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Spier Growing For Good initiatives empower our communities to unleash positive social and environmental change.

Ranging from art and entrepreneurship to regenerative farming and ecological restoration, our projects and partnerships are creating a ripple effect of lasting and meaningful change.

By the numbers

Black and grey wastewater recycled

100%

Waste sent to landfill

3%

Spier’s organic pastures

132ha

Number of bulbs planted at Spier by our nursery team

1,000,000

Growing For Good Collaboration

LIVING SOILS COMMUNITY LEARNING FARM

Based at Spier, this learning and demonstration farm produces nutritious food using eco-friendly regenerative farming methods while empowering a new generation of farmers. Read more.

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FUTURE FOCUSED

LOOKING AHEAD

As stewards of 620ha, we’re in it for the long haul. We believe in being good neighbours, in working together to regenerate the soil, restore the health of our rivers, and provide nourishment to our communities. Bringing about lasting positive change is not about quick fixes or going it alone. It requires creativity, collaboration and compassion. Our efforts today are about ensuring a future that is resilient, healthy and thriving for generations to come.

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Blog Stories

Read the latest news about our initiatives

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Spier Hotel guests raise over R44,000 for Tree-preneurs

26 maj 2022

The 4855 guests who booked our recent Summer of ‘21 package – a celebration of Spier ...

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From seed to reality: A three year reflection of the Living Soils Community Learning Farm

18 maj 2022

When the Living Soils Community Learning Farm was launched in March 2019, it had three ...

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Alternative Energy - the way to go

08 april 2022

As part of Spier’s commitment to a self-sufficient and sustainable future, we’re constantly ...

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Partnering with local farming contractor: Adams & Seuns

11 november 2021

For more than a decade, Spier has partnered with local farming contractor Adam & Seuns to ...

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Internships for life: Living Soils addressing youth unemployment and food security

03 november 2021

Three years ago we celebrated the launch of the Living Soils Community Learning farm in ...

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Watch a TV insert of the inspiring Living Soils Community Learning Farm

20 oktober 2021

In March 2019, we partnered with Woolworths, the Sustainability Institute and its ...

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Spier Food Garden opens to visitors

01 oktober 2021

One hectare of an old horse paddock has been transformed into a thriving food garden where ...

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COMPOSTABLE PACKAGING FOR SPIER FOOD GARDEN PRODUCE

05 juli 2021

With an abundance of fresh veg, salad greens and herbs harvested from the Spier Food ...

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Growing food and nurturing people

26 april 2021

Our food garden, first planted in 2013, were significantly expanded in 2020 under the ...

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Checkers partners with Farmer Angus to support black regenerative agriculture

08 januar 2021

In a recent drive to upskill and empower his farmworkers, regenerative livestock farmer, ...

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Spier one of three honourees in the WWF Conservation Leaders category in the 2020 Wine & Tourism Awards

25 september 2020

Our farm’s energy and water saving, ecological rehabilitation support for initiatives like ...

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Spier celebrates the women growing food and trees

07 august 2020

This Women’s Month Spier is celebrating the women-led food- and tree-growing projects that ...

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SPIER WINS GOLD AT 2020 INSPIRATIONAL AFRICA RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDS

07 april 2020

Spier won gold in the "Responsible Business" category at the 2020 Inspirational Africa ...

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WOOLWORTHS, SUSTAINABILTY INSTITUTE AND SPIER LAUNCH COMMUNITY LEARNING FARM

06 marts 2019

​Woolworths has joined hands with its supplier, Spier wine farm; the Sustainability ...

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No more wasted water

08 april 2016

Consider wastewater. The name itself implies that it is of no use, it’s just waste. But in ...