Food-Scrap Drop-off hours from dawn to dusk, everyday. 

During the winter, composting doesn’t stop. FSDO has moved to inside the garden for 2024. walk down our main path and follow the arrows. 

Please, make sure you are only bringing us your RESIDENTIAL food scraps. No plastic! (including those “compostable” bags).

  • Please chop your scraps up in to smaller pieces as is possible.  
    Please, remember that composting takes infrastructure and labor – consider making a donation to support this work.

Our Mission

Smiling Hogshead Ranch is an urban farm collective whose mission is to create a culture that empowers and connects our communities through ecology, education and collaboration.


We build

…sustainable infrastructure using recycled and reclaimed materials. 

We educate

…through member-driven workdays and classes to share our environmental knowledge.

We organize

…events to bring together environmentally active citizens and community-based organizations.

We grow

…food and lots of it! Our garden is overflowing with delicious, natural, organic grub for our members.

We compost

…six different ways! Residential food scraps and yard clippings return to the soil via 3 bin, microorganisms, and even worms.