Wish List

Your support of Mill City Grows through a charitable donation of services or supplies directly impacts our work, AND is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Please contact us at info[at]millcitygrows[dot]org with any questions on making a donation of services or supplies.

Below is our current “Wish List,” which can also be downloaded here as a PDF document. Thank you for your support!



  • Web designer for a website refresh
  • App development
  • IT consulting
  • Guest chefs for Farm to Table classes
  • Trained/lifelong gardeners to provide school garden maintenance
  • Videographer and gardener to make short training videos

Translators for classes and documents in the following languages: Spanish, Khmer, Arabic, Swahili and Portuguese

Gift Cards of any value 

  • Amazon, Costco, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Mahoney’s Garden Center, Market Basket, Michaels, Staples, Target, Whole Foods Market

Cooking Supplies

  • 3 Family Cooking Class Kits
    • Each kit contains: a refillable pepper grinder, a box grater, 2 chef knives and 2 kid-safe knives
  • 2 5-gallon salad spinners to dry garden produce for salads
  • 2 crockpots for classroom cooking
  • Bread machine for homemade bread for youth & adult educational programming and participant meetings

Gardening Supplies

  • 6 School Garden Wash Station Kits
    • Each kit contains: 2 x 16-gallon galvanized tubs for produce wash stations and 8 pair child-sized work gloves
  • 5 Community Garden Kits
    • Each kit contains: 2 metal hand trowels, 2 metal hand rakes, and a spade shovel
  • 4 briefcase scales for school and community gardens to weight their produce
  • Compost tumbler for schools to create compost out of their garden waste

Gas-powered Weedwhacker (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Toro-2-Cycle-25-4cc-Attachment-Capable-Straight-Shaft-Gas-String-Trimmer-51978/202071363)

  • 4 Pitchforks
  • 4 Hoes
  • 4 Pickaxes
  • 2 Mallets
  • 4 heavy-duty wheelbarrows
  • 3 leaf rakes
  • 4 metal garden rakes
  • 7 loppers
  • 7 potable hoses and nozzles
  • 7 hand pruners

Office Supplies

  • Garden Art Kits for garden art projects and classroom signs
    • Each kit contains: Multi-color outdoor paint and sealer, paint brushes, craft glue
  • Education Kit
    • Each kit contains: one 16 qt. WeatherShield storage box, liquid chalk pens for use in outdoor classrooms
  • 2 sets of multi-USB charging ports for Mobile Market electronics
  • 3 portable whiteboard easels to eliminate the use of chart paper in cooking workshops and school programs

Mill City Grows In Kind Wish List (for sponsorships)

Cooking Supplies and Food

  • Medium sized metal bowls
  • Dish towels & drying rags
  • Measuring cups & spoons
  • Recyclable utensils and cups
  • Whole grains: old fashioned oats, brown rice, quinoa, barley, farro, whole wheat spaghetti, whole wheat flour
  • Seeds: sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds (no salt)
  • Cooking oils: olive oil, grapeseed oil, canola oil, vegetable oil
  • Vinegars: apple cider vinegar, white vinegar

Gardening Supplies

  • 20 packs of yard waste bags
  • 3 boxes of contractor trash bags
  • Plywood sheets for garden classroom signage
  • Potable hose repair kits
  • Unused bean seeds for classroom germination experiments

Office Supplies

  • 5-10 wooden rulers
  • 7 17”x 23” dry erase boards and markers
  • 5 boxes multi colored printer paper
  • 2 flyer display racks
  • 2 brochure display racks
  • 5 packs of metal clips
  • 10 packs of posterboard
  • Medium-sized whiteboards
  • Notebooks
  • Clothespins
  • Pens/Markers
  • File folders and desktop holders
  • Multi colored card stock
  • Liquid chalk pens
  • Hot glue gun

Miscellaneous Items

  • 2 matching heavy duty table cloths 57×94, for Mobile Market tables
  • 2 sets of sign clip holders, for MM signs, preferably metal
  • 6 medium and 10 large storage bins with lids for transporting materials to gardens and cooking classes
  • 2 x 4-6ft-long folding tables to serve as wash stations at schools for produce

Ziploc 16 qt. WeatherShield storage boxes for storing lesson kits that can be used by teachers and MCG educators