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MILL CITY GROWS ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

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.

MILL CITY GROWS LAUNCHES 2023-2024 INDOOR WINTER MOBILE FARMERS MARKET SEASON

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 TO BENEFIT FROM PROJECT BREAD’S “MOVING THE NEEDLE” COMMUNITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

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.

A NEW FUTURE FOR ROLLIE’S FARM IN LOWELL

Three organizations — Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, Mass Audubon, and Mill City Grows — are working in partnership to protect a historic Lowell farm, owned by the Perron family, and known locally as Rollie’s Farm.

MILL CITY GROWS HOSTS FREE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION ON THE 2022 LOWELL COMMUNITY FOOD ASSESSMENT REPORT ON APRIL 21 @ 4PM EDT

MILL CITY GROWS HOSTS FREE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION ON THE 2022 LOWELL COMMUNITY FOOD ASSESSMENT REPORT ON APRIL 21 @ 4PM EDT

Lowell-based non-profit Mill City Grows (MCG) will host a free Virtual Guest Panel Discussion on Thursday, April 21 at 4pm EDT, to present an in-depth review of the newly released 2022 Lowell Community Food Assessment (CFA) report. Registration for the Guest Panel Discussion is now open at MillCityGrows.org, and the event is free and open to the public. The full report is available to read and download at MillCityGrows.org.

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Media Contact:
Jessica Moore-Wilson
Executive Director
Jessica@millcitygrows.org
978-455-2620

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