Category Archives: Blog

Yvonne’s First Breadfruit Tree

Thanks to the Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden, a key partner and supporter of Trees That Feed Foundation, Yvonne has just planted her first breadfruit tree. Yvonne is a member of theSmallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) in Haiti, … Continue reading

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Make It Better 2014 Philanthropy Award

Trees That Feed is thrilled to be a recipient of one of Make It Better’s 2014 Philanthropy Awards! Winners were recognized in six award categories: education, athletics, social service, environment, social justice and audience choice. On Friday, National Philanthropy Day, … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Locksley Waites

Mr. Locksley Waites has distributed more than 6,000 treesfor Trees That Feed Foundation!  He is the project coordinator and tree crop agronomist for the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) in Jamaica. Pictured here on the far left, with TTFF board member … Continue reading

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TIME for Breadfruit

We are excited to see breadfruit highlighted in TIME this week!Check out the article here, if you haven’t already. Josh Schonwald introduces readers to three superfoods, largely unknown in the U.S., that may just become the next big thing. Breadfruit, … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Joseph Johnson

Mr. Joseph Johnson is an academically trained agronomist who understands breadfruit cultivars and knows the best varieties to plant. He owns and operates Eltham Gardens Plant Nursery in St. Catherine, Jamaica, and serves as Chief Plant Propagation Specialist with the … Continue reading

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Breadfruit Boost for Schools

Trees That Feed Foundation isexcited to announce the launch of our school-feeding program, Trees That Feed in Schools, an initiative built in partnership with the Jamaican Government and Rotary! The program kicked off last Friday at Ocho Rios High School … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Eric Helgemo

August 27th, 2014. Eric Helgemo is not only a crucial partner of Trees That Feed Foundation’s, but also a true hero of ours. Eric is the President of Three Angels Children’s Relief, a non-profit organization working to help orphans and at-risk … Continue reading

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Jamaica Research Project Completed!

September 1, 2014. Randi de Mel and Afia Adaboh, two graduate students from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, recently completed their TTFF summer research work in Jamaica. Randi and Afia spent six weeks investigating and reporting on … Continue reading

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Miracle Fruit

We love Good Magazine’s recent article about breadfruit, “Can a Miracle Fruit Overcome its Unsavory Reputation?” by Mark Hay. While the TTFF network will most likely agree that breadfruit’s reputation is anything but unsavory (especially if you have sampled Mary … Continue reading

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Superman, Wonder Woman. . .and Breadfruit?

July 1st, 2014. According to the Huffington Post, “Watch out folks, there’s a new wonder food in town, and it promises to make a big difference to the world.” Breadfruit has picked up a lot of media traction this week, and it … Continue reading

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