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Upcoming Events

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Past Events

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  1. Obiora of EConsulting™ and Irucka of EcoC²S presented Diverse Farmers Leading Innovations Across Rural and Urban Water Quality on Thursday, 16 November 2023, at 2:00 PM EST at the Kentucky State University (KSU) Small, Limited-Resource, Minority Farmers Conference in Frankfort, Kentucky. They presented on behalf of Cherokee Historical State Resort Park of Aurora through the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Foundation-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Historically Underserved Farmers Grant. — [Requires PDF Software]
  2. Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres lead a hands-on fermentation workshop at the Heritage Food Festival on Friday, 13 October 2023 at 2 PM EDT. Irucka of EcoC²S created the Useful Quotes on Fermentation and Beyond — [Requires PDF Software]
  3. Participated in the Cumberland River Compact (CRC) Cover Crop workshop at Southall Farm in Franklin, Tennessee, on 19 September 2023.
  4. Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres lead a hands-on fermentation workshop at the Black Walnut Botanical Conference on Saturday, 12 August 2023.
  5. Participated in the 2023 Kentucky Black Farmers Conference on 4 March 2023 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
  6. Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres spoke about Sankofa: Rethinking Growing Food in the South on Saturday, 28 January 2023, at 3:15 PM EST at the Organic Association of Kentucky (OAK) Annual Conference at Kentucky State University (KSU) in Frankfort, Kentucky. Obiora of EConsulting™ and Irucka of EcoC²S created the Sankofa: Rethinking Growing Food in the South handout while Irucka crafted the useful quotes document. — [Both documents require PDF Software]
  7. Tennessee Local Food Summit Moderator/Panelist for the Decentralizing the Food System Panel Discussion on Saturday, 5 December 2022 @ 9 AM. Irucka created this document: Decentralizing the Food System @ TN Local Food Summit 2022 — Audience Handout to inform his questions as the moderator, to include useful information from in his responses as a panelist, and to spark much-needed conversations about the global food system {seed to seed} at all levels (local to global and back to local again). In addition, Obiora Embry and Irucka crafted this resources document. — [Both documents require PDF Software]
  8. Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres will be hosting a Table to Farm Dinner: A Martin Acres Foodscape Experience on Saturday, 24 September 2022, from 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM.
  9. Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres lead a class about Wildin’ Out at the Black Walnut Botanical Conference on Saturday, 13 August 2022.
  10. Participated in the 2022 Organic Seed Growers virtual Conference. Created the Useful Quotes and Resources — Requires PDF Software
  11. Tennessee Local Food Summit Panelist on the Land Access Panel on 27 January 2022. Irucka created this document: Land Loss in the Middle Tennessee Region (for the Land Access Panel) to guide his discussion at the Panel.
  12. Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres will be speaking about their Agroforestry project at the Harvest Fest on Saturday, 18 September 2021, at 2 PM. This event will be held at the Mahr Park Arboretum in Madisonville, Kentucky.
  13. Getting Back to Nature™ Reconnecting With Nature: Walking Tour on Saturday, 7 November 2020, from 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Getting Back to Nature™ is a collaboration between EConsulting™ and EcoC²S.
  14. Attended the Protect Wealth Academy 3-Day Asset Protection & Wealth Creation Summit from 24 - 26 February 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  15. Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) Conference Participant
  16. Tennessee Local Food Summit Speaker and Vendor through Getting Back to Nature™ held 6 - 8 December 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. EcoC²S began attending the Tennessee Local Food Summit beginning around 2010 - 2012(?).
  17. Holiday Vendor Marketplace at the Embassy Suites Hotel Nashville Airport; 10 Century Boulevard; Nashville, TN 37214, from 9 AM - 1:30 PM
  18. Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (SSAWG) Conference Participant
  19. Getting Back to Nature™ 2018 Fall Fundraiser: A Celebration of Nature and Family on Saturday, 10 November 2018, from 11 AM - 2 PM. Getting Back to Nature™ is a collaboration between EConsulting™ and EcoC²S.
  20. EcoC²S participated in the 9th Lexington Peace Fair (www.lexingtonpeace.org) on Sunday, 20 September 2015 (the day before International Day of Peace), on the campus of Bluegrass Community & Technical College.
  21. EcoC²S attended the Small, Limited-Resource/Minority Farmers Conference hosted by Kentucky State University (KSU)
  22. EcoC²S attended the “Third Thursday Thing” hosted by Kentucky State University (KSU).
  23. EcoC²S participated in A Night to Remember: A Multi-generational Family Book Signing, Photo Exhibit and Presentations on Wednesday, 17 June 2015, in Nashville, Tennessee at the West End United Methodist Church. EcoC²S sold organic and/or heirloom seedlings and gave away free pollinator-friendly native seed packets from Roundstone Native Seed Company during Pollinator Week 2015.
  24. Nashville Food Day Participant
  25. Shared an information table Obiora Embry of EConsulting™ for the showing of Soul Food Junkies on 26 March 26 2013 at the Lyric Theatre in Lexington, Kentucky.
  26. Participated in the “Growing Healthy Communities”: A School and Community Gardening Event sponsored by the Glencliff High School Garden Project on 9 April 9 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee.
  27. Participated in the Nashville: Naturally: Creating, Enhancing and Preserving the Places That Matter: Mapping the Future Group: Shaping Future Development and Conservation on 3 June 2010.
  28. Was an exhibitor at Do the Green at The Mall at Lexington Green on 25 July 2009.
  29. Participated in the Food Security Partners of Middle Tennessee Partner Meeting on 19 May 2009.
  30. Participated in the Peace & Global Citizenship Fair in Lexington, Kentucky, on 16 May 2009. Irucka had a Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) demonstration and a Sustainability Exhibit.
  31. Was a co-Sponsor of the Winter Green Convene in Lexington, Kentucky, on 21 February 2009.
  32. Participated in the Green & Healthy Schools Regional Summit: GRowing our Ecological Education Networks on 1 March 2008.
  33. Irucka Embry participated in the Low Impact Development (LID) Short Course: Rain Gardens Revisited on 31 October 2007.
  34. Irucka Embry participated in the GROW Nashville Fall Gardening Workshop on 13 October 2007.