Underground farm feeding Londoners hydroponically and sustainably

Growing Underground – an underground farm housed 33 metres below the busy London streets of Clapham – is providing fertile ground for fresh micro greens and salad leaves to be grown sustainably. The farm sits inside a WWII bomb shelter. Eight of these shelters were built across London during the war, and they were each built to house around 8,000 people. The tunnel system is … Continue reading Underground farm feeding Londoners hydroponically and sustainably

The World’s Smallest Garden encourages growing your own herbs and recycling

The World’s Smallest Garden, a mini eco-friendly hydroponic unit that can be inserted into most glass bottles, is empowering people living in urban environments to take charge of their food choices by growing their own, therefore tackling issues such as food miles, waste and packaging. A fun, easy and low maintenance way to grow fresh herbs, especially for those who are limited on space, the World’s Smallest … Continue reading The World’s Smallest Garden encourages growing your own herbs and recycling

GrowUp Urban Farms: Getting your greens the aquaponics way

London dwellers can get their five a day nutritionally and sustainably with little environmental impact thanks to GrowUp Urban Farms. GrowUp Urban Farms grow fresh, sustainably produced salads and greens in the city using a method called “aquaponics”. The company supply greens – including pea shoots, baby kale, rocket and Chinese celery – to restaurants and retailers in London, and to home delivery services including … Continue reading GrowUp Urban Farms: Getting your greens the aquaponics way