These are special people, our heroes, without whom our work would not be possible!  Read about them all!

A Jamaican Success Story … Oliver Wills

Breadfruit is becoming famous. This story is about one gentleman who is making it happen! Currently the main markets for fresh breadfruit in North America are ethnic grocery stores in Florida, New York, Chicago and Toronto.  Usually the fruit are … Continue reading

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

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

Another one of our Heroes: Ken Banks

Ken is Manager of Marine Resources Programs for the Broward County Florida Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division.  He has vast knowledge about coral reefs, manatee conservation and marine ecosystems.  He’s also passionate about growing plants and trees.  His backyard in … Continue reading

One of Our Heroes: Dennis Holyn

  Meet Dennis Holyn.  Dennis lives in the Chicago area, was educated in Canada, but is from Jamaica originally.  He’s had a successful career as a sales executive in the tourism industry, mortgage banking and healthcare.  He finds time from his … Continue reading

Chuck Weber: our PR Hero

Charles Weber (Chuck) is the President of Weber & Associates Public Relations. He is also a retired public relations manager from Abbott Laboratories and a professor in the Communications Department at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. As if that’s not … Continue reading

TTFF Hero: Timote Georges

Timote Georges is an agronomist, and Co-founder and Country Director for Haiti, with Smallholder Farmers Alliance. Born in Haiti in 1978, Timote Georges grew up on a farm. He studied agronomy at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Lise Bouffard

Lise Bouffard is a volunteer who is helping us to plant trees in rural Manchester Jamaica. Yesterday she sent us a photo of Dawn beside the cherry tree that is growing on her little piece of land. Since the death … Continue reading

Wonderen Foods is Rolling!

Wonderen Press Release 2016 Read all about Juan Carlos Rodriguez and his breadfruit factory!  There’s an exciting future for this bright young man. Just as one example of what he’s doing, here’s a photo of his breadfruit French fries. Gluten free, … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Guy Paraison

Guy Paraison is a natural partner for Trees That Feed Foundation. A champion for the people and the environment, Guy was one of the first to receive TTFF trees in Haiti. He has worked for Plant With Purpose Haiti for … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Judy Osgood

Judy Osgood is a critical member of the Trees That Feed Foundation team and serves as a true hero of ours! She teamed up with TTFF once she retired from teaching about three years ago. Judy volunteers in the office … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Sandra Myers

Sandra Myers is our hero extraordinare in Barbados! Representing Trees That Feed Foundation, Sandra is collaborating with Sandals Foundation and the Ministry of Education in Barbados on an education project that will eventually reach 105 schools. As part of Earth … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: The Gordons

This amazing couple leads the Jeffrey Town Famers Association (JTFA), a key partner of Trees That Feed Foundation’s. They have been dedicated to Jeffrey Town since moving back to Wordsworth’s hometown almost two decades ago.  Wordsworth, who is known as … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Cathy Henry

Mrs. Cathy Henry is spearheading Trees That Feed in Schools (TTFIS), the flagship partnership program between Trees That Feed Foundation and Rotary. Through TTFIS, Trees That Feed, Rotary and the Jamaican Government have come together to place food-bearing trees in … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Locksley Waites

Mr. Locksley Waites has distributed more than 6,000 treesfor Trees That Feed Foundation!  He is the project coordinator and tree crop agronomist for the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) in Jamaica. Pictured here on the far left, with TTFF board member … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Joseph Johnson

Mr. Joseph Johnson is an academically trained agronomist who understands breadfruit cultivars and knows the best varieties to plant. He owns and operates Eltham Gardens Plant Nursery in St. Catherine, Jamaica, and serves as Chief Plant Propagation Specialist with the … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Eric Helgemo

August 27th, 2014. Eric Helgemo is not only a crucial partner of Trees That Feed Foundation’s, but also a true hero of ours. Eric is the President of Three Angels Children’s Relief, a non-profit organization working to help orphans and at-risk … Continue reading

Trees That Feed Heroes: Mr. Zavier Gray

July 24th, 2014. From students to CEOs, TTFF works with amazing individuals around the world to alleviate hunger, create jobs and improve the environment. These individuals are our heroes; those admired for noble qualities and regarded as models for others. This … Continue reading