January 22, 2018
Ei Strategic Ally Kiss The Ground Co-Founder Finian Makepeace arrived a day early for the 2018 U.S. Composting Council Conference hosted in Atlanta for an empowering series of Ei-hosted introductory meetings focused on regenerative-agriculture | landscaping practices.
The industrious day began at Georgia Tech with Hyacinth Ide, Landscaping Services Manager, where water retention was established as the day’s theme. Next on the agenda was a meeting with Sustainable Food Court Initiative (SFI) Chair Tim Trefzer, Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) Director of Sustainability, and GWCCA Grounds-Maintenance Manager Steve Ware. Southern Farm & Garden Publisher Nancy Suttles traveled to the GWCCA for a meeting with Finian.
Ei Advisor Boyd Leake of Community Environmental Management and Tim joined the SFCI – Atlanta Airport meeting to learn about work-under-development related to the Flint River headwaters that flow underneath the airport runways.
The RiA Magazine article, Regeneration in ACTION, gives an overview of the powerful day of meetings and introductions.