Monthly Archives: July 2012

Houweling’s #365Green – Week 1 Wrap-up

Well the first week of our Houweling’s 365Green contest is in the books and I have to say, I was blown away by some of the responses we received.

First-off, I want to congratulate Jacki of Mission, BC our week 1 winner who is very excited to start receiving her tasty tomato care packages in the fall. Jacki reminds us all that sustainability can be a collection of small things done in the home, but the real opportunity is to educate our children about sustainability, to ensure our planet has an enduring future. … Read more

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How to Choose the Best Tomatoes

A couple of months ago I posted a blog entitled, What Goes Around, Comes Around. Essentially, I wanted to remind everyone about the increasing need to buy locally-grown fresh produce. Today, I want to re-emphasize the importance of local buying and give you some tips on what to look for when you get to the produce section of your grocery store.

  1. Tomatoes on the vine are usually the freshest tomatoes in the store.
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