Monroe County Extension Coordinator, Brynn Morey, displays some of the collected donations.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. UF/IFAS Extension, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Andre D. Johnson, dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Single copies of UF/IFAS Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county UF/IFAS Extension offices.

UF/IFAS Extension Monroe County Collects over 200 lbs. of Peanut Butter during their annual Peanut Butter Challenge

MONROE COUNTY, FL – Spread the word, peanut butter fights hunger!

UF/IFAS Extension Monroe County participated in a Statewide Peanut Butter Challenge that ran from Oct. 1st through October 31st. Monroe County Extension Services was able to collect over 200 lbs. of peanut butter that will be distributed to local food pantries throughout the Florida Keys.  In addition to the community donations, the Florida Peanut Producers Association (FPPA) and Florida Peanut Federation (FPF) is going to match our community donations!  The matched donated jars will be distributed to counties’ food pantries that have been affected by the recent storm.

Thank you to everyone that participated!!!

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