Welcome to Mill City Grows! We are growing a healthier Lowell through creating urban food production sites all over the city and providing the tools for safe urban growing!
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Meet MCG Community Gardener Macayla Cote: CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE
Hear Macayla talk about her love for our Community Garden Program! This inspiring video short was created by local photographer and filmmaker, Tory Germann.
> Mill City Grows is HIRING!
We have several positions open – full time, part time and seasonal. Please visit the Job Opportunities page to learn more and to apply!
> Support Our Work
Read our 2016 Annual Appeal & Achievements and learn more about Brendan and Macayla, two young Lowell residents who are directly impacted by our work. Please DONATE to our Annual Appeal Crowdrise Campaign and make a tax-deductible contribution today!
> Give Back While You Shop Online — Use Our “Amazon Smile” Link
Doing any shopping on Amazon? Please support Mill City Grows by using our Amazon Smile link, and .5% of the price of your purchase will be donated to Mill City Grows!
> Gardener Training Program (GTP) Workshop: Intro to Urban Beekeeping
Our next GTP workshop will be held on Saturday, January 28th from 10am to 12pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell. Join our friends from Carlisle Honey and Red Antler Apothecary for this great event, open to the public. View the details on our Facebook event page!
> Purchase Farm Fresh & Local Food Year-round
Every Sunday, from 11am – 3pm you’ll find us, and many other local farms and food producers at “The Farm Market,” Mill No. 5‘s indoor farmers market. We accept cash, credit, debit, and SNAP/EBT. Ask how we can double the value of your SNAP purchases with our Market Bucks program! For regular market updates, visit our Mobile Market Facebook page!
> Mill City Grows: A Social Innovator
Mill City Grows was selected as one of five of Root Cause’s 2014 Social Innovators! Mill City Grows is representing the Sustainability in Our Communities: Building Greener and Healthier Cities Track. Root Cause’s Social Innovation Forum provides a unique opportunity for innovative nonprofit organizations and social enterprises to gain visibility, expand their networks, and build capacity.
Thank you for your interest in our work and please let us know if you have any questions at info[at]millcitygrows[dot]org.
Mill City Grows is fostering Food Justice in Lowell. We create urban food production sites and support Lowell residents with the knowledge and resources to grow their own food or purchase locally grown food!