USING STATE-OF-THE-ART FARMING PRACTICES, WE PRODUCE THE MOST DELICIOUS, SUSTAINABLE TOMATOES YEAR-ROUND.


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OUR GROWING PROCESS

While our growers have decades of experience growing tomatoes, our next generation agriculture has great advantages over traditional methods of growing. Our hydroponic process includes drip irrigation, using only 10% of the water of field grown tomatoes and eliminating the runoff of fertilizers into surrounding waterways.

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We use integrated pest management to control harmful bugs and use bumble bees to naturally pollinate our plants, creating a natural ecosystem. By lighting and heating the greenhouse in winter, we are able to bring our customers mid-summer tomatoes year-round. Our proximity to the market allows us to leave our tomatoes on the vine until fully ripened, assuring the best taste and nutrition in every tomato.

 

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OUR GLASSHOUSE

Our 15 acre glasshouse is located just outside of Chicagoland in Rochelle, IL. Nearly 30 feet high and covering over 14 football fields, the structure uses diffused glass and radiated heat, keeping our tomatoes at a perfect temperature to create great tasting tomatoes year-round. 

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COMPANY HISTORY

MightyVine has partnered with Royal Pride Holland, a Dutch company specializing in the art of growing great tasting tomatoes. MightyVine is proud to offer two of the varieties they grow in their 140 acre Glasshouse- flavorful tomatoes you won’t find anywhere else in the US. Royal Pride has decades of growing experience working with state-of-the-art glasshouse technology, and exceptional sustainable practices. They offer great guidance, advice, structure and reliability to MightyVine. We are proud to have Royal Pride as part of the MightyVine team.

 

 

THE TEAM

GARY LAZARSKI

CEO

Overseeing strategy, marketing and sales for MightyVine, Lazarski has led this project from its conception over five years ago.  His passion for quality local foods comes from an early age, when his grandmother’s homegrown apple pies and homemade smoked sausages taught him to appreciate the value of goods crafted close to home. It is Lazarski’s mission to provide the best-tasting tomatoes in the Midwest all year long. 

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DANNY MURPHY

VP/SALES

The man behind MightyVine’s business development and sales, Murphy is never without a job to do. He serves as MightyVine’s version of the baseball “utility player”, heading up marketing and branding, as well as social media. There’s always a task for Murphy to take on. After living and working in California for 8 years, Murphy spent time in the Netherlands studying horticulture before returning home to the Chicago area, excited by the opportunity to build a new business.