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Underground farm built in abandoned tunnels beneath London

A hydroponic farm is being built in a network of tunnels underneath south London. The aim is for these cultivations to supply local restaurants and retailers with fresh herbs and vegetables. The aim of the Growing Underground project is to demonstrate that it is possible to operate a commercial urban farm with a minimal carbon footprint. Hydroponic farming essentially means growing plants in a mineral-rich solution on specially constructed growing platforms under controlled temperature and lighting conditions, making the tunnels a perfect location.

Read more about this project here or at the Growing Underground website here.

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27 Feb 2014
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