Our state's tomatoes are nationally recognized as being among the best in the world. To pay homage to the great work being done in our state and to promote local agriculture, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture honors those who have excelled in providing Jersey Fresh produce to school children in our state. They are the Top Tomatoes in the Jersey Fresh Farm to School Program!
George Cassaday is a fifth generation farmer based in Monroeville, New Jersey. Cassaday Farms grows a wide variety of produce including greens, strawberries, squash, broccoli, and sweet corn. Their fruits and vegetables are featured in New Jersey school meals. Growers like George Cassaday are central to teaching students where real food comes from.