Katie's Krops....Growing a dream!
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 home from school as part of the Bonnie Plants 3rd 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 now has numerous gardens and has donated thousands of pounds of fresh produce to organizations that help people in need. The mission of Katie's Krops is 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!
We are truly blessed to have the support of BI-LO, Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarkets! Now through October 7th, join BI-LO SuperSaver, Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket in a fun scavenger hunt throughout their produce departments and have a chance to win a vacation package to New York City. For every purchase of select produce items, BI-LO, Harveys, and Winn-Dixie will donate a percentage to support Katie's Krops and our mission of empowering kids to grow an end to hunger, one vegetable garden at a time. So head over to the produce department today and get kids excited about fruits and vegetables!