Category Archives: Haiti

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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Haiti 2013

February, 2013. Mary and Mike McLaughlin just returned from a busy trip to Haiti.  They made many stops, including visits to Port au Prince, Croix de Bouquet, Grand Goave and Petionville. They held a series of meetings with Immaculate Concepcion Parish, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship in Haiti

February, 2014. From Eric Helgemo, our Haitian representative: Here is a nice picture of one of our new tree vendors and her nephew. She is a widow with several children, ages seven to 16. She is a street vendor and … Continue reading

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Food crisis brewing in Haiti

“Famine” sounds like an old fashioned word.  There were famine stories in the Bible, although more recently famines have occurred in war-torn parts of Africa. Unfortunately it’s a real risk, not very far from home.  Follow the link below to … Continue reading

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