London retail space becomes world’s first farm in a shop

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Urban Farming has been a hot topic on Springwise recently, with the rooftops of homes and supermarkets being transformed into fruit and vegetable gardens. Now the London FARM: shop project in Hackney is converting an empty retail unit into the world’s first farm in a shop. FARM:shop is the brainchild of Something & Son — a sustainable-living focused design practice — and supported by the local council as part of Hackney’s Art in Empty Spaces project. Their mission is to see how much food they can grow in an urban shop, and to educate and inspire Londoners. They plan to…

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