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REC Farmers Market

Creating a just
food system,

our story

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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Farmers Market schedules

Shop fresh, local and affordable produce this summer at one of our 17 market locations across Worcester, Webster and Southbridge. Markets kick-off in June!


Latest News


Regional Environmental Council kicks off University Park Farmers Market

Spectrum News, June 2024

Article & Video

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Farming Season In Worcester Underway After Annual Seedling Sort

The Patch, May 2024


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REC Mobile Farmers Market back on the road to fight food insecurity

Spectrum News, June 2023

Article & Video


Worcester preschoolers visit a YouthGROW Farm

Spectrum News, May 2024

Article & Video


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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Work towards a just food future and check out our available postings!


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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