Category Archives: Food Security

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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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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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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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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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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