GROW BETTER FOOD
Dirt Rich’s biggest passion lies in spreading knowledge about the concepts and science of regenerative agriculture and providing a local product that helps gardeners and farmers maintain a holistic agricultural system to grow more nutrient dense food. We have learned most of our processes from Elaine Ingham and base our product around encouraging healthy biology in our soils.
You can help stop climate change and environmental destruction. Dirt Rich wants to help you make change easily and affordably. Food waste composting is the most energy efficient form of local recycling and helps mitigate methane emissions, landfill expansion and herbicide use.
PRESERVE OUR WILD PLACES
When you use holistic methods of fertilizing and managing your crops, you help stop the decimation of our soils, water and wild lands.
To learn more about this approach, visit soilfoodweb.com.
Good reads include: Mycelium Running, Teaming with Fungi, Teaming with Microbes and Teaming with nutrients. Dirt To Soil. Grow Your Soil: Harness the Power of the Soil Food Web and Create the Best Garden Ever.
WHO WE ARE
ALISSA LA CHANCE
OWNER AND OPERATOR
Dirt Rich Compost LLC is owned and operated by Alissa. She is Whitefish born and raised and holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in sustainable agriculture. Helping create systems that encourage the nourishment of our wild lands, agricultural soils and in turn our community is a prominent focus in her life. Dirt Rich is a tool for her to do just that.
FOOD SCRAP COMPOSTING COORDINATOR
Brooke is a Montana native from the prairie side who spent early adulthood studying in Portland OR, organizing community theatre events and cycling the city. Before becoming a mother of two, Brooke spent many years travelling to beautiful places and working on small scale farms.
In early 2021 she decided to postpone studies at Oregon State and return to Montana. Brooke now shares her passion for waste reduction within our community and team.
COMPOST PRODUCTION, SALES & HAULING
Emma joined us this season as a driver for both our in town and Glacier Park routes.
Our customers, friends, and partners who either recycle with us or purchase our product! Let’s recognize and encourage sustainability efforts by local restaurants and businesses.