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Peanut Butter Challenge collects over 22 tons statewide


January 13, 2022

Over 45,000 pounds of peanut butter have now been sent out to local food banks statewide following the 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge, an effort led by the Cooperative Extension offices of UF/IFAS and Florida A&M University (FAMU) in partnership ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, EVENTS, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, Escambia County, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge, Peanuts, UF/IFAS Extension Levy County

Spread the word: Peanut Butter Challenge kicks off Oct. 1


September 22, 2021

The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension’s annual jar collection for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. Unopened jars of peanut butter can be donated to local ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Baker County, Bay County, Bradford County, Calhoun County, CALS, Citrus County, Clay County, Escambia County, FAMU, Food Insecurity, Franklin County, Gadsden County, Gilchrist County, Gulf County, Hamilton County, Hernando County, Highlands County, Holmes County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Lafayette County, Leon County, Libbie Johnson, Liberty County, Madison County, Nassau County, Okaloosa County, Okeechobee County, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Putnam County, Santa Rosa County, Suwannee County, Taylor County, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, UF/IFAS Extension Collier County, UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County, UF/IFAS Extension Duval County, UF/IFAS Extension Glades County, UF/IFAS Extension Hardee County, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, UF/IFAS Extension Indian River County, UF/IFAS Extension Lee County, UF/IFAS Extension Levy County, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County, UF/IFAS Extension Martin County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Monroe County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach County, UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Union County, Wakulla County, Walton County, Washington County

Peanut Butter Challenge Back on Track After Hurricane Michael Recovery


December 19, 2019

Last year’s UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge was just getting started when Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle. As the communities dealt with the aftermath and UF/IFAS Extension offices became collection points for all varieties ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Hurricane Michael, Indian River County, Jefferson County, Julianne Dinkel, Libbie Johnson, Okaloosa County, Panhandle, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Peanuts, Santa Rosa County, UF/IFAS Extension

Feed the Hungry and Meet a Challenge; Donate Peanut Butter to UF/IFAS Extension


September 23, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Spread the word – or, in this case, the peanut butter! You can donate unopened jars of peanut butter to hungry Panhandle families from Oct. 1 through Nov. 27, through the Peanut Butter Challenge, a project coordinated ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Florida Peanut Federation, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Libbie Johnson, Panhandle, Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District

UF/IFAS, Communities to Team Up Again for Annual Peanut Butter Challenge


September 24, 2018

By Sarah Chrisien GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Start spreading the news – and the peanut butter! From Oct. 1 to Nov. 21, you can donate unopened jars of peanut butter to hungry Panhandle families through the Peanut Butter Challenge, a project coordinated ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida Peanut Producers Association, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District

A new record: Challenge raises more than 20,000 pounds of peanut butter for the hungry


December 11, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Spread the cheer and the protein! Some families will get more healthy food to eat, now that Florida Panhandle residents donated a record of more than 20,000 pounds of peanut butter for this year’s UF/IFAS Extension Peanut ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Donations, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Hunger, Ken Barton, Libbie Johnson, News, Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension Northwest District

Panhandle Peanut Butter Challenge Helps Feed Hungry


September 27, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Spread the word – or, in this case, the peanut butter! You can donate unopened jars of peanut butter to hungry Panhandle families from Oct. 1 through Nov. 22, through the Peanut Butter Challenge, a project coordinated ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Featured Hot Topic, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Libbie Johnson, News, Northwest Extension District, Panhandle, Peanut Butter Challenge

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