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 hosts its 8th Annual Seed Swap on Saturday, March 18, from 10am-1pm at their ROOT Community Space, 19 Hall Street, in Lowell. MA.
Mill City Grows presents award-winning Lowell Public School teacher and author, Jessica Lander, Thursday, October 13 from 5pm-7pm, at lala books in Lowell. Ms. Lander will read from and discuss her new book Making Americans: Stories of Historic Struggles, New Ideas, and Inspiration in Immigrant Education
Lowell-based non-profit Mill City Grows (MCG) continues to commemorate its 10-year Anniversary with a special series of events throughout 2022. Marking MCG’s first in-person fundraiser in three years, “A Toast to the Harvest” will be held on Friday, September 23 from 6pm to 8pm, outdoors on the lawn behind the Tsongas Center (300 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way). Tickets are now on sale at MillCityGrows.org with all proceeds benefitting MCG’s Food Access & Education Programs in Lowell.
Lowell-based non-profit Mill City Grows (MCG) is partnering with The Bike Connector for “Choose Your Own Bike Adventure,” an afternoon of self-guided bicycle tours of Lowell’s gardens, farms, and urban agricultural spaces in commemoration of MCG’s 10th Anniversary. The event takes place from 1pm-3pm and starts at North Common Community Garden, 465 Fletcher Street in Lowell.
MILL CITY GROWS HOSTS ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE ON SATURDAY, MAY 21, AT UML’s RIST URBAN AGRICULTURE FARM
Lowell-based non-profit Mill City Grows will host its Annual Spring Plant Sale outdoors on Saturday, May 21, from 10am to 2pm, at UMass Lowell’s Rist Urban Agriculture Farm at 91 Pawtucket Street. An abundant variety of Lowell-grown plants – herbs, vegetables, flowers, and fruit – will be available for sale at this free, public event presented as part of Mill City Grows’ 10th Anniversary Celebration.