During NMG/MYP’s Sustainability Week this October, the company held an employee sponsored canned food drive. The employees of NMG/MYP donated over 600 items to the food drive, all of which were donated to Westminster Food Bank in downtown Grand Rapids. What an outstanding effort by all employees supporting their local community!

In October of 2014 Neal Mast & Son Greenhouses was happy to donate a number of mums to the American Diabetes Association “Step Out to Stop Diabetes Walk”. This event has taken place locally for the past 20 years and we are proud to show our support for such a great cause!

Merchandising Program Promotions and Updates

NMG is pleased to announce the following promotions in our merchandising program.  David Germann has been promoted to Merchandising Program Manager and will be relocating to Grand Rapids in the near future.  David will oversee the entire program, covering the states of Illinois and Wisconsin.  Alex Mumm has been promoted to Regional Merchandising Manager of
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Día de los Niños

On April 30th all around Mexico the citizens celebrate Día de los Niños, or Day of the Children. At Neal Mast and Son Greenhouses, we too decided to celebrate this day. In Mexican Culture it is accustomed to give toys and other gifts to children on this day. In turn, we decided to have a company
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Neal Mast and Son Greenhouses donated 12 racks worth of flowers to Habitat for Humanity of Kent County ReStore this past week! As always, we are proud to be able to give back to the local community.

In 2013 we have recycled 147,461.00 lbs of plastic! This has saved 27,870 gallons of oil, 1,145,182 Kwh of energy, 546 cubic yards of landfill space, and $2,949 of landfill expense. In 2013 we have also recycled 82.79 net tons of paper! This has saved 1,407 trees, 4,967 lbs of air pollution effluents, 6,540 gallons of
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Plant Donations

Neal Mast was able to make a plant donation of some of our Zygo Cactus and our Poinsettias to Habitat For Humanity this year. We had a total of 328 Poinsettias and 132 Zygo Cactus donated, all of which were grown right here in our greenhouses!  Poinsettia                                                                       Zygo Cactus      

Neal Mast Greenhouses has allowed employees to purchase different plants from the company this year. The money that is received to purchase these plants is money that we use to donate to different organizations every year. This year we were able to donate to In The Image and Home Repair Services. In the Image is a
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Having leftover plants is never a good situation for a greenhouse.  After investing in the materials and labor, we all want to see those plants making a difference and improving the quality of life in someone’s yard or garden.  NMG was fortunate to find a “home” for our leftover tomatoes, peppers and a few herbs,
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NMG Charitable Giving 2011 Over the course of the year, NMG collects all the money employees pay for plants for their own personal use, then around the Thanksgiving holiday, NMG matches that money for local charitable groups.  For 2011, NMG donated those proceeds to two organizations—Mel Trotter Ministries and Home Repair Services. Both organizations were
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