Inside A World War II Bunker Turned Massive Underground Farm

Inside A World War II Bunker Turned Massive Underground Farm

Last week, we wrote about a project in London that sounds straight up apocalyptic: A massive underground farm inside a 60-year-old bunker, originally built to protect Londoners from Nazi bombs. Now, we have video — and it’s every bit as spooky as you’d think.

The entrepreneurs behind the project, Zero Carbon Food, uploaded a number of videos to their YouTube channel over the past few weeks. Their pitch gives us a glimpse inside the real, completed farm, cloaked in a magenta LED haze:

But what’s really cool? The earlier tour of the prototype farm, shot on a handheld camera as the cameraman descends from street level through a succession of rotting doors and dank chambers, towards an aura of red light where — against all odds — food is growing:

In the 1940s, this bunker protected thousands of Londoners. Seventy years later, it’s going to feed them. [YouTube]

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