, all year ‘round, every single day.   But growing tomatoes every season in Maine has its challenges. While our tomatoes are inside and enjoying 72-degree warmth, the weather conditions outside the greenhouse play a big role in our operations.  Let’s take a look at… Read More
  • Backyard Farms Rated “Best” By Whole Foods Market

    Backyard Farms Rated “Best” By Whole Foods Market

    We’re a proud team of tomato growers! Whole Foods Market recently launched Responsibly Grown, their produce and flower rating system, and we’ve earned the highest rating of “Best.” The Responsibly Grown Rating System was developed to reward farmers who work hard to protect human health and the environment, while providing… Read More
  • And the Food Quality and Safety Award goes to...

    And the Food Quality and Safety Award goes to...

    We’re proud to announce that we’re the recipient of the 13th annual Food Quality and Safety Award from DuPont Nutrition and Health! Last night we attended the 2013 Food Safety Summit in Baltimore, Maryland where Mark Queenan, Director of Quality Assurance, was presented with this prestigious honor. This award recognizes… Read More