Growing Underground (3 Food Miles)

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Growing Underground (3 Food Miles)

We went on a tour of hidden tunnels below Clapham High Street to meet the wonderful team at Growing Underground. Their ambition is to turn the growing world on its head and deliver the best produce — fresh, delicious, nutritious, exciting — the best way — clean, sustainable, hyper-local.

They prioritise sustainable growing practices, and are certified Carbon Neutral +, which makes them net carbon negative. Their hydroponics system uses 70% less water than traditional agriculture and all nutrients are kept within the closed-loop system, removing any risk of agricultural run-off. The greens are unaffected by the weather and seasonal changes, and thanks to the central location, it reduces the need to import crops - drastically reducing the carbon footprint for retailers and consumers alike.

Leaves can be with you in as little as 4 hours after being picked and packed!

Here's a review from one of our happy customers - "I am over the moon with the taste of these salad leaves! So aromatic and beautiful! Perfect experience on a Tuesday night!"

We look forward to working with @growing_underground and being part of the future of hyper-local, sustainable eating.

The fruits and vegetables are great, local, natural and without unnecessary plastics. The service as a whole is great and made with passion, as you can really tell from the eyes of James who made the delivery!

— Saira, Dulwich

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