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Getting Back to Nature™ (Obiora and Irucka Embry)

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Getting Back to Nature™ @ Martin Acres is a collaboration between twin brothers: Obiora’s EConsulting™ and Irucka’s EcoC²S. Please refer to About Getting Back to Nature™ for more information on our collaboration.


Getting Back to Nature™ in Action

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Getting Back to Nature™ Reviews

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Getting Back to Nature™ Interviews

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National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Foundation-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Historically Underserved Farmers Grant Presentations (Obiora and Irucka Embry)

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Interviews with Irucka Embry of EcoC²S

Land Access Panel at the 11th Annual Tennessee Local Food Summit

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Land Loss in the Middle Tennessee Region (for the Land Access Panel). Irucka was a panelist on Thursday, 27 January 2022, during the Tennessee Local Food Summit. Irucka prepared that document to guide his discussion at the Panel and also to share with people globally. That Discussion was streamed to YouTube and it can be viewed here: TN Local Food Summit FB Live Land Access Panel Ursula King moderating


Irucka created the following document to share with the organizers and attendees of the 11th Annual Tennessee Local Food Summit so that we can craft an encompassing vision for this local food movement:


Questions for the Local Food Movement (Our Future Vision) — [Requires PDF Software]



Race and the Food System

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2011 publication of Race and the Food System, a partnership between Food Grower and Justice for All Initiative (GFJI) and WHY Hunger Year. It was a Growing Power, Inc. Race and the Food System Security Learning Center Project.


Irucka Embry’s Brief Biography — Requires PDF Software


Irucka Embry’s Background and Perspective on Race and the Food System — Requires PDF Software


Irucka Embry’s Phone Interview Responses — Requires PDF Software



Can We All Eat?

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Dr. Jermaine Ware of HEROH Publishing Co. interviewed Irucka Embry (Can We All Eat?) on Thursday, 23 October 2014, and the podcast interview was posted on 5 November 2014


2014 personal statement for the interview — Requires PDF Software



Edible Forest Garden Resources

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Agroecology, Forest Gardening (“Permaculture Gardening”) & Agroforestry


Edible Forest Gardens, Volume 1: Ecological Vision, Theory for Temperate Climate Permaculture. Dave Jacke with Eric Toensmeier. ISBN# 978-1-931498-79-1


Edible Forest Gardens, Volume 2: Ecological Design and Practice For Temperate-Climate Permaculture. Dave Jacke with Eric Toensmeier. ISBN# 978-1-931498-80-7


Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture. Second Ediiton. Toby Hemenway. ISBN# 1-60358-029-8



Documents authored By Irucka Embry, EIT, EcoC²S Principal


Decentralizing the Food System @ Tennessee Local Food Summit 2022

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Useful Quotes on Fermentation and Beyond

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Sankofa: Rethinking Growing Food in the South Quotes

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Global Transport, Fate & Exposure to Various Ecological Pollutants

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Articles authored By Irucka Embry, EIT, EcoC²S Principal


Why We Want to Grow Healthy Plants: The Case of the Emerald Ash Borer

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Organic Questions and Answers

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The greatly expanded article (beyond the updated and revised HTML version below) appears in Tuning to the Soil-ed Seed Vibrations For Our Collective Health Edited & Written By Irucka Ajani Embry With Obiora Embry.




Shelby Park Discovery Garden

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This article was submitted for The Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association August/September 2011 Newsletter, but it was not accepted to be printed.




The Shelby Park Discovery Garden Needs Your Assistance

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Grand Challenges for Engineering

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Social Sustainability and the Pursuit of Design in Engineering

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Towards a New Model of Medicine

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EcoC²S Recipes & Tips

Recipe Creations

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