Category Archives: Recent News

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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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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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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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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Trees That Feed featured on NPR

Mary McLaughlin was interviewed recently by Jerome McDonnell on “World View” on his Global Activism segment on National Public Radio.   Mary talked about Trees That Feed activities and accomplishments.  She sounded like a pro!   Click here to go to WBEZ’s … Continue reading

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