Chef Maraicher grows vegetables, fruits and herbs in Saitama without using any synthetic fertilizer or pesticides. It is said that his produce are sold to some of the nicest restaurant tables in Tokyo. He grows mainly European types of vegetables. "I started this because my wife's parents had a bit of farming land, and I thought it would be great to produce my own vegetables. You see, we have a young daughter and I want to give her the best quality of food, grown with heart and sweat, not with pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. "