Howell Farms 

Farmers: David & Mary, Adame & Keri Howell 

How many years has this farm been in your family?

35 Years

What do you like best about growing tomatoes?

The challenge, and knowing that growing tomatoes is not something that many people do.

What are your favorite ways to eat tomatoes?

Straight out of the field, in chili, salsa and tomato soup. The list goes on!

What awards or special recognition have you received for your tomato farming?

Master Grower Awards, E.A. Reichart Award and Order of the Red Tie.

What kind of dog do you have?

Three Special Dogs

What's your dog's name?

Dubya, Pete and Fred

Does your dog ever eat tomatoes?


Describe how you feel when you see a field of healthy Red Gold tomatoes?

Seeing a healthy field of Red Gold tomatoes is like seeing the answer to our prayers. Gratitude is the best way to describe our feelings.

What's something important you keep in mind while planting, caring for, or harvesting your tomatoes?

This is our livelihood so we have to do the best we can.