Author Archives: Michael McLaughlin

Konparet, a tasty, healthy Haitian bun …

And it’s even better when made with breadfruit flour!  It’s most popular in Jeremie and now is spreading all over Haiti.  Jeremie is located near the end of Haiti’s southern peninsula.  It was an active port for ships trading goods … Continue reading

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TTFF wraps up a successful 2017 with a visit to Haiti

In December, Trees That Feed co-founders Mary and Mike McLaughlin traveled to Haiti. They held a conference to share knowledge about breadfruit trees, their planting, care, reaping, and more.  There was an excellent discussion about how to start and manage … Continue reading

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2,500 Coloring Books to Jamaican Schools

Trees That Feed Foundation (TTFF) has distributed 2,500 educational coloring books to schoolchildren in Jamaica.  Each 40 page book, titled Plant a Tree and Good Things Happen has sections focusing on the benefits of having fruit trees, including nutritious food, … Continue reading

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Cooking Schools Popularize Breadfruit Flour in Haiti

Fresh breadfruit is known and loved across Haiti.  But breadfruit flour is relatively a new idea.  It’s a great ingredient, nutritious and gluten free.  Soon we think it will be a part of mainstream culinary habits in Haiti.  To that … Continue reading

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St. Andrew Settlement Infant School, Jamaica

Breadfruit porridge continues to be a hit with the littlest taste-testers! TTFF recently provided St. Andrew Settlement in Kingston, Jamaica, with 40 pounds of breadfruit flour porridge mix for their infant school. The St. Andrew Settlement was established in 1965 and … Continue reading

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500 Mango Scions Delivered to Barbados!

Trees That Feed Foundation is extremely excited to report that 500 mango scions (branch cuttings, ready to be grafted) of ten exotic mango varieties, have just been delivered to Barbados.  Here is the full email report from Barney Gibbs, our Country … Continue reading

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Coco Browns Sauces

Looking to spice up your dishes? Do so with Coco Browns Jamaican Sauces and simultaneously help provide a meal for a child in need! Through Trees That Feed Foundation’s partnership with Rotary, Michael Movery of the Rotary Club of Ocho … Continue reading

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Thanks, Clif Bar!

Thank you, Clif Bar Family Foundation, for your continued support of Trees That Feed Foundation! TTFF recently received a grant from Clif Bar Family Foundation to continue providing food-bearing trees and Factory-in-a-Box equipment to reduce hunger, create jobs and benefit … Continue reading

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Trees for Women in Duchene

Jeremie Breadfruit, a partner of TTFF’s, distributed trees this week to a women’s group in Duchene, Haiti. We love working with local suppliers to support the local economy. Thanks to our generous TTFF supporters for providing these fruit trees!

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Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Come visit Trees That Feed Foundation at Northbrook’s Earth Day Celebration betweem 9:00am – 12:00pm. The whole family can learn about trees and caring for our one and only planet!   Stay tuned for Earth Day in 2018

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