WeCompost2 is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit corporation operating at Hart’s Worm Farm
Promoting ‘on-site’ composting and creating living, vibrant communities in and above the soil, Hart’s Worm Farm is a community composting operation that is overseen by weCompost2; we are very unique in that we:
Are located in an area that allows us to collect and glean food from the nearby farmers market.
Collect food scraps from other farmer’s markets, food pantries, coffee shops, breweries, juice restaurants and farmers.
Have a drop off location for resident’s food scraps.
Do not charge for food collection services.
Are located inside the city’s Farm & Food Lab, which showcases various methods of growing food. All food grown being donated to those experiencing food insecurity.
Close the loop; composting the food and plant waste produced at the Farm & Food Lab and return it in the form of worm castings and compost which in turn is used to grow more food.
Demonstrate 8 methods of composting with plans to increase that number to at least 14.
Are a nonprofit that is almost entirely self-sufficient and run by volunteers.
Most funds are generated by the sale of soil amendments, soils and outreach educational events.
Host events, demonstrations, lectures, tours and classes, many free to the public or offered on a as needed based sliding fee scale.
Host volunteer opportunities for students and adults, some coming from surrounding counties (Riverside and LA).
Have created a universal composting symbol.
Have a goal of creating thousands of micro household composting hubs – saving residential transporting and collection fees, reducing street congestion, reducing gas and diesel consumption and pollution, improving air quality, improving local soil quality and encouraging home gardening / food resiliency.
Have plans to create a hands-on traveling exhibit for children’s museums focusing on various composting methods; showing how composting relates to soil, plant and human health.
Focus on producing the highest quality compost and vermicompost, AND
Cultivate a safe, inviting place for individuals to gather, work, share ideas, learn and grow.