Gardening Authors

Katie's Cabbage

Dr. Michelle H. Martin, the inaugural Augusta Baker Endowed Chair in Childhood Literacy at the University of South Carolina, teaches children’s and young adult literature in the School of Library and Information Science. With teen author and humanitarian Katie Stagliano, she co-authored the picture book Katie’s Cabbage, and in 2004 …


Katie's Cabbage

Patricia Moore-Pastides is the First Lady of the University of South Carolina, where she teaches healthy Mediterranean cooking classes for USC students. In addition Moore-Pastides, who earned a master’s in public health from Yale University, teaches adults and children through Columbia’s Cooking!, a community program offered by the university’s Cancer …


Katie's Cabbage

Katie Stagliano is the founder and chief executive gardener of Katie’s Krops, a nonprofit organization with the mission to establish vegetable gardens of all sizes with the harvests donated to help feed people in need, as well as to assist and inspire other young people to do the same. Katie …


Farming, Friends, and Fried Bologna Sandwiches

Renea Winchester is a descendent of the Ridley’s of Oconee South Carolina and the Winchester’s of Rabun County, Georgia. She is a two-time winner of the Wilma Dykeman Appalachian Writer’s Award. Her worked earned her two prestigious nominations: Georgia Author of the year and the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance book …