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Welcome to Katie’s Krops

The idea for Katie’s Krops began with a 9-year-old girl and a 40 pound cabbage. In 2008 Katie brought home a tiny cabbage seedling from school as part of the Bonnie Plants Third Grade Cabbage Program. She tended to her cabbage and cared for it until it grew to an amazing 40 pounds. Knowing her cabbage was special she donated to a soup kitchen where it helped to feed over 275 people. Moved by the experience of seeing how many people could benefit from the donation of fresh produce to soup kitchens, Katie decided to start vegetable gardens and donate the harvest to help feed people in need.

Katie’s Krops now has 100 gardens growing across the country and has donated thousands and thousands of pounds of fresh produce to people in need. The mission of Katie’s Krops is to empower youth to start and maintain vegetable gardens of all sizes and donate the harvest to help feed people in need, as well as to assist and inspire others to do the same. The problem of hunger is real, Katie’s Krops mission is simple, we all can help because…

It only takes a seedling!

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Katie’s Krops June 4th To-Go Dinner at 4 pm

UPDATE~ We have moved our dinner service time to 4 pm in case a curfew is implemented. We will serve from 4 pm to 5:45 pm, or until all meals have been served. I believe that when we come together by helping our neighbors and serving our community that we are stronger. We will continue […]

May 28th Katie’s Krops To-Go Dinner & Food Distribution

We are thrilled to partner with the Lowcountry Food Bank for our May 28th Katie’s Krops To-Go Dinner. In addition to providing healthy free meals, every family will receive a box of non-perishable food items and a produce box courtesy of the food bank. The dinner and distribution will take place at Summerville Baptist Church, […]

Crops For Change: Volunteers Grow Gardens Nationwide To Feed Hungry Families Amidst Coronavirus

DAILY POINT OF LIGHT # 6780 | MAY 20, 2020 | BY POINTS OF LIGHT The average grocery store cabbage weighs a couple of pounds. So when Katie Stagliano grew a 40-pound cabbage in her home garden as a 3rd grader, she knew she had to share the bountiful crop. 275 people fed later at a […]

Join us as we return to Summerville Baptist Church for our May 21st Katie’s Krops to-go Dinner

On Thursday May 21st we will host our Katie’s Krops Dinner to-go at Summerville Baptist Church located at 417 Central Ave. in Summerville, South Carolina. The dinner will be distributed to-go style in the parking lot at the rear of the church near the Fellowship Hall at 5 pm. The dinner is always free and […]