Gallery: FARM:London Creates an Urban Food Production Hub in Dalston

 
Designed by Something & Son LLP, an eco-social design practice founded by Andrew Merritt, Paul Smyth and Sam Henderson, the project has big ideas. The collaboration's goals include exciting and inspiring city dwellers to produce their own food and other products.

Urban farming projects are popping everywhere! A derelict shop in Dalston, London, is yet another site set on urban rejuvenation with its innovative FARM: project. The project, which has transformed an entire four story space, is now home to an urban food ‘hub’ complete with a cafe, arts venue, mini ‘aquaponic’ fish farm, indoor allotments and rooftop chicken coops. Launched in 2010, FARM: is bringing the rural to the urban, with the intention of growing as much food as possible in every corner of the building.

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