Our Impact

Our Impact

Founded in 1997

Red Tomato works relentlessly to bring fresh, local, sustainable food to market. Since our founding our team has mentored countless individuals and organizations.

We continue to put farmers first, ensuring that mid-sized farmers in the Northeast remain a vital part of our communities – both urban and rural.

$55 million

$55 million In local produce sales since 1997

"Red Tomato is an effective bridge between the farmer and consumer. Their vision is to connect consumers and farmers beyond just buying a nameless, faceless tomato. I share that value."

— Steve Groff, Cedar Meadow Farm

14 orchards and 1400 acres managed under the Eco protocols in 2019

59% decrease

59% decrease  of high risk-pesticide use on Eco-certified orchards since 2004

“Red Tomato really helps us be better growers. We have a great, quality-oriented relationship. When I talk to them, I know that it’s not just some guy calling to give me a hard time - they’re looking for the same thing as me: quality.”

— Donny Dzen, Dzen Brothers

32 family farms employing over 900 people worked with in 2019

62,458,085  pounds of local produce moved since 1996


When we were first talking about my sending some apples down to Boston, Michael asked me “How do they taste?” I’ve been doing this a long time, and that was the first time a broker ever asked me how the apples taste.

— Zeke Goodband, Scott Farm

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