Van de Wetering Greenhouses

City: Jamesport, N.Y.

Website: VDWGreenhouses.com

Environmentally controlled square footage:
1,040,000

Percentage of production space under permanent environmentally controlled structure devoted to each crop:

Ornamental bedding plants10%
Flowering potted plants10%
Plugs and propagation material80%

What’s the best way to describe your greenhouse operation and its role in contract growing?

We produce plant material for other growers through contracts.

What percentage of all the crops you grow are produced for other growers as part of a contract growing relationship?

10 to 25 percent

Which of the following chain stores do you indirectly serve as part of a contract growing relationship?

BJ’s
Costco
Home Depot
Lowe’s

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