Tag Archives: Philanthropy

The Vine Online – March 2013

Just over a year ago we started an initiative at our company called “THE VINE”. It’s a newsletter that we publish monthly in English and Spanish that provides the more than 750 employees at our two greenhouse farms updates from various departments. I believe it is important to ensure everyone in the company whether they are one of our dedicated workers tending to the vines, or the hard working people processing invoices, packing orders, selling our products etc, have an idea of what is going on outside of their individual roles/departments.… Read more

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A Visit to Tactic

In early January, Casey’s daughter, Monica, along with Houweling’s team member Tara Tashiro, had the opportunity to visit Tactic, Guatemala, the site of Houweling’s Seeds of Tomorrow project. Their experience and the profound impact it had on them is shared below. (Editor’s note: total donations raised to date = $53,830 including the matched funds from Houweling’s. Thank you to all who have generously donated and we look forward to exceeding our original $60K goal)

Having arrived back from our trip to Tactic Guatemala, we can honestly say the journey has changed us as human beings. … Read more

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Seeds of Tomorrow Project – Guatemala Greenhouse Update

At the same speed 2012 ended, the new year is flying by! From a business perspective, our locally grown tomatoes are in demand, as consumers continue to increase the value they put on local produce. While our tomato growing focus is local, thanks to some of our international partners, the Seeds of Tomorrow Project Guatemala Greenhouse is in production.

As I’ve mentioned in this space before, Kubo Sustainable Greenhouses and their network of partners in Holland have been incredibly generous in supporting the Seeds of Tomorrow project.… Read more

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