Teresa is the founder, gardener, herbalist, and soul of Terra Basics. With over 30 years of gardening experience and a passion of environmental advocacy, Teresa began Terra Basics as a dream in 2014, and then as a business in 2017.
Cultivating the land into sustainable, USDA organic gardens, Teresa grows edible flowers, herbs and vegetables that are healthy for people and the earth. She develops each product at Terra Basics with the harvest as the main ingredient and keeps the health benefits and nutrients of each ingredient at its maximum for vibrant health.
Tom is the king of the honey-do-list and all-around vital support to the success of Terra Basics.
A background in IT enables Tom to develop and manage the website, online store, and the constant updating of product availability.
You usually find Tom on the tractor, in the office, making a joke, or playing with the family dog, Bree.
Kathryn designs and makes the jewelry at Terra Basics. Skilled in arts, she transforms nature elements into unique wearable pieces. Kathryn is also a valued educator in environmental science and sustainable practices.
Laura supports Terra Basics as a business advisor. She creates a detailed business analysis, including targeting areas of improvement, avenues of business opportunities, SMART plans, budgeting, forecasting, product pricing, and reporting. Laura also is a great product tester and will never turn down a cup of delicious homemade tea.
Shannon assists with promoting Terra Basics through its marketing channels. She’s the social media guru by helping create content, posts, and engagement on Instagram and Facebook. Shannon also helps write and promote Terra Basic’s e-newsletters. Sign up today to get yummy recipes, fun stories, and stay up-to-date on all things Terra Basics!
James is the chief product sampler, part of the quality assurance department and in-house math wizard, not to mention compost developer.
Bree is our Border Collie and brand ambassador, welcoming committee, weeding helper and general ground security. 10/10 good girl.