Category Archives: Breadfruit

Breadfruit Flour Feeding Patients in Haiti

June 6th, 2014. During our trip to Haiti, we reached out to the local TB/AIDS hospital that receives breadfruit flour from TTFF. This flour is produced locally, contains many nutrients and has a very long shelf-life. The flour is made … Continue reading

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First Fruit in Haiti

May, 2014. Exciting news: We have our first fruit in Haiti! Mike and Mary have officially made it to Haiti and kicked off their trip with checking in on local TTFF trees. Rotarian Ed Rice showed Mike and Marythe first … Continue reading

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1,000 Cashew Trees for Haiti

August 13th, 2014. While our largest focus here at TTFF is on breadfruit, we also distribute trees of other varieties. Depending on climate and growing conditions, these varieties have included pomegranate, mango, lychee, guava, ackee – and now cashew! The cashew … Continue reading

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Randi and Afia are off to Jamaica

June 5th, 2014. Two graduate students from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Randi and Afia, have officially kicked off their summer fieldwork project with Trees That Feed Foundation! The project is a collaboration between Trees That … Continue reading

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Mary McLaughlin and TTFF on NPR

July, 2013. Jerome McDonald interviewed Mary McLaughlin on NPR’s Worldview. In a wide ranging 15 minute discussion, Mary and Mike explained the mission of Trees That Feed and provded lots of information about breadfruit. Click here to listen!

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Breadfruit, a great food source

Here’s an article worth reading from National Geographic! Lots of information about breadfruit as a food source.  From National Geographic. “Although obesity is in the news in the West, starvation and malnutrition are prevalent in many parts of the world. Scientists continue … Continue reading

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How to cook breadfruit like a Jamaican

Here are a couple of links to videos showing how to prepare breadfruit, Jamaican style. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmZJBHyJjEo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq3NiY7F2iA You’ll see different styles.  Either way, fresh cooked breadfruit is delicious!

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