27 Dec '11, 10pm

11 Year Old Grows Veggies to Feed Homeless

11 Year Old Grows Veggies to Feed Homeless

Don't you just love hearing about kids who are making a difference? A couple of weeks ago, we ran across 9-year-old Hannah knitting Hats for Hunger , and just the other day I stumbled upon the story of Katie Stagliano, a South Carolina girl who's been growing veggies to feed the homeless in her area since third grade. In May, Walt Disney World Resort honored Katie with a VIP Tour of The Land at Epcot. For folks unfamiliar with The Land, it's an educational ride that talks about agriculture and was probably my favorite thing at Epcot when I was little. While touring The Land, the Disney folks also interviewed Katie about what she was doing: When she was still in third grade, Katie also wrote a proposal on how her school could conserve water. An environmental studies teacher at the local high school got wind of what Katie was up to, and they teamed up on a water conservation...

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