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Fighting For
A More Generous

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 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.

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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.


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Do you live in the Charleston/Summerville area? We would love for you to volunteer and help us grow a healthy end to hunger. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to help. Be a part of supplying food pantries, homeless shelters, cancer centers, Katie’s Krops Dinners and families in need with fresh produce. Join our volunteer list to be informed of all opportunities to grow an end to hunger.

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      We are searching for new Katie's Krops Dinner volunteers!
Help us feed our neighbors facing challenging times at our Katie's Krops Dinners. This opportunity is open to high school students who can arrive at the kitchen between 1:30 to 2:30 pm on Thursdays. Our dinners are best suited for youth volunteers who are self-starting, outgoing, dependable, and comfortable in a kitchen setting.
If you are interested in becoming a dinner volunteer, please email with your full name, phone number, and availability. We ask that high school students email directly rather than having a parent/adult email for them. #volunteer #giveback #youthservice #summervillesc
      The first day of Spring is the perfect day to introduce and welcome our new 2023 Katie's Krops Growers! The ten new Growers will be joining youth across the country, some of who have been growing with us for over a decade! We are excited for warmer days ahead and a bountiful harvest to share. #gardening #volunteer #shareyourharvest #katieskrops
      Save the date for Katie's Krops Springfest!I am thrilled to share we will host Katie's Krops Springfest in our Flagship Garden on Saturday, April 29th! Mark your calendars today! Lots of fun details to follow in the coming weeks. #springfest #savethedate
      We are excited to launch a Katie's Krops newsletter!
Visit and sign up at the bottom right of the home page. Our first issue will launch this week! #newsletter
      We are thrilled to share our new, bright, and beautiful website, ~
This stunning new website was made possible by @advyon_consulting. The team at ADVYON donated their time and talents making our efforts come to life in the most amazing way. We are grateful to their team for believing in us and highlighting our work.
We hope you will browse our new site and share it with your friends.
      Bright, bold & beautiful new things are coming soon thanks to our friends at @advyon_consulting! We are so excited! #comingsoon
      It is Katie's Krops Dinner week!
Join us on Thursday, February 2nd, at 4:30 pm for our free garden-to-table Katie's Krops Dinner. To-Go dinner service will start at 4:30 pm and end at 6:00 pm, or when all meals have been distributed, whichever comes first. There is never a charge for our dinners.
On the menu, one of our guest's favorite meals, meatloaf with mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh tossed green salad filled with freshly harvested kale from our garden, fresh bread, and homemade desserts.
Our dinners are held at Summerville Baptist at 417 Central Avenue in Summerville. We ask you to follow the guidance of our parking lot volunteers for your safety and the safety of our volunteers and guests. #gardentotable #givingback
      260 pounds of beautiful cabbage shared with the @chascolibrary #freeandfresh community produce frig.  Charleston County Library is working to expand access to fresh ingredients through their community fridges and to help combat food insecurity in Charleston County. You can select from a variety of fruits and vegetables from the fridge to take home for free.  No registration or sign-up is required to take food or to donate.Stop by the Free and Fresh Community Fridge at one of the following participating branches:St. Paul's Hollywood Library, 5130 HWY 165 Hollywood, SC 843-889-3300Otranto Road Library, 2261 Otranto Road, North Charleston, SC 843-572-4094Any food items in the fridges are free and accessible to the public during library operating hours.  We are honored to support this wonderful initiative.
      Here are a few of my favorite things that made 2022 BL🌸SS🌸M!Big Yellow Bags of Soil³ Hummus CompostAt the root of every great garden is the soil. Soil³ Hummus Compost from @soil3organiccompost has been a game changer for our gardens! Our production has increased by an astonishing 50%!@provenwinners Amazel Basil!Make room in your garden for Amazel Basil from Proven Winners. This beautiful, lush plant grows to the size of a medium shrub in our garden, producing a vast harvest. A huge bonus is that the plant is disease resistant. Amazel produces long after all other basil plants have gone to seed in our garden but don't toss them out when it goes to seed. Proven Winners Basil attracted more pollinators to our garden than any other plant this season!@parkseedco ZinniasWe don't only share the harvest from our garden; we also share the gorgeous flowers we grow! Giving people fresh flowers from the garden brings me joy, so I always make sure to plant plenty of high-yielding flowers at the beginning of the season. Zinnias are my favorite cutting flowers!It all started with a @bonnieplants cabbage, and fifteen years later, Bonnie plants cabbages are still one of my favorite vegetables to grow. When fall begins, the growing doesn't have to stop, and Bonnie Plants cabbages are the perfect plant for a fall/winter garden in the south. Don't forget about the Bonnie Plants Third-Grade Cabbage Program.@coronatools Bypass PrunersAs our zinnias flourished, a good reliable pair of pruners to create beautiful arrangements was a must. My favorite pruners are from Corona Tools, which have assisted in making hundreds of beautiful floral arrangements and harvesting thousands of pounds of produce to share! These are the last pruners you will need to purchase as they are built to last. The locking clip makes for safe storage.For more of my favorite things from 2022, follow the link in our bio.