Join Us In Growing A More Sustainable CommUNITY

Welcome to Mill City Grows! We’re dedicated to growing a healthier Lowell through creating urban food production sites throughout the city and providing the tools for safe urban growing!




Please purchase your event tickets at the door

Mill City Grows’ Annual Farm to Cocktail Party
Thursday, June 21   •  5:30pm-8:30pm
UTEC, 41 Warren Street (Cafe UTEC entrance)

General Admission: $85 per person   |   Pay at the Door

Our Farm to Cocktail Silent Auction is NOW OPEN!
Click here to bid in advance on a selection auction items — more prizes will be added in the days ahead!

Grow the Next Generation of Food Justice Ambassadors!
Click here to make your gift in support of our Summer Youth Food Justice & J-Squad Programs!


The Freshest Party of the Summer Season combines live entertainment, farm-inspired food and cocktails, and the vibrant spirit of community! Celebrate our region’s local food movement while supporting healthy food access in the City of Lowell!


Our Farm to Table Cooking Classes bring families together in the kitchen. We’re creating fun family time in the kitchen through our Farm to Table Cooking Classes where kids and adults hone their cooking skills as they preparing delicious, nutritious meals using fresh, locally sourced ingredients! Click here to read more about our Farm to Table Cooking Classes in our June Press Release.

Join our Perennial Partner Program and grow with us year-round. Support citywide healthy food access by becoming a Perennial Partner through a monthly gift to Mill City Grows. As a Perennial Partner, you will also receive a selection of thank you gifts to remind you of your year-round commitment to creating a more food just community. Click here for details on how to become a Perennial Partner today!

Volunteer with Mill City Grows this spring and summer. Our Urban Farms and Community Gardens are being prepped for the exciting spring and summer seasons! Come learn more about farming and growing in our community, enjoy a rejuvenating outdoor experience, and increase healthy food access to thousands of Lowell residents. Click here to learn more about Volunteering at Mill City Grows.

Our 2018 Mobile Market Season has begun. Our outdoor Mobile Market season is under way!  Click here to view our full Mobile Market Schedule and be sure to follow our Mobile Market on Facebook for updates and information. We accept cash, credit, debit, and SNAP/EBT. The state’s Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) has been reinstated through June 30, 2018 — our Mobile Market is proud to participate in the HIP program!

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!