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Give Trees on Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow marks the fifth annual #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to giving. Last year, more than 45,000 organizations in 71 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. Will you join the movement this year by giving fruit trees to help battle hunger and … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Arrives in Jeremie

Today, Renaud Thomas arrived in Jeremie, Haiti with a truck loaded with 200,000 sweet potato plants. These plants will be distributed to several farmer groups in areas hit hardest by Hurricane Matthew. Mary McLaughlin, TTFF Chair, has been concerned about … Continue reading

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Breadfruit to Bahamas!

In partnership with the Ministry of Forestry, TTFF just completed its first shipment of over 200 Jamaican-grown yellowheart breadfruit saplings to the Bahamas. The trees will be distributed to farmers in various islands and to the government’s reforestation program. This … Continue reading

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Post-Hurricane Update

Thank you to all of our donors and partners, including Buddhist Global Relief, A Well Fed World, and Three Angels, amongst many others, who have come together so quickly to support efforts in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew. Below you will see … Continue reading

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Crisis in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew smashed into Haiti’s Southern peninsula on October 4, 2016, with 145 mph winds and 20 inches of rain, or more.  The town of Jeremie was particularly hard hit.  There was widespread devastation.  Water wells were flooded with salty … Continue reading

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Jamaica Trip Report

Mary and Mike McLaughlin, co-founders of Trees That Feed Foundation, recently returned from a very productive trip to Jamaica.  The main purpose of the trip was to increase production and utilization of breadfruit flour.  Breadfruit is a delicious, nutritious fruit, likened … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Town’s School-Feeding Program

Jeffrey Town Farmers’ Association is a long-standing partner of TTFF’s. We are working closely together to increase the number of schools in our school-feeding program in their community. We strive to provide a meal to every local child who needs … Continue reading

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The Man Who Planted Trees

Watch this brief video.  It’s a captivating 30 minute story about a man who planted trees, as the title says.  The narrator describes the beneficial impact over a period of years.  This video had a deep impact on our founder, … Continue reading

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