Author Archives: Michael McLaughlin

Coloring books launched in Indonesia!

Thanks to our volunteer Michael Morrissey,  300 copies of the Trees That Feed Foundation coloring book are today on the way by courier to the kampung of Taram in the province of West Sumatra.  Thanks also go to Muhamad Hatta … Continue reading

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Map of Breadfruit Farms and Processors in Jamaica

With help from Syran Stewart, graduate of CASE, we’re mapping the locations of farms with breadfruit trees in Jamaica.  This helps farmers to sell their fruit and processors to buy the fruit. This helps to build the marketplace for post-harvest … Continue reading

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Breadfruit Yield Study Report Issued

After a 12 month study, our draft report on breadfruit yield and seasonality in Jamaica is now released.  Big thanks go to our donors and academic sponsors!  Although still in draft form, there’s quite a bit of interesting information.  For example, … Continue reading

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Vodka Distilled from Breadfruit!

Award-winning chef Todd Manley, based in the US Virgin Islands, has launched a fabulous new product based on breadfruit.  Vodka!  Vodka is traditionally made from potatoes, but we at Trees That Feed Foundation often call breadfruit “a potato on a … Continue reading

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Delicious dried mangoes from Haiti

Congratulations to the team from Beehive Wood Shop Classroom!  That includes Augustane Mexny, Jonathan Euler and Roger Gietzen of Global Freedom Project.  They built a solar dryer to TTFF specifications and are now in full production of dried mangoes!  They … Continue reading

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Successful Cooking School in Pignon, Haiti

The town of Pignon in Haiti is located in the central plateau region.  The nearest large towns are Hinche and Mirebalais.  Our working partner Roger Gietzen has been assisting folks in this town for two years.   They have access to … Continue reading

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Breadfruit to East Africa

Ecstatic we are to report our second shipment of trees has arrived safely.  They flew into Nairobi, Kenya, courtesy of Cultivaris in Germany and National Tropical Botanical Gardens in Hawaii.   With a little help from Trees That Feed Foundation too, … Continue reading

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Here’s what we’ve done in 2018 …

… thanks to you and your support!  It’s a lot in just one year.  Your donations, your volunteer efforts, have all helped.  You’ve been talking about us, spreading our news, and “liking” our social media.  Thanks!  Word of mouth is … Continue reading

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3,000 Breadfruit trees go to St. Croix, US VI

As TTFF spreads our branches … er … wings … we’ve now sent 3,000 donated breadfruit trees to St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.  We owe a huge vote of thanks to Ken Banks and Nate Olive, for getting … Continue reading

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Solar Dryer Engineering Drawings Ready!

Thanks to Northwestern University’s Engineering School, Dr. Stacy Benjamin, and Allison O’Donnell, we now have detailed engineering drawings completed!  These are available to anyone who want to consider construction of their own solar dryer.  Remember, it’s suitable for dehydrating breadfruit … Continue reading

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