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The Regional Environmental Council (REC) is a nonprofit food justice organization with a 50 year history of working for environmental sustainability and social justice in Worcester.

 

Our programs include Community and School Gardens (UGROW), Farmers Markets, and YouthGROW, a youth employment and urban agriculture program for Worcester teens.

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Latest News

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REC Worcester sees benefits of HIP at Winter Mobile Market

The Worcester Guardian, February 2024

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Worcester students learn the value of gardening with YouthGROW

Spectrum News, June 2023

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Growing both fresh food and leaders at YouthGROW in Worcester

Telegram & Gazette, August 2022

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WooSox Farms, YouthGROW partner to provide fresh food for Worcester

Spectrum News, July 2023

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REC Farm Party celebrates 50 years of positive impact on Worcester

MassLive, September 2022

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Regional Environmental Council sells plants to fund community garden programs

Spectrum News, May 2022

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Farmers Market schedules

The REC Summer Farmers Markets open in June 2024! Check our Farmers Market page for information on where to use you May Healthy Incentives Program (HIP).

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Get involved

Join us in creating a just food system in Central MA! Explore volunteer opportunities or consider applying for a fulfilling internship.

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