Monthly Archives: February 2013

Haiti 2013

February, 2013. Mary and Mike McLaughlin just returned from a busy trip to Haiti.  They made many stops, including visits to Port au Prince, Croix de Bouquet, Grand Goave and Petionville. They held a series of meetings with Immaculate Concepcion Parish, … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship in Haiti

February, 2014. From Eric Helgemo, our Haitian representative: Here is a nice picture of one of our new tree vendors and her nephew. She is a widow with several children, ages seven to 16. She is a street vendor and … Continue reading

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Breadfruit, a great food source

Here’s an article worth reading from National Geographic! Lots of information about breadfruit as a food source.  From National Geographic. “Although obesity is in the news in the West, starvation and malnutrition are prevalent in many parts of the world. Scientists continue … Continue reading

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How to cook breadfruit like a Jamaican

Here are a couple of links to videos showing how to prepare breadfruit, Jamaican style. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmZJBHyJjEo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq3NiY7F2iA You’ll see different styles.  Either way, fresh cooked breadfruit is delicious!

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Food crisis brewing in Haiti

“Famine” sounds like an old fashioned word.  There were famine stories in the Bible, although more recently famines have occurred in war-torn parts of Africa. Unfortunately it’s a real risk, not very far from home.  Follow the link below to … Continue reading

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