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Please note that during the winter months, Mill City Grows does not hold weekly volunteer sessions.
June – October 2019
Mill City Grows holds team-building volunteer sessions with organizations from school and church groups to local businesses and corporate groups. We welcome teams of 5-15 participants.
May – October 2019
Individual volunteers aid in providing Lowell with local, organic food by helping to plant, cultivate, and harvest at our farm sites. Come learn new skills alongside our team!
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News & Press
Mill City Grows will host its Annual Seed Swap in person and outdoors on Saturday, March 19, from 10am to 1pm, at their headquarters at 19 Hall Street in Lowell. The event launches a year-long celebration commemorating MCG’s 10-Year Anniversary.
Mill City Grows Executive Director Jessica Wilson announced on December 11, 2023, that she will be leaving her position at the close of the year. Wilson has led the Lowell-based food justice non-profit since January 2020.
Seasonal, locally grown produce is now available for purchase through April 2024 at Mill City Grows’ (MCG) Indoor Winter Farmers Markets at UMass Lowell University Crossing and the Lowell Senior Center. Shoppers can enjoy a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the City of Lowell as well as produce sourced from area farmers.
Mill City Grows has been awarded the first of two annual installments of $30,000 to support its commitment to eradicating hunger in Massachusetts. The “Moving the Needle” community investment program launched by Project Bread is designed for organizations addressing food insecurity with sustainable and systemic change.
Mill City Grows is now accepting registration for their 2023-2024 Winter CSA Veggie Farm Share season! Get fresh, seasonal fruits and veggies delivered to your Lowell home or office! Complete details at MillCityGrows.org.
MILL CITY GROWS WELCOMES THE PUBLIC TO A “HARVEST DAY AT THE FARM” CELEBRATION ON THEIR BIG URBAN FARM IN LOWELL
Mill City Grows opens their Big Urban Farm to the general public for the first time for their “Harvest Day at the Farm” event on Saturday, September 23, from 1-4pm, at 1001 Pawtucket Boulevard. Complete details at MillCityGrows.org.
Mill City Grows hosts its Annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 20, from 10am-2pm at UMass Lowell’s RIST Urban Agriculture Farm in Lowell, MA.
Mill City Grows
PO Box 7133
Lowell, MA 01852
Mill City Grows
150 Western Avenue, B Mill, Unit A
Lowell, MA 01851
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