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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MILL CITY GROWS HEADLINES, NEWS & EVENTS

A GLOBAL DAY OF GIVING    |    TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Be a part of this world-wide day of giving back! Give a gift to Mill City Grows on #GivingTuesday, November 28 and help us reach our goal of raising $5,000 in a single day. On this day, your donation will be MATCHED dollar-for-dollar by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation if you donate via Facebook at 8am EST! Stay tuned for updates on the many ways YOU can give as #GivingTuesday approaches!

> Join us for our #GivingTuesday Party at Warp & Weft!


Our Mobile Market has a new fall schedule. Our Mobile Market will continue its weekly market at Lowell Community Health Center from 12pm-3:30pm and at Crosspoint from 4:30pm-6pm every Wednesday through November 22. We will also be at The Farm Market every Sunday at Mill No. 5 from 11am-3pm year-round. All our other markets have ended for the season, but they’ll be back next spring! Follow our Mobile Market on Facebook for updates and information. We accept cash, credit, debit, and SNAP/EBT.


We’re hiring! Full-time position available. Come join our growing team! We’re currently hiring a full time, year-round Associate Director of Urban Farms & Markets. Click here to view the full job posting.


MCG Benefit Night at Flatbread Pizza in Bedford, December 12. Gather friends, family & neighbors for a delicious evening of brick oven pizza, raffle prizes, and more! We’ll receive a donation for every pizza sold on Dec. 12 from 5-9pm, including takeout. Click here to view & share the Facebook event.


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!