Category Archives: Breadfruit

Working through COVID to serve the Bahamas

Ken Banks, Phd, PE, has been a TTFF hero and volunteer since 2015.   He initially discovered Trees That Feed Foundation online, and because of his familiarity with breadfruit, was interested in helping.  Living in Florida, Ken has become instrumental in … Continue reading

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Interesting research paper on Breadfruit nutrition

A research team from the University of Hawaii recently published a paper in the Journal of Food Composition and Analysis.  Titled “The response of breadfruit nutrition to local climate and soil: A review”, the team reports some interesting findings. Well, … 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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Map of Breadfruit Farms and Processors in Jamaica

With help from Syran Stewart, graduate of CASE, we’re mapping the locations of farms with breadfruit trees in Jamaica.  This helps farmers to sell their fruit and processors to buy the fruit. This helps to build the marketplace for post-harvest … 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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Breadfruit to East Africa

Ecstatic we are to report our second shipment of trees has arrived safely.  They flew into Nairobi, Kenya, courtesy of Cultivaris in Germany and National Tropical Botanical Gardens in Hawaii.   With a little help from Trees That Feed Foundation too, … Continue reading

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