Environmental Sustainablity Archives - Newhaven Perendales

    Newhaven Selected as Environmental Monitor Farm

    At Newhaven, we are proud to say that farming sustainably is part of our DNA. Following in the wise footsteps of David and Robyn Ruddenklau (whom have planted over 150,000 trees at Newhaven) , Blair and Jane are committed to this same modus operandi – with over 25,000 trees being planted on the Newhaven hill block over the past 8 years. At 2,300 feet above sea level, this is no easy task (especially dealing with snow, a high wind zone […]

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    Newhaven Farms Sustainability

    David Ruddenklau and Jane Smith were recently asked to profile their thoughts on film regarding the planning and implementation of tree planting – for aesthetics, soil and pasture conservation and animal shade and shelter. With over 50,000 trees now on the Newhaven properties, this is a stark contrast to what the landscape was like in the 1970’s, which could be termed as bleak, especially during times of drought. This has been an intergenerational programme that we are all very proud […]

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