Teen Leadership Corps (TLC) at Awbury Arboretum
Creating personal and social change through small urban agricultural youth run food businesses….urban grown and raised.
The mission of the Teen Leadership Corps is to create a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to learn about food, farming, entrepreneurship, and each other. Our community works together to create urban agricultural based products and services and to learn essential business skills. We provide youth leadership opportunities and place to learn and to earn.
We envision a world where youth are active leaders, diverse communities feel connected to the land and each other, and businesses work to benefit the communities in which they thrive.
youth and adult partnerships are at the heart of our best work;
we are stewards of our land and our community – and, in turn, they sustain us;
our strength grows from diverse experiences, backgrounds, cultures and points of view;
in hard work that balances rigor, reflection and fun