Y’all are some local food system heroes!

Y’all are some local food system heroes!

Posted on May 26, 2020 in News

It takes creativity, commitment, and connections to keep the local food system resilient. From feeding frontline workers, to offering no contact local food boxes to opening their bins up as a local community composting hub, these folks are THE BIZ.

Schmelly’s stands by New Orleans sanitation workers

Schmelly’s stands by New Orleans sanitation workers

Posted on May 14, 2020 in News

We at Schmellys believe sanitation workers are owed the ability to work in safe conditions with a wage that reflects the tireless work the city demands of them. We stand in solidarity with the men forced into the precarious position of temporary labor that pays them not even half of what is considered a living […]

Love it: Composting recognized at the Love Your City Awards Gala!

Love it: Composting recognized at the Love Your City Awards Gala!

Posted on Feb 7, 2020 in News

Read about Schmellys and other community partners being recognized at Love Your City Awards Gala, a LifeCity initiative.

Schmelly’s featured in Biz New Orleans

Schmelly’s featured in Biz New Orleans

Posted on Aug 12, 2019 in News

Check us out in the August 2019 issue of Biz New Orleans magazine! A first for the region, Schmelly’s Dirt Farm’s compost collection is rapidly expanding to serve local restaurants, hotels, farmers and growers. Hard copy available at locations around the city, online version here! In the article, you can read all about our journey […]

You really want to put THAT in your compost?

You really want to put THAT in your compost?

Posted on Jul 15, 2019 in Uncategorized

Some musings on PFAS, Bio-Plastics, and Sustainable Materials Management If you’ve been following Schmelly’s on social media, you have probably seen recent posts about new research coming out on PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) in biodegradable and compostable food containers and serviceware. With the push for more responsible, environmentally-friendly consumption, there has been a boom in the […]

Schmelly’s in the Parish

Schmelly’s in the Parish

Posted on May 2, 2019 in News

On March 28th, Schmelly’s founder Nicola Krebill took home the grand prize at the 5th annual Startup St. Bernard pitch event. Schmelly’s was selected by a panel of judges – Mindy Nunez Airhart,  President and CEO of Southern Services and Equipment, Inc;  Kristen Essig, co-owner and co-chef at Coquette; Andy Kopplin, President and CEO of the […]