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  • Backyard Farms in MaineBiz

    Backyard Farms in MaineBiz

    The last time Lori Valigra wrote about Backyard Farms in MaineBiz, she was talking about how we'd just overcome the white fly epidemic that knocked us out of business for nearly a year. As we continue celebrating our ten-year anniversary, we thought we'd invite Lori to come see the changes… Read More
  • Backyard Farms Celebrates 10th Anniversary at 10yearsoftomatoes.com

    Backyard Farms Celebrates 10th Anniversary at 10yearsoftomatoes.com

    MADISON, ME – Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England has launched a new website to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the company's first shipment of fresh tomatoes. "January 29 was the official anniversary date but we want to celebrate this important milestone with our customers… Read More
  • Backyard Farms Names Tony Croft Stevens Head Grower

    Backyard Farms Names Tony Croft Stevens Head Grower

    MADISON, ME, January 17, 2017 – Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, announced it has appointed Tony Stevens as Head Grower. Mr. Stevens has 18 years of greenhouse growing experience and was most recently a Senior Grower with Windset Farms in Santa Maria, CA. As… Read More
  • AndNowUKnow Calls Backyard Farms’ Blogger Dinner a “Culinary Treat”

    AndNowUKnow Calls Backyard Farms’ Blogger Dinner a “Culinary Treat”

    On September 18, 2016, we hosted an exclusive interactive dinner at the Seaport Hotel’s Action Kitchen for select Boston media and the winners of our digital campaign, “Savor the Summer.” The cuisine was prepared by the hotel’s Chef Richard Rayment, featuring tomatoes in every course of the meal, even dessert!… Read More
  • Backyard Farms’ Chef Network Featured in Produce Grower

    Backyard Farms’ Chef Network Featured in Produce Grower

    It’s no secret that we fully appreciate and admire our Chef Network, so naturally we were thrilled to talk about them in a recent article in Produce Grower magazine that highlighted Backyard Farms’ successful use of brand advocacy. Referrals from friends and positive testimonials have always been our best marketing… Read More
  • Backyard Farms Welcomes Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal to its Chef Network

    Backyard Farms Welcomes Chef Steve “Nookie” Postal to its Chef Network

    Madison, ME, June 09, 2015 - Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, is pleased to announce that Steve “Nookie” Postal, chef/owner of Commonwealth Restaurant and Market in Cambridge, Mass., has joined Backyard Farms as an exclusive member of its Chef Network. Together Backyard Farms and Postal… Read More
  • Backyard Farms Adds Shannon Bard of Portland’s Zapoteca to Its Chef Network

    Backyard Farms Adds Shannon Bard of Portland’s Zapoteca to Its Chef Network

    Madison, ME, May 14, 2015​ - Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, is pleased to announce that Shannon Bard, a rising star in the New England culinary scene, has joined Backyard Farms as an exclusive member of its Chef Network. Chef Bard is the recent winner… Read More
  • Backyard Farms® Helping Local Kids Make Healthy Eating Choices with Salad Bar Donation

    Backyard Farms® Helping Local Kids Make Healthy Eating Choices with Salad Bar Donation

    MADISON, ME, February 26, 2015 – Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, announced today the donation of a new salad bar to Madison Elementary School (Regional School Unit No. 59).  The school celebrated the donation, part of the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools campaign,… Read More
  • A Fruit for All Seasons: Act Two at Backyard Farms

    A Fruit for All Seasons: Act Two at Backyard Farms

    MADISON, Maine — “You want them all to be red,” said Tim Cunniff, executive vice president for sales and marketing at Backyard Farms, as he indicated a cluster of cocktail tomatoes that would be in the storeswithin the month. He touched one tomato that already looked just right, deep red, firm… Read More
  • Backyard Farms Tomatoes Considered The ‘Best’ By Whole Foods Market

    Backyard Farms Tomatoes Considered The ‘Best’ By Whole Foods Market

    MADISON, Maine, November 4, 2014 – Backyard Farms, the largest grower of year-round tomatoes in New England, announced today that Whole Foods Market has designated  Backyard Farms tomatoes with a“Best” rating as part of the natural and organic foods retailer’s Responsibly Grown program.  This is the highest ranking that the grocer… Read More