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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Live music & dance performances, local food demonstrations & tastings, Farmers’ Market, kids games & craft activities, adult & kids raffle tables, garden tours, AND, our First Annual Chip & Salsa Throwdown: Restaurants vs. Gardeners!
> Want to get involved?
Join us for one of our many volunteer opportunities this season – check out our full schedule and fill out an application HERE!
> Mill City Grows is hiring
Come join our team and grow with us — click here to view our current Job Opportunities!
> Interested in supporting our work?
Read More about the impact of our programs on Lowell residents, and click the Donate button (on right or bottom of page) to make a tax-deductible contribution today!
> Support us as you shop using “Amazon Smile”
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!
> The Farm Market continues
Every Sunday, from 11am – 3pm you’ll find us, and many other local farms and food producers at 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!
> FREE Farm-to-Table Cooking Classes every last Wednesday through November
Make quick, delicious, nutritious meals with professional Lowell chefs! These monthly cooking classes will help stretch your dollar and incorporate more seasonal produce into your diet. Recipes are also kid-friendly! Classes take place every last Wednesday morning of the month through November. Space is limited to just 10 persons per class. To register, contact Felicia Pinto at firstname.lastname@example.org or 508-525-3898. View the official class flyer!
> 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!