Pirates’ Patch Community Garden ~ West Carrollton High School, Ohio

Since 2016 students, age 14 to 19, at West Carrollton High have been growing with Katie’s Krops. They are having a tremendous impact on their community by sharing their harvest with St. Vincent de Paul Homeless Shelter.

“Not only have our students gained self-confidence, pride, and community service, they have gained a life long skill and can grow to produce for themselves and their families. We have learned the power of a seed. We gain pride and a sense of wellbeing,” shared Judi Brooks, Garden Coordinator.

Their garden is a place where connections are made when working side by side; students and adults share life stories and gain insight from one and other. A listening ear can open many doors. You never know what each day in the garden grows.