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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

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Breadfruit Boost for Schools

Trees That Feed Foundation isexcited to announce the launch of our school-feeding program, Trees That Feed in Schools, an initiative built in partnership with the Jamaican Government and Rotary! The program kicked off last Friday at Ocho Rios High School … Continue reading

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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

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Jamaica Research Project Completed!

September 1, 2014. Randi de Mel and Afia Adaboh, two graduate students from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs, recently completed their TTFF summer research work in Jamaica. Randi and Afia spent six weeks investigating and reporting on … Continue reading

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Miracle Fruit

We love Good Magazine’s recent article about breadfruit, “Can a Miracle Fruit Overcome its Unsavory Reputation?” by Mark Hay. While the TTFF network will most likely agree that breadfruit’s reputation is anything but unsavory (especially if you have sampled Mary … Continue reading

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Superman, Wonder Woman. . .and Breadfruit?

July 1st, 2014. According to the Huffington Post, “Watch out folks, there’s a new wonder food in town, and it promises to make a big difference to the world.” Breadfruit has picked up a lot of media traction this week, and it … Continue reading

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Back to School with Breadfruit

July 21st, 2014. Although we are still in July, the next school year will be here before we know it! With the start of the new academic year around the corner, TTFF continues to focus on providing sustainable food sources to … Continue reading

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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

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Reducing post-harvest waste

Feeding Development, hosted by Devex,recently posted an article that poses the question of whether or not we can double net food availability to meet food needs by 2050and still have a living planet. “Most experts predict that the global population … Continue reading

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Need ideas for dinner?

NewScientist recently got in touch with TTFF for breadfruit recipes that we could share with readers. We are thrilled to see them printed in NewScientist’s recent article,Recipes for an unexpected tropical wonder food. Try out the recipes in your own … Continue reading

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