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Urban Garden Resources of Worcester, better known as UGROW, is a grassroots, city-wide community gardens network. Together, we can help create community food security by growing food in our own neighborhoods.

Our Story

UGROW began in 1995 with 1 garden and 1 volunteer gardener with a vision to grow food in the city. Today, the network has grown to include over 60 community gardens throughout the city of Worcester involving more than 500 volunteer gardeners. Network gardens include neighborhood based gardens, school gardens and urban farms.

UGROW poses an alternative to fossil-fueled, corporate agriculture and strengthens and beautifies our neighborhoods through promoting and supporting urban gardening.


A gardening network across Worcester

Check out our interactive map!

Thank You to our Lead UGROW Sponsors!

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