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Georgia Peanut Commission holds ‘Peanut Palooza’ in Tifton

On Saturday, the Georgia Peanut Commission hosted “Peanut Palooza” to showcase Georgia’s...
On Saturday, the Georgia Peanut Commission hosted “Peanut Palooza” to showcase Georgia’s diverse agriculture.(WALB)
Published: Apr. 18, 2021 at 12:46 PM EDT
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TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - On Saturday, the Georgia Peanut Commission hosted “Peanut Palooza” to showcase Georgia’s diverse agriculture.

The event featured a state-of-the-art agricultural learning experience for third through fifth-grade students and the general public.

Project coordinator Hannah Jones said promoting the peanut has always been their number one goal.

“We started this event for the community as a way to promote the peanut and show how nutritious and wonderful the peanuts are. Peanuts and peanut butter are a great source of protein, healthy fat, as well as fiber. We have some sandwiches, boiled peanuts, peanut-flavored cupcakes, and all sorts of treats it here for people to try.”

The event also included opportunities for guests to plant their own peanut plant.

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