Category Archives: Haiti

Breadfruit Flour Factory, Jeremie, Haiti

This is the Jeremie, Haiti, breadfruit factory under construction.  It may not be as large as Trump Tower, but it’s equally impressive to us!  Pierre-moise Louis and Renel Pierre are our two heroes.  Bright young entrepreneurs, they produce over 400 … Continue reading

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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

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Collaboration in the Caribbean: New program this fall!

Trees That Feed Foundation recently received a grant from The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation to facilitate a new fruit tree propagation program in the Caribbean, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Sustainability is a priority of Trees … Continue reading

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New Video!

We are excited to share our new video with you! On National Philanthropy Day, Trees That Feed Foundation won a 2014 Philanthropy Award from Make It Better. As an award prize, a team of very talented people worked with us … Continue reading

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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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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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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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What is Happier than a Pig in Mud?!

June 3rd, 2014. Nothing, except maybe a Haitian pig in mud. Why is this photo from our recent TTFF trip so important? It indicates environmental growth in Haiti. There was an unfortunate chapter in Haitian history when local Haitian pigs … Continue reading

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1,000 More Trees to Haiti

June 9th, 2014. Mike and I recently returned from TTFF’s trip to Haiti. We visited communities throughout the Haiti that have received trees from our organization. We went to Three Angels‘ nursery in Port-Au-Prince and saw the first fruit on TTFF … Continue reading

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Breadfruit Flour Feeding Patients in Haiti

June 6th, 2014. During our trip to Haiti, we reached out to the local TB/AIDS hospital that receives breadfruit flour from TTFF. This flour is produced locally, contains many nutrients and has a very long shelf-life. The flour is made … Continue reading

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