Prior to Urban Farmer, Warren Ouwenga was the co-founder, owner and financial manager of Heartland Harvest. Previously, Warren worked with Chiquita Brands Intl., as the Director of Facility Operations.
He’s held management and operations positions at a variety of companies, including Del Monte Fresh Produce. Previously, Warren founded Handi-Pak Foods, Inc., growing it into a nationally recognized fresh cut vegetable and fruit processor.
Warren was also the major owner and manager of Ouwenga Veg. & Grain, a 2,000-acre agricultural producer that sold and distributed produce throughout the Midwest and Southeast United States.
He studied agronomy and agriculture economics at the University of Illinois before entering into the agri-business field.