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The supermarket growing food on its roof

A volunteer community group called 'Food from the Sky' ( are growing fruit & vegetables on top of the Budgens supermarket in Crouch End, north London. The vegetables are sold in the supermarket each week. Unsold fruit & vegetables from Budgens are used as compost by the 20 local people who volunteer in the garden.

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