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Props To These Crops!

With my upcoming Bat Mitzvah, I started to research a variety of mitzvah project ideas.  I always wanted to plant a garden so I decided that my mitzvah project would be the perfect opportunity to plant a garden and donate the crops to a local food bank. I had read about Katie’s Krops, a non-profit organization led by a South Carolina girl to encourage youth to grow gardens to feed the hungry. Katie’s Krops offers grants during the year for youth ages 9-16. I applied for a grant and was excited to be selected. Planting a garden has taught me some […]