Welcome!

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!


Save the Date: Mill City Grows Open House!

Join us for our first ever open house on Monday, September 14th, 4-6pm at our new office space in the Western Ave Studios! Take a tour of our new facilities and enjoy some light refreshments with our team!

RSVP for the event on our Facebook!

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Save the Date: 4th Annual Harvest Festival!

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This year’s Harvest Festival will take place on Saturday, September 26th at our newest Community Garden at North Common! Join us in celebrating the bounty of our local farms and gardens this fall!

For updates on this year’s Harvest Fest, check our Event Page or join our Facebook Group for the event. If you would like to volunteer at Harvest Fest, send us an email with your interest to Volunteer[at]millcitygrows[dot]org!


The Mobile Market is now on the road five days a week! We are running Wednesday through Sunday, from 10am to 5pm and we accept cash, credit, debit, WIC, SNAP, and Senior Coupons at all of our locations.  Swing on by and ask us about how we can double the value of you SNAP, WIC, elder coupon purchases with our Market Bucks program!  Join us in our endeavor to promote local food throughout Lowell!

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For regular market updates, visit our new Mobile Market Facebook page!


Thank you to everyone that was a part of this year’s 3rd annual Farm to Cocktail Party! The event was a huge success, with more than 230 guests who came to celebrate Mill City Grows’ flavors of the season by sampling farm fresh cocktails and appetizers.

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Visit our event page for updates on the event and view these photos from Megpix and Jen Myers!


Thank you for all of your support during 2014 in helping us grow a healthy community! Please consider donating to Mill City Grows so that we can accomplish even more growth in 2015! That means more Community Gardens, Urban Farms, Mobile Market stops, School Gardens, Educational Programs, and MORE FOOD FOR LOWELL!! Donate securely online by clicking the donate button to the right or send your tax deductible donation to Mill City Grows, 97 Central Street Unit #302, Lowell, MA 01852


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.

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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 work to create urban food production sites and give Lowell residents the knowledge to grow their own food or purchase locally grown food!