The 2022 Peanut Butter Challenge didn’t go exactly to plan – with Hurricane Ian traveling across much of the state just days before the event’s Oct. 1 start – but participating counties still managed to collect over 13.5 tons of the ... READ MORE
Food Insecurity in Florida
Food insecurity is an obstacle many Floridians face. In 2021, it was estimated that roughly 2.2 million Floridians lacked access to healthy food, with just over 660,000 being children. In Orange County specifically, ... READ MORE
It's that time of year-the peanut butter challenge
Each October, extension offices across the state try to outcompete one another to collect the most jars of Peanut Butter. Each year the challenge gets better. The challenge gets bigger. The ... READ MORE
La mantequilla de maní es un artículo popular en bancos de alimentos gracias a sus nutrientes, proteínas y sabor, además de poseer una larga vida útil. Con el aumento de la inseguridad alimentaria como resultado de la pandemia de COVID-19, ... READ MORE
It’s the Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time! Peanut Butter Challenge Time!
During the month of October, support people in need in your community and Florida’s peanut producers by generously donating to the Peanut ... READ MORE
Peanut, butter open the door!
During the month of October, we will begin the Peanut Butter Challenge so please spread the news! The Peanut Butter Challenge runs from October 1 through ... READ MORE
The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE
The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds.
It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE
“Three Underutilized Trees for Wildlife” held at UF/IFAS Extension Levy County Center, supported the 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge. There was no charge to attend the workshop but a donation of two jars of peanut butter was gently suggested.
“The ... READ MORE