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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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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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Haitian Farmers Complete Successful Agronomy Training in Jamaica

Trees That Feed Foundation received a generous grant from Conservation, Food & Health Foundation, to fund a training trip for Haitian farmers and agronomists to travel to Jamaica, to learn techniques in fruit tree propagation, planting and care.  The trip took place … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Guy Paraison

Guy Paraison is a natural partner for Trees That Feed Foundation. A champion for the people and the environment, Guy was one of the first to receive TTFF trees in Haiti. He has worked for Plant With Purpose Haiti for … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Judy Osgood

Judy Osgood is a critical member of the Trees That Feed Foundation team and serves as a true hero of ours! She teamed up with TTFF once she retired from teaching about three years ago. Judy volunteers in the office … Continue reading

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Board Spotlight

Trees That Feed is excited to be hosting its second board meeting of the year this week! Board members will convene in Chicagoland to discuss 2015 progress, programming and future planning. Have you met our board? We are proud of … Continue reading

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2015 International Breadfruit Conference

Mike and Mary hit the road this week for the 2015 International Breadfruit Conference in Trinidad! The conference is hosted by the University of the West Indies (UWI) and PCS Nitrogen. UWI believes that breadfruit has the potential to improve … Continue reading

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Trees at Tacius Golding High School

The Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund provided an introduction between Trees That Feed Foundation, Karlene Johnson and Tacius Golding High School, after which TTFF provided breadfruit trees and equipment. Read a report below from representatives of the Gloria Lyn Memorial Fund … Continue reading

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