One of the nicest places to spend time in the station is our hydroponic greenhouse. It’s a small place, but very dense – my understanding is that it started out as an experiment for a potential future mission to Mars. This is probably the most humid place on station, it smells like plants, and the full spectrum light is probably good for us too.
At this point, the greenhouse is run by volunteers. Lately, one of the bigger projects has been taming our jungle of tomato plants, which Sarah is working on here. Lately, these plants have been producing pounds of small tomatoes every day: