New farming experiment in London: underground growing

Updated: Wednesday, February 5 2014, 07:37 PM EST
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LONDON (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Property in London is some of the most expensive there is, so some farmers are going far underground to grow.

In the damp, dark, rusty tunnels of London, more than 100 feet below the ground, an innovative farming experiment is raising eyebrows.

The tunnels have a constant temperature of around 60 degrees, and the farmers can grow from 7 to 21 days.

Right now, they have one tunnel with 2 1/2 acres of space.

They are growing garlic shelves, pea shoots, and other products, with the potential to expand.
New farming experiment in London: underground growing
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