Erik Cutter is Managing Director of Alegría Fresh, headquartered in Laguna Beach, CA. Alegría Fresh is a zero-waste, regenerative urban microfarm employing organic soil-based growing systems. Erik is also Founder of the Alegría Farmacy, an integrated shelter that is off-grid, carbon neutral, modular, scalable, and features Alegría’s SoxxBoxx Gro system designed to produce superior produce anywhere, anytime. The first Alegría Farmacy will be deployed in Kalispell at Alegría Montana, our 80-acre farm/ranch and wildlife sanctuary nestled within the heritage farmlands of NW Montana adjacent to Glacier National Park.
Erik has over 35 years experience growing ultra nutrient-rich produce using regenerative organic techniques and is a leading pioneer in developing cost effective RegenOrganic growing systems that can be deployed over man-made surfaces close to where people live and work.
See www.AlegriaFarmacy.com and www.SoxxBoxx.com. He has a background in biochemistry and oncology, and possesses a lifelong passion for creating haute cuisine using the finest ingredients, all of which he grows himself. Erik’s mission is to increase adaptability and resilience and combat auto-immune disorders by creating greater awareness of the numerous health benefits of consuming fresh, light-filled, regenerative organic food.
The company’s goals include connecting individuals with where their food comes from and how it should be grown in biologically-rich living soil to optimize plant and human microbiome health, influencing positive change in resource management, teaching healthy eating habits, promoting entrepreneurship programs and creating green jobs in urban agriculture.
Erik’s interests include observing, photography, marketing, design and engineering, cooking, and all outdoor activities including camping, trekking, volleyball and skiing. He is constantly scouring the web for information on health-related topics and enjoys teaching those around him how to feel better and create more balance in their lives. Erik takes full advantage of the vibrant opportunities we have at our fingertips to maintain a healthy mind, body and spirit. It has been said that his closest friends are very tired of hearing, “and it’s really good for you!”