In 2009, in South Carolina, there lived a girl named Katie Stagliano. When she was in her 3rd grade she brought home a tiny cabbage seedling from school and planted in her garden.
She watered and nurtured it every day with a immense enthusiasm. As time went by, the little seed grew before her eyes into a giant cabbage as big as 18 kg. She wanted to donate her wonder veggie for the needy, to which her parents agreed.
Her cabbage fed around 275 needy people. Thus at the age of 9 she was totally moved by this experience and decided to initiate a project to feed the needy. She named it Katie's Krops. She motivated her friends to cultivate crops to alleviate the hunger of many. Under Katie Krops there emerged many such veggie patches by the youngsters across 50 states in America. Now a graduation student, Katie has harvested around 18000 kg of food for the poor within 10 years with the help of her mates.
Katie who is recipient of many prestigious awards, makes use of the prize money to build more are more green gardens.