Trees That Feed Foundation

Press Room

TTFF loves to see breadfruit in the news! We often get requests for interviews. We also meet leaders and dignitaries in the places we work. Take a look at the coverage we have received over the years below.

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Trees That Feed Foundation / Breadfruit in the News:

The Ultimate Guide to Growing Breadfruit Trees | June 12, 2024

Breadfruit for Food Security in Jamaica – The Breadfruit Mastermind
TVJ Prime Time News | June 5, 2024

Breadfruit Rising
Abaco Sun | May 2024

Hawaii reconquering the breadfruit and its nourishing fruitEnglish
Le Monde
| May 2024

Medicinal Properties of the Breadfruit
The Gleaner, Jamaica | April 17, 2024

Food of the future: Can the curiously named breadfruit feed a warming world?
| April 2024

Too Few Americans Are Eating a Remarkable Fruit
The Atlantic
| March 29, 2024

Breadfruit: The Caribbean’s hurricane-resistant food
BBC Travel | February 21, 2024

Scientists think this weird-looking, odd-smelling fruit holds the key to fighting world hunger as temperatures rise
The Cool Down | January 18, 2024

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | January 2024

Sowing Seeds of Hope: The Inspiring Journey of Trees That Feed and its Founders, Mike and Mary McLaughlin
Winnetka-Kenilworth LIVING | December 2023

Empowering Saba’s Residents Through Mango Tree Grafting | December 20, 2023

An experiment in Haiti is making once-arid lands fertile and poor farmers into money-makers
The Miami Herald | November 24, 2023

Grow Breadfruit in South Florida
Fruitful Trees | October 25, 2023

Hawaiian Breadfruit Could Hold a Key to Devastated Lahaina’s Future
SBS News | October 25, 2023

Breadfruit Has All the Makings of a Global Future Food Trend
Forbes | October 3, 2023

Ethan Herschenfeld Interviews TTFF Co-founder Mike McLaughlin
Instagram @eherschenfeld

Breadfruit trees were thought to grow only in the Keys but a warming world is changing that
The Palm Beach Post | August 10, 2023

Lessons from Uganda breadfruit farmers setting the pace of the fruit production in East Africa
Farmers Review Africa | August 7, 2023

Improving the Breadfruit Drying Process | August 1, 2023

In Hawaii, can breadfruit’s resurgence bring food security?
The Christian Science Monitor
| July 17, 2023

Breadfruit: A starchy, delicious climate and biodiversity solution
Mongabay | July 6, 2023

Flourishing Partnership with Trees That Feed Foundation | June 28, 2023 

Ann Marie Davis Presents Breadfruit Trees to Farm Devastated by Dorian
The Tribune | May 12, 2023

Jamaican Student Uses Breadfruit to Create Possible Cure for Acne | May 4, 2023

The incredible edible and medicinal breadfruit!
Nature’s Pharmacy
| April 13. 2023

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Breadfruit 
Eater | April 12, 2023

Trees of Life
The North Shore Weekend | March 25, 2023

John Arana, Belize’s Breadfruit Czar
The Reporter | March 19, 2023

Trees That Feed
Catholic Opinion | February 2023

Trees That Feed Foundation Donates to Tree Planting Initiative
The Gleaner, Jamaica | January 5, 2023

Is Breadfruit the Climate Change-Proof Food of the Future?
Smithsonian |  August 30, 2022

Food of the Future: Breadfruit is Resistant to Climate Change | August 17, 2022

ADO Bahamas and Church Commercial Farming Group launch Backyard, Community & Church Farming
Eyewitness News | August 9, 2022

A Global Partnership That Feeds
National Tropical Botanical Garden | August 2, 2022

St. Thomas Farmer Succeeding With Advice That ‘No One Else Took’
Loop Jamaica | July 26, 2022

The Caribbean Tree Planting Project forges a spiritual connection with Jamaica’s diaspora
Petchary’s Blog | July 4, 2022

Alumni Collaboration Began After a 50 Year Gap
University of the West Indies Alumni Online
| June 19, 2022

School Uses Sunlight to Preserve Food
The Jamaica Star | June 17, 2022

Former Teacher Serves Up Unique Breadfruit Treats
The Jamaica Star | June 10, 2022

Jamaican Roasted Breadfruit on Shelves in the USA
The Jamaica Star | June 1, 2022

Working Toward Sustainability in Agriculture
Jamaica Observer  |  May 9, 2022

Caribbean Vodka Made From Breadfruit Wins Award  |  May 2, 2022

Haitians Helping Themselves
Society of Actuaries Reinsurance Newsletter  |  November 4, 2021

Breadfruit could be the food of the future as the climate warms
| October 12, 2021

A Haitian Bakery and the breadfruit tree
August 29, 2021

You’ve probably never eaten breadfruit (???) Patagonia is changing that  |  April 2, 2021

Sharing Breadfruit with the World–Jamaica Duo behind TTFF  
The Gleaner, Jamaica  |  October 24, 2020

Could Breadfruit Be the Next Superfood? | September 17, 2020

TTFF Making the World a Better Place  
Splash Magazine  |  March 28, 2020

Trees That Feed Foundation Expands to 17 Countries  
Food Tank  |  October 15, 2019

The Last Tree Standing
Modern Farmer |  November 5, 2018

Barbados is Excited about Breadfruit!  
Daily Nation  |  June 21, 2018

TTFF gifts Educational Coloring Books to VPA, Jamaica  
Jamaica Daily Gleaner  |  June 14, 2018

Breadfruit Snacks Heading Overseas!  
Jamaica Daily Gleaner  |  July 23, 2017

Opinion: The Economic Potential of Breadfruit  
Fresh Fruit Portal  |  July 4, 2017

Opinion: Breadfruit’s Post-harvest Product Potential  
Fresh Fruit Portal  |  June 5, 2017

American Friends of Jamaica Working to Reduce Violence in the West 
The Gleaner  |  April 5, 2017

Opinion: Why Bother Planting Breadfruit Trees? 
Fresh Fruit Portal  |  February 21, 2017

CASE Partners with Trees That Feed to Stage Breadfruit Symposium
Jamaica Information Service  |  February 7, 2017

Opinion: How Breadfruit Became a Staple Food in the Caribbean
Fresh Fruit Portal  |  January 30, 2017

Tree-planting Organization Reaches Milestone, Sees Solution to Haiti’s Reforestation
Caribbean Life  |  December 29, 2016

Trees That Feed
Reinsurance News  |  July 2016

Can Breadfruit Save the World?
Saveur | June 28, 2016

Breadfruit, Anyone?
UWI Online  |  Jan 1, 2016

Portland Couple Diversifies Business
Daily Gleaner  |  August 20, 2015

Can Breadfruit Overcome its Past to Be a Superfood of the Future? 
National Geographic  |  July 22, 2015

2014 Philanthropy Awards
Make It Better  |  February 25, 2015

Diversify food now!
Al Jazeera America  |  November 28, 2014

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods
TIME  |  October 28, 2014

Breadfruit, A Nutritious Crop Planted to Help Combat Hunger in Haiti and Jamaica  |  October 25, 2014

US Charity Donates 50,000 Breadfruit Trees
Caribbean Life  |  October 15, 2014

Education Ministry Launches Trees That Feed Initiative in Schools
The Gleaner  |  September 27, 2014

Breadfruit: The Wonder Food Packed With Carbs And Protein That Could Feed the World
Huffington Post  |  July 1, 2014

Recipes for an Unexpected Tropical Wonder Food
NewScientist  |  June 27, 2014

The wonder food you’ve probably never heard of
NewScientist | June 24, 2014

Breadfruit ‘most effective’ mosquito repellent  |  November 25, 2013

Botanists Spread the Word That Breadfruit Can Be Manna
Science | October 18, 2013

Saving the World, One Breadfruit at a Time
Jamaica Daily Gleaner  |  July 4, 2012

Breadfruit Trees are Trees That Feed  |  April 25, 2012

The Breadfruit Trail: The wild ancestors of a staple food illuminate human migrations in the Pacific islands
Natural History | January 2004

Press Releases:

Mutiny Island Vodka Launches World’s First and Only Vodka Made from Breadfruit
June 21, 2019

Trees That Feed Foundation Delivers 2,500 Coloring Books to Schools in Jamaica
October 23, 2017

Expanded Partnership with Smallholder Farmers Alliance
June 7, 2016

Trees That Feed Foundation Endorsed by Jamaican Leader
July 17, 2015

Media Materials:

Most Recent Annual Report 

Guide to Producing Breadfruit Flour 

How to Plant a Breadfruit Tree

Breadfruit Nutrition Information from NTBG