Ready to get some of that good good? Head over to our product page if you are ready to place an order for pick-up or delivery. We sell in bulk and by the bucket! Starting in March, Schmelly’s will be selling bagged versions of your favorite supernatural soil products at the Mid-City Farmers Market! Find […]
UPDATE: this position has been filled. Please feel free to send us your resume if you are interested in future job opportunities.Location: Orleans, Jefferson and St Bernard Parishes, Louisiana Schmelly’s Dirt Farm is an organics recycling company that produces high-quality compost and soil products for regional farmers & gardeners. Since 2014 we have composted over […]
Schmelly’s is an organics recycling business, picking up organics residuals from the food industry and closing the loop by recycling that natural material into compost, a rich soil conditioner for farmers and gardeners. Your food system relies on compost. Schmelly’s is, by definition, part food/agriculture industry and part public works/waste management. What would our city be like without us? If we stopped picking up, where would the organic waste go?
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 […]
Read about Schmellys and other community partners being recognized at Love Your City Awards Gala, a LifeCity initiative.
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 […]
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 […]
Schmelly’s Dirt Farm & Local Cooling Farm were guests on WWNO’s Out To Lunch with Peter Ricchiuti, a lovely weekly radio program in New Orleans where guests are fed lunch at Commander’s Palace and asked questions between fork-fulls of delicious food. My kind of interview. “It would take an Armageddon-like catastrophe to turn us all […]