Category Archives: Blog

School to School Support!

Trees That Feed Foundation recently received a generous donation from the fourth grade class at The Oakridge School in Arlington, Texas. We were so excited to learn about their awareness and fundraising efforts!Oakridge’s donation will provide breadfruit porridge meals to … Continue reading

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Collaboration in the Caribbean: New program this fall!

Trees That Feed Foundation recently received a grant from The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation to facilitate a new fruit tree propagation program in the Caribbean, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Sustainability is a priority of Trees … Continue reading

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Dryer Design: Part 3

We have our next installment of solar dryer updates below! Mike continues to be hard at work and the rooftop module for the hybrid solar dryer is now finished. The sides are marine plywood and the top is sheet metal … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Sandra Myers

Sandra Myers is our hero extraordinare in Barbados! Representing Trees That Feed Foundation, Sandra is collaborating with Sandals Foundation and the Ministry of Education in Barbados on an education project that will eventually reach 105 schools. As part of Earth … Continue reading

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Dryer Design: Part 2

Here’s the next stage! The solar dryer comprises four modules: the collector(s), lower cabinet, upper cabinet and roof. The collectors get warm in the sun, and warm air flows into the cabinet. The cabinet (lower portion) gathers the warm air … Continue reading

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Dryer Design and Data

Trees That Feed Foundation’s newest project: a solar dryer for breadfruit! Based on some great preliminary work through our partnership with Northwestern, we are getting a prototype ready for the Caribbean. Mike has been hard at work on this project, as … Continue reading

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Teaming up with Sandals

This past Earth Day marked the first step in an exciting new collaboration between Sandals Foundation and Trees That Feed Foundation!  Under the lead of TTFF Barbados representative Sandra Myers, Sandals and TTFF joined together to provide food-bearing trees to … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: The Gordons

This amazing couple leads the Jeffrey Town Famers Association (JTFA), a key partner of Trees That Feed Foundation’s. They have been dedicated to Jeffrey Town since moving back to Wordsworth’s hometown almost two decades ago.  Wordsworth, who is known as … Continue reading

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Clif Bar Fueling More Breadfruit Trees

Trees That Feed Foundation is excited to be teaming up with Clif Bar Family Foundation this year! We recently received a grant from the organization to distribute more food-bearing trees throughout the Caribbean. Clif Bar Family Foundation works to increase … Continue reading

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New Video!

We are excited to share our new video with you! On National Philanthropy Day, Trees That Feed Foundation won a 2014 Philanthropy Award from Make It Better. As an award prize, a team of very talented people worked with us … Continue reading

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