Category Archives: Recent News

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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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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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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CariPhil Alliance, our newest Partner, planting 1,000,000 trees

The Caribbean Philanthropic Alliance is a regional charity, based in Jamaica.  They were launched in 2019 with a focus on accelerating achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. To accomplish this they’re seeking to develop partnerships across the Caribbean region. … 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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