John Lyman manages Lyman Farms, started over 250 years ago in Middlefield Connecticut produces apples, peaches, pears, small fruits and pumpkins. They supply Red Tomato with Eco-apples and those oh-so-sweet New England peaches. In addition Lyman Orchards operates a golf course and hosts numerous events, including weddings through the summer.
John has lent his expertise to help develop the Red Tomato Eco Apple™ program, based on advance principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and orchard stewardship. He helped to create the Eco Apple certification standards and continues to advise Red Tomato and others on IPM matters.