A Decade of Digging

A Decade of Digging By John Wooding President of Mill City Grows This year Mill City Grows (MCG) celebrates 10 years of working with the Lowell community to promote food justice, locally grown organic food, and food education. Founded by Francey Slater and Lydia Sisson, MCG has grown from an…

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DIY Lowell Community Chili Night

Some news from DIY Lowell: The DIY Lowell Advisory Committee selected downtown resident Jack Moynihan and the Lowell Litter Krewe among more than a dozen nominees for its annual awards to be given at the fourth annual “Community Chill Night Chili and Stew Contest,” on March 25, 2022. The event…

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Review of Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight: Stories of Black Lowell is a collection of interviews of 27 Black people who have lived or worked in Lowell over the past few decades. Produced by Free Soil Arts Collective, the book is superbly designed and is illustrated with vibrant photos of the speakers. The…

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