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Major U.S. environmental award for Houweling


January 2, 2012
By Dave Harrison

Jan. 2, 2012, Camarillo, CA – Houweling Nurseries received one of 16
Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards (GEELA) for
2011.

Jan. 2, 2012, Camarillo, CA – Houweling Nurseries received one of 16 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards (GEELA) for 2011.

The awards recognize companies and organizations in California for environmental leadership and initiative.
Houweling Nurseries Oxnard, Inc. is a family owned company operating more than 70 hectares of high-tech hydroponic greenhouses, specializing in tomatoes and cucumbers.

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It recently expanded its facilities by 40 acres and built a 32,500-square-foot packing/cooler shed employing the best available technology including:

• A solar array.

• A solar thermal roof.

• State-of-the-art waste and rainwater capture and treatment.

• 25-foot tall greenhouses that maximize climate control.

Houweling Nurseries is part of the Houweling Hothouse Group based in Delta, B.C. It has 20 hectares of production in the province.


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