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!

 

Join Us In Growing A More Sustainable CommUNITY

Click the video image above to learn how our summer Youth Food Justice Program contributes to Lowell’s thriving healthy food movement!


MILL CITY GROWS NEWS & EVENTS


Visit our Mobile Market every Thursday at the Lowell Senior Center, starting November 30. Our Mobile Market will now be at the Lowell Senior Center from 2-4pm every Thursday starting on November 30. We will also continue selling at The Farm Market every Sunday at Mill No. 5 from 11am-3pm year-round. Follow our Mobile Market on Facebook for updates and information. We accept cash, credit, debit, and SNAP/EBT.


Learn about Urban Beekeeping at our next Gardener Training Program (GTP), January 13. Join Mill City Grows, Red Antler Apothecary, and the Merrimack Valley Beekeepers Association at our next GTP on Saturday, January 13, from 10am-12pm. Learn what makes for healthy hives, how to start your own backyard beehive, and discover the value of local honey and its medicinal uses! Cost is just $10 per family, free for Mill City Grows gardeners. View and share this event on Facebook!


For Immediate Release: Mill City Grows and Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust Host TerraCorps-AmeriCorps Program on MLK Service Day. On this year’s National Day of Service, January 15, 2018, TerraCorps-AmeriCorps program will gather to serve in the City of Lowell with Mill City Grows and Lowell Parks and Conservation Trust. TerraCorps service members will gather at Mill City Grows’ Urban Farm in Pawtucketville to clear an area of land that is currently inaccessible due to dense brush. This will be an exciting all-day, outdoor service project! Click here to read the full press release (PDF).


Give back while you shop this holiday season with “Amazon Smile.” Enjoy your holiday shopping while giving back to MCG! 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!


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!