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Amanda Glowacki, left, and her mother Cindy Leichliter offer curbside composting through Turtle Ridge Compost, based out of their Benton Harbor farm.

BENTON HARBOR — At Turtle Ridge Compost, they’re proud to be dirt farmers.

Owners Cindy Leichliter and Amanda Glowacki started Turtle Ridge Compost in April. The curbside pickup business gives white buckets to clients to fill with food scraps.

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Cindy Leichliter shows off a sample of compost at Turtle Ridge Compost in Benton Harbor.

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Cindy Leichliter, left, and Amanda Glowacki check on layers of composting at Turtle Ridge Compost, based out of their Benton Harbor farm.

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Customers store their compostable kitchen scraps in specially designed buckets which are picked up by Turtle Ridge Compost and deposited at their Benton Harbor farm.

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Cindy Leichliter and Amanda Glowacki check on beds of composting at Turtle Ridge Compost, located at their Benton Harbor farm.

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