I had a wonderful salad for dinner at Chena. I was wondering how they could serve such fresh Butter Crunch lettuce when I remembered the greenhouses. They are heated by the geothermal water from the hot spings. This lettuce just melted in my mouth.
On Saturday Morning we got a tour of these greenhouses with Kenji and his family. Kenji was up showing Harada the Hot Springs before he returned to Japan. Kenji is also the water quality tester for the resort so we got the insiders’ tour of the steam heated operation. There are 2 greenhouses that feed the restaurant and 65 year round residents.