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US Charity Donates 50,000 Breadfruit Trees to Combat Caribbean Hunger

The Trees That Feed Foundation (TIFF)  says in the last five years it has donated and planted 50,000 food-bearing trees in Haiti and Jamaica to combat hunger. A founding member of the U.S.-based TTFF, Mike McLaughlin, told VOA Thursday breadfruit trees produce a fruit substitute for flour, rice and potatoes, which are too expensive for many in the Caribbean to afford.   A breadfruit tree costs about $15 and takes three years to reach a point where it can feed an entire family....

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