Terra BIRDS is a non-profit team of educators, professional gardeners and youth advocates offering programs based around the themes of stewardship of the environment, personal wellness, community strength and resiliency, and occupational success. Terra BIRDS engages local youth in five distinct program areas, all designed to educate and inspire local youth to act as stewards of their communities and lands:
DIG. Environmental stewardship, personal wellness, and applied science for elementary student gardeners caring for their school grounds.
STEAM. Hands-on, real world training for high school students to develop Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math skills while modeling sustainability and exploring career paths.
WORK. Green collar employment, vocational and life skills development, and on-the-job training for at-risk youth.
GROW. Providing locally grown, high elevation vegetable seedlings.
EAT. Providing Flagstaff's urban community gardeners a place to grow, harvest, and learn together.