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

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Local food, live music, and delicious farm-inspired cocktails! Join our annual celebration to benefit our Food Access & Education Programs! Purchase discounted early bird tickets through March 31st — regular priced tickets go on sale April 1st. 

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Now Hiring! Come Grow With Us.
 
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!


Upcoming Event: Farm to Table Cooking Class: “Breakfast” – March 26 @ 12:30pm. Join us at Mill No. 5’s Red & White Market and learn to cook seasonal, delicious breakfast treats and get new tips and strategies to make breakfast quick and easy for every morning. Cost is $15/per family, free for MCG gardeners and past Farm to Table Family Cooking Class students. Classes fill up fast so registration is recommended.  Click here to register >


Upcoming Event: MCG Annual Seed Swap, Sat., April 1 @ 11am. Get a jump on spring and meet fellow community growers at this exciting annual event! Over 1,000 seed packs will be available for swapping, sampling, mixing, and matching. Mahoney’s Garden Center will also be selling seedlings. Free and open to the public! View details on Facebook >


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!


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!