A Square Foot Gardener, former WWOOFer and political operative, nonprofit junkie, and cafe Americano addict, Katie Welborn was born and raised in Lexington, South Carolina. Working with the Square Foot Gardening Foundation 2011-2012 sparked her interest in the ethics of food and opened her eyes to the power of local food, community
gardening, and hunger issues that many families deal with regularly. Katie's heart is really for policy relating to homelessness and poverty, and she knows that access to fresh food is key in dealing with these issues. She is currently in Shanghai to teach English, volunteer with the NonProfit Incubator, and hopefully hang out with other expats while learning to cook Asian food. She spontaneously writes on her blog and tweets @KatieWelborn.