Europe's largest urban farm in Brussels protects the planet one step at a time

By Agency
  • Living
  • Wednesday, 03 Mar 2021

BIGH Farm in Anderlecht, the largest hydroponic farm in Europe. Photo: AFP

For Steven Beckers, food production in the city is the solution rather than the problem. At the heart of Brussels, on the rooftop of the Foodmet food hall spanning 4,000sq m in Anderlecht, he has set up an ultra-modern farm that operates on the principle of aquaponics, a process that actually dates back to the Aztecs and ancient China.

An agricultural project in line with the principles of the circular economy

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BIGH Farm , urban planning , food security


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