The UF/IFAS Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual collection event for local food pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year. In 2020, citizens of Santa Rosa donated 1,273 jars (1,706 lbs.) of peanut butter to the challenge.
Bring unopened jars of peanut butter through Nov. 24 to the UF/IFAS Extension office, 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Other collection sites in Santa Rosa County (SRC) include:
For more information or if businesses and civic or church organizations are interested in collecting, contact Chris Verlinde, firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Salinas, email@example.com, 850-623-3868. A peanut butter collection box will be provided.