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Winnetka resident and Trees That Feed Foundation Founder Mary McLaughlin (right) stands with Alfred McLean, who worked with TTFF in its early days and was an early tree recipient. McLean now has his own nursery, McLean Nursery in Jamaica, from which TTFF locally sources food-bearing trees for distribution. PHOTOS SUBMITTED
Haitian farmers learn propagation techniques from Jamaican farmers.
Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter
5:17 pm CST January 16, 2017
From a simple, unadorned office tucked inside a row of warehouses and industrial offices in Northfield, a flourishing nonprofit organization is helping to reduce hunger and increase food independence around the world — one fruit-bearing tree at a time.