Trees of Tomorrow is the passion project of New Zealand based artist Bridget Porter. Fuelled by her love for the natural world, Bridget’s mission is to replenish our much needed forests - one piece of unique, handcrafted jewellery at a time.
Inspired by nature, the designs are born in the woods, developed by the river and then created in her beautiful sunny Arrowtown studio. All jewellery is made in small batches using luxe sterling silver, recycled native New Zealand timber, and a careful selection of precious and semi precious stones.
Trees of Tomorrow is dedicated to making a net positive impact on the natural environment and the happiness of its people. Every part of the process is carried out with our beautiful planet in our hearts and minds.
In a loving effort to live harmoniously with our surroundings, we have proudly partnered with Eden Reforestation Projects, who do an incredible job of restoring native forests around the world. In doing so, they lift communities out of extreme poverty by employing local villagers to plant millions of trees every year. And so, for every $10 sold, online or via one of our lovely stockists, we pay for the planting, raising and protection of one tree in Nepal.
We want each piece of jewellery to have a positive effect on as many people as possible; not just the proud owner. As well as planting physical seeds with each sale, our intention is to plant seeds in people’s minds. Seeds of kindness, of hope, of inspiration; the Trees of Tomorrow.
Proudly partnered with
EDEN REFORESTATION PROJECTS
Eden Reforestation Projects (ERP) is a wonderful non-profit whose mission to provide fair wage employment impoverished villagers as agents of global forest restoration. They do incredible work around the world - they currently have 235 project sites in 8 countries and have planted over 662 million trees to date!
ERP chooses the sites very carefully, based on where it’s needed most. Here at Trees of Tomorrow, we have chosen Nepal as our project site. Nepal is one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world and rural villagers in Nepal directly depend on their natural environment for food, shelter, and income.
Their holistic Employ to Plant approach is about so much more than just the trees planted (which is obviously incredible in itself). It’s about workdays created, natural habitats restored, communities & people empowered. It’s about education, collaboration and elevation.
By hiring local villagers to plant native trees, these otherwise impoverished communities are given the opportunity to earn a consistent income so they can provide for their families again. They are provided with the education and tools necessary to plant, grow, and protect to maturity, millions of trees each year. As the reforestation effort goes on, healthy forests begin to emerge and the negative effects of deforestation begin to disappear.