Category Archives: Breadfruit

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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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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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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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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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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Let Them Eat Breadfruit

In a recent edition of BBC’s “Sixty Second Idea to Improve the World,” historian Peter Turchin pitches breadfruit! He explains that, for many, wheat is an unhealthy food, and changing from what to breadfruit and other tropical crops would be … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Tree for the Holidays!

Only one week left until Christmas! Still working on your holiday list? We have the perfect gift for your loved ones: a breadfruit tree. One breadfruit tree is just $15 and can provide food for an entire family for decades. … Continue reading

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Diversification for a Food-secure Future

Dr. Nyree Zerega, a TTFF board member, recently published an article about diversifying food using underutilized crops, particularly noting the importance of alleviating our reliance on wheat, corn and rice to achieve global food security. Although the world has cultivated … Continue reading

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