Author Archives: Michael McLaughlin

Jamaica Trip Report

Mary and Mike McLaughlin, co-founders of Trees That Feed Foundation, recently returned from a very productive trip to Jamaica.  The main purpose of the trip was to increase production and utilization of breadfruit flour.  Breadfruit is a delicious, nutritious fruit, likened … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Town’s School-Feeding Program

Jeffrey Town Farmers’ Association is a long-standing partner of TTFF’s. We are working closely together to increase the number of schools in our school-feeding program in their community. We strive to provide a meal to every local child who needs … Continue reading

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Chuck Weber: our PR Hero

Charles Weber (Chuck) is the President of Weber & Associates Public Relations. He is also a retired public relations manager from Abbott Laboratories and a professor in the Communications Department at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. As if that’s not … Continue reading

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TTFF Hero: Timote Georges

Timote Georges is an agronomist, and Co-founder and Country Director for Haiti, with Smallholder Farmers Alliance. Born in Haiti in 1978, Timote Georges grew up on a farm. He studied agronomy at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Lise Bouffard

Lise Bouffard is a volunteer who is helping us to plant trees in rural Manchester Jamaica. Yesterday she sent us a photo of Dawn beside the cherry tree that is growing on her little piece of land. Since the death … Continue reading

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Mary McLaughlin Trailblazer Award

Mary was honored by her high school classmates with the St Andrews High School “Trailblazer” award, recognizing her pioneering work in founding an international organization for feeding people and benefiting the environment!  This important ceremony is held every 5 years.

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Breadfruit Flour Recipes–Macaroons

Watch this 2 minute video for a tasty recipe for Breadfruit Macaroons! Starring Susan Kissel, produced by Monica Fox.   Thanks ladies!  One more tasty recipe based on breadfruit flour, for all to enjoy! And watch this space for more … Continue reading

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Small Businesses give back to Trees That Feed

Steve Shannon Urns Illinois artisan, Steve Shannon, creates beautiful handmade memorial urns.  Each urn is created out of segmenting multiple pieces of natural woods together to form a one-of-a-kind item.  This small business has supported TTFF from its inception.  For … Continue reading

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Breadfruit Flour Factory, Jeremie, Haiti

This is the Jeremie, Haiti, breadfruit factory under construction.  It may not be as large as Trump Tower, but it’s equally impressive to us!  Pierre-moise Louis and Renel Pierre are our two heroes.  Bright young entrepreneurs, they produce over 400 … Continue reading

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Wonderen Foods is Rolling!

Wonderen Press Release 2016 Read all about Juan Carlos Rodriguez and his breadfruit factory!  There’s an exciting future for this bright young man. Just as one example of what he’s doing, here’s a photo of his breadfruit French fries. Gluten free, … Continue reading

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