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Why Oak St?

Ever wonder why we decided to set up shop on Oak St? Why aren’t we Breads on Magazine? Or Breads on Tchoupitoulas? Or Breads on Elysian Fields? What makes Oak street so special? Location, Location, Location! Image taken from gonola.com Oak Street is nestled in a quaint little corner of New Orleans and is sandwiched between the mighty Mississippi River and the St. Charles streetcar line. Although we’re far from the bustle of downtown and the French Quarter, Oak St still attracts tourists and visitors from all over the world. We're [...]

By |October 17th, 2019|Categories: Breads Blog|0 Comments

Our Chocolate Unwrapped

Part of our mission here at Breads on Oak is to provide sustainable and cruelty-free food to the people in our community. While no animals are harmed in the production of our food, it is equally important that no human beings are harmed either. That’s why we try our hardest to only use ingredients that are sourced from companies with ethical labor practices and sustainable environmental practices. The chocolate industry is fraught with unethical labor practices like child labor, abuse towards female workers and working conditions that are near close to slavery. This is combined with destructive [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Breads Blog|0 Comments

Breads on Oak STINKS

Sustainability is one of our core values here at Breads on Oak. What’s the point of being a vegan bakery if you don’t give a hoot about the environment? One way that this value manifests itself in day to day operations is our waste management procedures. We try our best to limit the amount of waste we create and from there we try to limit how much of that goes to the landfill. 30 to 40% of the food in America is wasted, that’s almost 63 million tons of food sent to the landfill. The restaurant industry alone contributes [...]

By |July 29th, 2019|Categories: Breads Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments