Mastery Under Glass is my Commitment

 

Casey Houweling

In 2012 when our company went through the transformation from Houweling’s Hot House to Houweling’s Tomatoes we developed our current logo, incorporating our new company slogan “MASTERY UNDER GLASS” and my signature. These elements were included in the design to represent my personal commitment and expectations for the tomatoes and cucumbers that bear my family name.

Within the produce industry and specifically the Greenhouse Produce industry it is quite common to re-pack product from other growers and shippers into your own brand.… Read more

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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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