Utah Greenhouse Project Update

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Hello Mona, Utah!

This past week the excitement of planning a project such as Houweling’s Tomatoes sustainable greenhouse farm in Utah, got put into high gear as we are now under construction! As you can see from the pictures included, crews have begun the process of levelling the land where our 28.3 acre greenhouse will be built through the summer.

If you aren’t familiar with the project, let me bring you up to speed.… Read more

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Houweling’s Tomato Experts: What it takes to be a Houweling’s Greenhouse Grower

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How did you get into Greenhouse Agriculture?

In the fall of 2001, I was on a tour of agricultural operations up the central coast with a group from university. While I was always interested in greenhouse growing I had no concept of the scope or possibilities of greenhouse farming until we visited Houweling’s Nurseries. From that moment, I knew the career I wanted to pursue.

After finishing school I joined the Houweling’s team.… Read more

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The Vine Online — March 2014

The Vine Online

The March issue of “The Vine” brings another entry from our “Houweling’s Tomato Experts.” This month, Randy Shaw shares what it takes to be a Houweling’s grower, how he entered into the greenhouse farming and the growers mindset.

Additionally, take a look at “The Vine” to read an insight from Casey about the current drought in California, how our sales team is teaching kid’s teamwork and the additions of recirculating fans that will help regulate the climate in phase 1.… Read more

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The Vine Online — February 2014

The Vine Online February 2014

The February issue of “The Vine” brings us a new addition “Houweling’s Tomato Experts.” Each month, we will feature different team members to find out what they love about tomatoes. This month we are highlighting Wim van der Torre, tomato and propagation grower in Delta, BC and Ion Sfetcu our head grower in Camarillo, CA.

Also, take a look at “The Vine” to learn how we pollinate our plants, our newest Co-Gen installation at our Delta, BC facility and a reflection from Casey about the current water crisis in California.… Read more

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Houweling’s Tomato Experts — A Head Growers Perspective

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In many ways tomatoes are part of us as they are one of the most cultivated and consumed vegetable in the world. They have been studied vigorously and without doubt they are part of many culinary recipes.

Originally domesticated in South America and imported in Europe in the early 16th century. Tomatoes have become a staple in many cultures’ diets. Today it is almost impossible to imagine life without them. They come in all shapes, sizes, colors and include a variety of flavors ranging from sweet to acidic.… Read more

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