Growing my Dream with Your Support
We are thrilled to have broken ground on our new Katie’s Krops Flagship Garden, located on the campus of Crossroads Community Church. The expansive garden, when complete, will include a fruit orchard, an outdoor classroom, raised garden beds, elevated garden beds, a living fence for growing vertical gardens, a pollinator garden, and a composting area.
Our goals with the new garden are to:
· Engage volunteers to grow 2,000 plus pounds of fruits and vegetables annually in the garden to help alleviate hunger in our community.
· Host field trips to educate children on horticulture and the environment.
· Prevent compostable household materials from being lost to landfills by recycling it into garden compost.
· Furnish a habitat for pollinators such as birds, bees, and butterflies.
· Provide volunteer opportunities for community members of all ages.
We hope that our community will come together to help us complete our new garden and achieve our new goals.
Our wish list to complete the garden is as follows:
Garden Angels who will commit to donating $10 to $20 a month for a year to help us grow
$200 ~ Potting bench/weigh station ~ Total needed 2
$250 ~ Raised bed garden where we can grow fruits and vegetable year-round ~ Total needed 14
$250 ~ Garden Shed Storage System – Total needed 1
$250~ Per 50 foot section of the living fence for growing vertical gardens – Total needed 10
$250- Compost Station ~ Total needed 1
$300 ~ Outdoor classroom decking ~ Total needed 1
$300 ~ Outdoor Chalkboard ~ Total needed 1
$300 ~ Wash station ~ Total needed 1
$500 ~ Irrigation ~ Total needed 1
We welcome donations and/or volunteers to complete the garden construction. If your company, family, club, or organization would like to fund a project and join us in the garden to create the project, please reach out to Katie@KatiesKrops.com. If you would like to fund a
project but do not have the time to help we have lots of volunteers ready and willing to tackle all of our garden construction. Community service opportunities abound in the garden, and volunteers of all ages are welcome. To be added to our volunteer list, please email Katie.
Do you have a talent that you are willing to share with us? There are so many ways to help. Do you love to bake? We need desserts for our monthly Katie’s Krops Dinners. Are you a graphic artist? We always need help designing brochures, flyers, and invitations. Are you tech-savvy? We are looking for someone to create an app for our Growers across the country to connect. Are you a photographer or videographer? We would be honored to have your document our gardens, our volunteers, and the impact we are having across our community and the country. Are you a people person who has a car? We are always looking for people to help make deliveries of meals and fresh produce. Do you like to write? Share your talent by writing profiles on our volunteers, Growers, and the people who receive our produce. Thank you for helping us grow a healthy end to hunger.
We are honored and blessed to have the support of our community!
With a grateful heart,