Growing Underground

Underground bomb shelter converted into hydroponic farm in London (Video)

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Numerous air raid bomb shelters were built under subway stations to protect thousands of London’s citizens during the intense bombing by enemies during World War II.Since the end of the war, some of these massive, subterranean spaces have found other uses, including being converted into hydroponic farms by forward-thinking entrepreneurs. Launched by Richard Ballard and Steven Dring of Zero Carbon Food, Growing Underground is one such project and urban farm brand that has transformed one of these abandoned tunnels into a fully functioning hydroponic farm producing fresh greens. Read more.