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Growing Underground, the project led by CSIC Investigator Dr Ruchi Choudhary, is said to be a ‘green revolution’, which is ‘powered by data’ in a new feature published by the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge researchers are working alongside the founders of the underground farm – located 120 ft below the busy streets of Clapham in London – to create the best conditions for growing crops, with the aim of supplying zero carbon food.

The article includes an interview with PhD student Melanie Jans-Singh on the digital twin set up to monitor and feedback information to help the farm operate in optimum conditions. A video on the project also gives an inside view of the farm. 

Dr Choudhary is presenting a talk on the project as part of the Cambridge Festival on Friday (2 April) at 2pm. Register for the talk via Eventbrite

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