Tokyo’s Hotel Continental Fuchu and the Tohoku Bokujo Ranch are cooking up a sustainable future for agriculture that shuns pesticides and chemical fertilizers in favor of seasonal organic dining and recycling-oriented farming.



Down-to-earth gastronomy outside the tourist traps of central Tokyo

For visitors to Japan who are looking for less-touristy cultural experiences without traveling too far from central Tokyo, the city of Fuchu is the perfect place to stay and sample life on the edge of suburbia. Hotel Continental Fuchu can offer advice on where to go and what to do in the area, based on the interests of each guest.
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Symbiosis between ranch and hotel creates unique guest experience

Hotel Continental Fuchu, which owns the Tohoku Bokujo Ranch in Aomori Prefecture, creates many opportunities for its guests to experience the rich nature and contrasting seasons of the Tohoku Region alongside the food it serves.
Every Monday and Thursday, fresh vegetables, fruits and eggs are delivered from the farm, which grows the crops organically, to the hotel. On these days ...


Ranch works to circulate natural resources in producing food for Tokyo hotel

The Tohoku Bokujo Ranch in Aomori Prefecture, which supplies organic produce to the Hotel Continental Fuchu in Tokyo, runs on an ideal circulation of natural resources.The 30 or so thoroughbreds kept there are fed with chemical-free grass, hay and wild herbs grown on the farm. This allows their manure, which is also free of unnatural chemical ...


Chef finds taste of homeland in Tokyo

Hotel Continental Fuchu, about a one-minute walk from Fuchu Station on the Keio Line in the suburbs of western Tokyo, offers one-of-a-kind dining experiences featuring organic vegetables, fruits, eggs and wild herbs. This is because the hotel’s buffet and French and Chinese restaurants — as well as its banquets — serve meals made with fresh produce delivered directly from Tohoku Bokujo ...