Calendar

Education, Promotion & Marketing

All activities, events and promotional efforts made by the Florida Peanut Federation centers around fulfilling its core mission of creating a thriving and sustainable peanut industry in Florida by raising consumer interest and increasing consumption of Florida peanuts.

Upcoming events

April ‘19

  • 4/2 CARES, Live Oak
  • 4/30 Board of Directors Meeting – 6:30pm | FPF Office, McAlpin, FL. All members encouraged to attend.

Past Events

March ‘19

  • 3/2 Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Election
  • 3/7 Tri-County Peanut Update (Columbia, Suwannee, Lafayette), Community Center Branford
  • 3/8 42nd Annual Tri-County Peanut Production Meeting

February ‘19

  • 2/4 Tri-County Crop Update (Levy, Gilchrist, Dixie), Levy Fairgrounds. For More Information Click Here
  • Florida Peanut Federation Fund Request Proposal for 2019 Season. Learn More
  • 2/6 Suwannee Valley Agricultural Outlook.  Register before February 1st!  Register here or learn more 
  • 2/7  Mayo Fertilizer Vendor Trade Show, Lake City
  • 2/7- 2/18 Florida State Fair, Tampa
  • 2/21 UF/IFAS Hamilton County Extension Peanut Update

December ‘18

  • 12/1                Christmas on the Square, Live Oak,FL
  • 12/6                Kids Cooking Club Christmas Party, Branford, FL
  • 12/18              Cooking Class Branford Library, Branford, FL
  • 12/19              Branford Elementary School 5th Grade Reward Trip, Branford, FL

November ‘18

  • 11/2 Old Town Elementary Peanut Education Day, Old Town, FL
  • 11/5  Williston Middle High School Agribusiness Academy Education Day, Branford, FL
  • 11/6, 11/13, 11/20 Westside Elementary Kids Cooking Club November Classes Peanut Recipes, Lake City, FL
  • 11/30- 12/1 Christmas on the Square, Live Oak, FL

October ‘18

  • 10/6  Central Florida Peanut Festival, Williston, FL
  • 10/13  Mayo Pioneer Day, Mayo, FL
  • 10/19 – 10/21 UF/IFAS WakullaExtension 4-H & FPF Hurricane Disaster Relief
  • 10/26  FPF/ Peanut Proud & UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension “Peanut Butter for the Panhandle”
  • 10/25–10/28   Southern Women’s Show, Orlando, FL

September ‘18

  • 9/8      UF/IFAS 8th Annual Hamilton County Peanut On-Farm Trial Field Day
  • 9/13    National Peanut Day Online Event, “Farm to Table, the Life and Travels of Our Favorite Legume”
  • 9/21    Old Town Elementary Peanut Education Day

August ‘18

  • 8/18    Hamilton County School District & Hamilton County Annual Employee Health Fair
  • 8/21    Commissioned UF/IFAS Peanut Collapse Regional Survey
  • 8/21    UF/IFAS Suwannee Valley Peanut Field Demos and Trade Show, Live Oak

July ‘18

  • 7/17    Lafayette County Library Kids Cooking Class

June ‘18

  • 6/2      Watermelon Festival, Chiefland
  • 6/8      Columbia Wellness Initiative w/ FPF as the Guest Speaker, Jasper
  • 6/27    Dixie County Public Library Kids Cooking Class

May ‘18

  • 5/3      Suwannee CARES Celebration, Live Oak- FPF was a Platinum Sponsor of CARES and showcased 250 pound Peanut Butter Cup prepared by FPF’s partner Hamilton County High School’s Culinary Arts program
  • 5/11    IFAS Suwannee Extension Lunch & Learn w/ FPF giving presentation on economic impact of the peanut industry to the state
  • 5/14    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 5/15    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 5/18    Ag Ventures Day w/ Mayo Farm Bureau
  • 5/18    Food For Thought Lunch w/ FPF as the Guest Speaker, Jasper

April ‘18

  • 4/5      FPF Donates 4 cases (48 jars) of Peanut Butter to Altrusa’s Back Pack Program of Columbia County and recognized at membership meeting
  • 4/22    FPF Donates 5 cases (60 jars) of Peanut Butter to Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office benefitting families affected by the shooting of two Gilchrist County deputies killed in Trenton on 4/19
  • 4/25    Hamilton County Healthy Kids Week Event at Hamilton Elementary
  • 4/29    UF/IFAS Wakulla 4-H Day – Sponsorship of Master Gardener’s Bed of peanuts

March ‘18

  • 3/3      Florida Peanut Federation Annual Meeting & 3/3 FPF Board Elections
  • 3/3      FPF Donates 120 Jars of Peanut Butter to Keeping Families United/Patriots at the Beach overseas special forces care package program
  • 3/5      FPF Donates 500 Jars of Peanut Butter Delivery to 7 Gables Food Ministry in Mayo (associated with Second Harvest and Bread of the Mighty Food Bank programs, as well as the “Feeding America” program)
  • 3/5      Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/5      FPF Donates  3200+ Jars of Peanut Butter and Delivers to Columbia County School’s Backpack Program
  • 3/6      Farm Bureau Cotton/Peanut Advisory Council Meeting, Marianna
  • 3/7      Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/8      Hamilton County Ag Day w/ IFAS
  • 3/8      Annual Tri-County Peanut Production Meeting
  • 3/12    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary—planting peanuts
  • 3/12    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/12    Spencer Family Fundraiser, Chiefland- FPF donated a large basket of food including 10 jars of peanut butter
  • 3/13    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary- planting peanuts
  • 3/13    NFREC-Suwannee Valley Peanut Collapse Meeting
  • 3/14    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/16 – 3/24     Suwannee County Fair
  • 3/17    North Florida Veg Fest, Tallahassee
  • 3/19    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/21    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/24    Dixie County Fly-In and Business Expo, Cross City
  • 3/24    2018 Farm Bill Hearing with Rep. Lawson and Ranking Member Collin Peterson
  • 3/26    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/27    Columbia County School Board Recognizes/Honors FPF for donating 3,200 jars of peanut butter to Columbia County School Back Pack program
  • 3/28    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 3/30    FPF Donates 500 Jars to Peanut Butter Donation to Old Town Elementary

February ‘18

  • 2/8 — 2/19      Florida State Fair
  • 2/12    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 2/12    FPF Speaks at the Rotary Club of Live Oak – Guest Speaker
  • 2/13    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 2/15    Mayo Fertilizer Vendor’s Day Sponsorship
  • 2/19    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 2/20    IFAS Precision Agriculture Technologies Field Day & Trade Show Sponsorship
  • 2/21    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 2/26    FPF Donates 500 Jars of Peanut Butter Delivery to Lafayette High School Back Pack Program (1/2 of 1,000 Jars of Peanut Butter commitment)
  • 2/26    FPF Donates 500 Jars of Peanut Butter and Delivers to Hamilton Elementary School’s Spring Break Back Pack Program
  • 2/26    UF/IFAS Hamilton Extension Peanut Education Meeting
  • 2/26    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 2/28    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)

January ‘18

  • 1/22    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 1/22    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 1/23    Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 1/24    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 1/25    Alachua County Public Schools recognizes FPF for donation of 6,500 Jars of Peanut Butter to Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida benefitting students in Alachua and Levy counties!
  • 1/25    Suwannee River Partnership Monthly Breakfast, Live Oak
  • 1/29    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 1/30    UF/IFAS Extension offices of Levy, Gilchrist and Dixie Counties’ 2018 Crop Production Short Course
  • 1/31    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)

December ‘17

  • 12/2    Christmas on the Square, Live Oak FL
  • 12/11  Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 12/12  Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 12/13  FPF Donates 2700 Jars of Peanut Butter to Suwannee County’s Back Pack Program
  • 12/15  UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension recognizes FPF’s Donation of 500 Jars of Peanut Butter for Northwest Florida Peanut Butter Challenge at event with area food bank beneficiaries

November ‘17

  • 11/6    Westside Elementary Cooking Club—Celebrating Peanut Butter Lovers Month
  • 11/8    Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 11/13  Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 11/15  Westside Elementary Cooking Club, Lake City — Cooking class with partner Fowler’s Fork (peanut recipe)
  • 11/27  Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 11/27  FPF Speaks at the Rotary Club of Live Oak – Guest Speaker
  • 11/28  Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary

October ‘17

  • 10/7    Williston Peanut Festival
  • 10/11—10/15             Southern Women’s Conference Orlando
  • 10/14  Mayo Pioneer Days, Mayo FL
  • 10/17  Westside Elementary Peanut Cooking Club Kick Off Party
  • 10/19—10/22             Southern Women’s Conference Jacksonville
  • 10/23  Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary
  • 10/24  Peanut Education at Chiefland Elementary

September ‘17

  • 9/7      UF/IFAS Grass Based Rotation Field Day: Integration of Perennial Grasses, Cattle and Row Crop Sponsorship

August ‘17

  • 8/24    Suwannee River Partnership Coalition Monthly Breakfast

July ‘17

  • 7/5      Promotional/Educational Video Shoot & Membership Event
  • 7/10    Promotional Video Shoot
  • 7/18    UF/IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center’s Annual Corn/Peanut Field Day Sponsorship
  • 7/18    FPF Launches Educational Campaign
    • 7/19    FPF Media Campaign: “Open Letter to Those Who Support Our Local Peanut Farmers” – Full Page color advertisement ran in Dothan Eagle & Jackson County Floridian
    • 7/20    FPF Media Campaign: “Open Letter to Those Who Support Our Local Peanut Farmers” – Full Page color advertisement ran in Albany Herald, Farm Beat Magazine of the Herald and Jackson County Times
    • 7/21    FPF Media Campaign: “Open Letter to Those Who Support Our Local Peanut Farmers” – Full Page color advertisement ran in Panama City News Herald
    • 7/22    FPF Media Campaign: “Open Letter to Those Who Support Our Local Peanut Farmers” – Full Page color advertisement ran in NW Florida Daily News

June ‘17

  • 6/3      Chiefland Watermelon Festival, Chiefland
  • 6/8      FDACS Peanut Advisory Council Meeting, Tallahassee

May ‘17

  • 5/11    17th Annual CARES Celebration, Live Oak

April ‘17

  • 4/19    Meeting with National Peanut Board, Atlanta

March ‘17

  • 3/8      Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Day, Tallahassee
  • 3/25    FPF’s 1st Annual Membership Meeting

February ‘17

  • 2/16    Mayo Fertilizer Vendor Trade Show, Lake City