Category Archives: Breadfruit

Breadfruit Trees to The Bahamas

In 2019 Hurricane Dorian smashed through the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama. Devastation was horrific. Thousands of large trees were toppled, not to mention houses damaged and lives lost. The Ministry of Agriculture in The Bahamas asked for help importing … Continue reading

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Breadfruit is going big! (We told you so!)

Congratulations to Patagonia Provisions, who today launched their line of breadfruit crackers!  This promises to be a great product, already available online. In fact TTFF has already placed an online order (maybe we’re the first?)! Watch their video about breadfruit … Continue reading

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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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Interesting research paper on Breadfruit nutrition

A research team from the University of Hawaii recently published a paper in the Journal of Food Composition and Analysis.  Titled “The response of breadfruit nutrition to local climate and soil: A review”, the team reports some interesting findings. Well, … Continue reading

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Breadfruit Propagation in Haiti…it’s Working!

We’re happy to report that St. Joseph Clinic in Thomassique, Haiti, is successfully propagating breadfruit seedlings!  This is very exciting for us … we really want to plant more trees. SJC is also producing breadfruit flour from 15 trees donated … Continue reading

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We told you … the World is Discovering Breadfruit!

The government in the Phillippines is now looking at breadfruit to boost food security. Many locations in the Phillippines are ideal for growing breadfruit.  As in the Caribbean years ago, the fruit was available but taken for granted.  Now, artocarpus … Continue reading

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The World is Discovering Breadfruit

We are delighted to see the world waking up and discovering (rediscovering?) breadfruit. We’ve seen three major media exposures recently. In November CBS Sunday Morning visited the National Tropical Botanic Garden, saw the collection of breadfruit trees and interviewed Dr … Continue reading

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Food Tank features Trees That Feed Foundation

Food Tank is a think tank working to improve nutrition, educate, and improve food systems.  Trees That Feed is a member of their network. Recently Food Tank featured a nicely written short article about us.  We’re delighted to get the … Continue reading

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