Author Archives: Michael McLaughlin

TTFF Sharing Breadfruit with the World

Here’s a nice, flattering article about Trees That Feed co-founders Mike and Mary McLaughlin.  This was published by Jamaica’s leading newspaper, The Gleaner, only this morning.  Thanks go to Lynda Edwards and George Graham, who authored the article. Click Here. … Continue reading

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Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

As we’ve been saying for years … yes!  Researchers in Canada have put the details together in an interesting article recently published by the University of British Columbia. We at Trees That Feed Foundation have been promoting breadfruit for its nutrition, … Continue reading

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Working through COVID to serve the Bahamas

Ken Banks, Phd, PE, has been a TTFF hero and volunteer since 2015.   He initially discovered Trees That Feed Foundation online, and because of his familiarity with breadfruit, was interested in helping.  Living in Florida, Ken has become instrumental in … Continue reading

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A Jamaican Success Story … Oliver Wills

Breadfruit is becoming famous. This story is about one gentleman who is making it happen! Currently the main markets for fresh breadfruit in North America are ethnic grocery stores in Florida, New York, Chicago and Toronto.  Usually the fruit are … Continue reading

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Trees That Feed Foundation on racism

Trees That Feed Foundation works in 18 countries in the Caribbean, Central America, Africa and Asia. We donate fruit trees to feed people, create jobs and benefit the environment. Most of the people that we work with are people of … Continue reading

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200,000 Trees–A Big Milestone!

The good news just won’t quit!  We just issued our Annual Report (read it here). Lots of good stuff there.  But today, with delivery of 600 young breadfruit trees to Northern Caribbean University’s Dr Vincent Wright, we passed a big … Continue reading

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Read Our 2019-20 Annual Report

Hot off the Press!  Our very latest Annual Report is out! In 2019 we provided nearly 25,000 high quality fruit trees in Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda! And there’s much more news. Africa, Haiti, other countries, … Continue reading

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Arbor Day 2020

Earth Day was yesterday and Arbor Day is tomorrow. These two days are cousins … closely related.  Earth Day is now 50 years old while Arbor Day started back in 1872! Some of you may have received our Earth Day … Continue reading

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Update on COVID-19

In these extraordinary times, TTFF remains open for business, although with some limitations. We acknowledge the risk and encourage everyone to take precautions as the experts advise–stay home if you can, avoid crowds, wash hands frequently, as we are doing.  … Continue reading

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TTFF Welcomes Joe Matara to the Board of Directors

  TTFF is proud to announce the addition of Joseph Matara, CPA to our governing board.  Joe was born in Kenya. He was educated in the US, earning his BS, MBA and CPA in New Jersey. He has wide professional … Continue reading

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