Kalera seeks horticulturists for new vertical farming facility in Humble

Kalera will open a vertical farming facility in Humble in late spring or early summer. (Courtesy Kalera)
Kalera will open a vertical farming facility in Humble in late spring or early summer. (Courtesy Kalera)

Kalera will open a vertical farming facility in Humble in late spring or early summer. (Courtesy Kalera)



Kalera, a national farming company, will open its biggest vertical hydroponic farm yet in late spring or early summer in the Parc 59 development at 7159 Rankin Road, Humble. Kalera will manufacture living lettuce and salad mixes from this facility.


Kalera Chief Information Officer Jeremy Johnston said the company is hiring five employees, including horticulturists, a team lead and a general manager. More jobs will be available closer to the facility opening, Johnston said. Candidates can apply at https://careers.kalera.com. 407-574-8204. www.kalera.com
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.