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
Tickets on sale now!
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.
Sun., May 28: Farm to Table Cooking Class –“Salt-ernatives & Subbing Out Sugar”
Sat., June 3: Gardener Training Program (GTP) – “Organic Pest & Disease Control”
Join us for the launch of our 2017 Mobile Market Season. Get ready to see our bountiful Mobile Market at Lowell Community Health Center and Crosspoint Towers starting May 17, PLUS at our newest stop at the McAvinnue School starting May 19! Click here to view the full 2017 Mobile Market schedule.
Now Hiring! Come grow with us. We currently have several positions open for AmeriCorps members (VISTA & TerraCorps), as well as Mobile Market Site Champions. Please visit the Job Opportunities page to learn more and to apply!
Dig in the dirt & volunteer. Help us build, seed, transplant, and transform our farms and gardens across Lowell! Check out our convenient Online Volunteer Calendar & 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 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!