June 17, 2019
Hickory Grove Farm

Searching for a male squash bloom

On June 17, 2019 Ei hosted a Hickory Grove Farm (HGF) tour for Ga Tech sustainability associates led by Farm Manager Michael Blackwell. Georgia Tech Director of Waste & Recycling Cindy Jackson was joined by Sustainability Coordinator Sarah Neville and Senior Sustainability Manager Malte Weiland. Kennesaw State University (KSU) Sustainability Manager Jennifer Wilson joined the farm tour.

For Ei Founder Holly Elmore the tour was an opportunity to witness the farm’s evolution since KSU announced the closing of the Michael A. Leven School of Culinary Sustainability & Hospitality.

The RiA Magazine article, Success is not static: evolution is required to create and sustain regeneration, gives an overview of the empowering farm tour.

An Ei FB album, Ei Connects, section is a pictorial recap of the meeting and tour from an Ei-Connects perspective; a Holly Elmore Images FB album, KSU Hickory Grove Farm, section includes images from Holly’s pre-tour photo shoot as well as tour images.