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1,000 Cashew Trees for Haiti

August 13th, 2014. While our largest focus here at TTFF is on breadfruit, we also distribute trees of other varieties. Depending on climate and growing conditions, these varieties have included pomegranate, mango, lychee, guava, ackee – and now cashew! The cashew … Continue reading

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Trees at The Source

September 11th, 2014. Trees That Feed Foundation has the privilege of working with individuals, communities, and organizations all over the world, all of whom share a common goal of improving the environment and alleviating hunger. Some of these individuals include Peace … Continue reading

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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

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Let Them Eat Breadfruit

In a recent edition of BBC’s “Sixty Second Idea to Improve the World,” historian Peter Turchin pitches breadfruit! He explains that, for many, wheat is an unhealthy food, and changing from what to breadfruit and other tropical crops would be … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Tree for the Holidays!

Only one week left until Christmas! Still working on your holiday list? We have the perfect gift for your loved ones: a breadfruit tree. One breadfruit tree is just $15 and can provide food for an entire family for decades. … Continue reading

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Diversification for a Food-secure Future

Dr. Nyree Zerega, a TTFF board member, recently published an article about diversifying food using underutilized crops, particularly noting the importance of alleviating our reliance on wheat, corn and rice to achieve global food security. Although the world has cultivated … Continue reading

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Yvonne’s First Breadfruit Tree

Thanks to the Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden, a key partner and supporter of Trees That Feed Foundation, Yvonne has just planted her first breadfruit tree. Yvonne is a member of theSmallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) in Haiti, … Continue reading

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Make It Better 2014 Philanthropy Award

Trees That Feed is thrilled to be a recipient of one of Make It Better’s 2014 Philanthropy Awards! Winners were recognized in six award categories: education, athletics, social service, environment, social justice and audience choice. On Friday, National Philanthropy Day, … Continue reading

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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

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TIME for Breadfruit

We are excited to see breadfruit highlighted in TIME this week!Check out the article here, if you haven’t already. Josh Schonwald introduces readers to three superfoods, largely unknown in the U.S., that may just become the next big thing. Breadfruit, … Continue reading

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