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!

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Dig In with Mill City Grows for
National Volunteer Week!
April 23rd – 29th, 2017

Join us to kick off the growing season at our urban farms, greenhouse and gardens! Sign up here or contact us [volunteer@millcitygrows.org or (978) 455-2620] to learn more!

Free MCG Tee-Shirts while supplies last!!

Wed 4.26
10am-12pm
Seeding
@ Greenhouse
Wed 4.26
2pm-4pm
Planting
@ Urban Farm
Thurs 4.27
5pm-7pm
Garden Build
@ MCG Office
Fri 4.28
1pm-4pm
Planting
@ Big Farm
Fri 4.28
5pm-7pm
Compost
@ Rotary Garden
Sat 4.29
9am-12pm
Planting
@ Big Farm

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5th Annual Farm to Cocktail Party
Wednesday, June 14   |   5:30-8:30pm
UTEC, 41 Warren Street

Advance tickets on sale April 1st!

Click here to purchase tickets and for event details
> View and share this event on Facebook 

Local food, live music, and delicious farm-inspired cocktails! Join our annual celebration to benefit our Food Access & Education Programs! 

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MILL CITY GROWS HEADLINES, NEWS & EVENTS

Upcoming events. Usher in the spring and join us for these great events! Complete details are on our Facebook Event Page.
April 30: Farm to Table Cooking Class: Grains to Greens  / 12:30-2:30pm
May 6: Gardener Training Program (GTP) – Container Gardening / 10am-12pm


Now Hiring! Come grow with us. We currently have several positions open for Mobile Market Site Champions. Site Champions will provide market support, outreach, and promotion at a specific site throughout the Mobile Market season. Please visit the Job Opportunities page to learn more and to apply!


Dig in the dirt & volunteer. Join Mill City Grows and the Massachusetts Service Alliance to launch the growing season and our 2017 Volunteer Program during National Volunteer Week, April 23-29! Help us build, seed, transplant, and transform our farms and gardens across Lowell! Check out our convenient Online Volunteer Form for details and to sign up.


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 with “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!


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!
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!