In Tokyo, Workers Share Space with Urban Farms

19702363093_75698ee6ba_zReally inspiring.

Japan is an incredibly dense, urban country, with little room for sprawling farms, and more than half the country’s food is imported from other countries. But new methods of urban farming—in places like an underused semiconductor factory and on train station roofs—are helping offset that.

French photographer Hélène Veilleux went inside one of these farms hidden inside the concrete jungle. At the headquarters of Pasona, a human resources firm based in Tokyo, plants and workers intermingle in an office building-slash-hydroponic farm designed by the architecture firm Kono Designs 

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