TIFTON, Ga. — The Georgia Peanut Commission plans to host a Kickoff to Planting – Peanut Palooza on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Georgia Peanut Commission office in Tifton. The GPC office is located at 445 Fulwood Blvd. Tifton, GA 31794. Members of the public are invited to attend this free event.
The family friendly event will have free boiled peanuts, fried peanut samples, Simply Sweet Celebrations cupcake truck and Tifton Takeover Nutrition peanut butter shake samples. The event will also include opportunities to plant your own peanut plant, prizes and giveaways, photo opportunities for kids to sit inside of a tractor and more.
The event will also include the new Georgia Ag Experience which is a STEM based mobile classroom that showcases Georgia’s diverse agriculture. This state-of-the-art agricultural learning experience is designed to give third through fifth-grade students and the public a chance to learn more about Georgia agriculture. The 36-foot trailer includes colorful farm photos, interactive technology and displays of products made from the various ag commodities. The Georgia Ag Experience will be displayed at the Kickoff to Planting – Peanut Palooza event by the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture and the Georgia Farm Bureau.
In addition to the outside activities, the GPC office will be open for attendees to visit the gift shop and take a tour of the building. For more information about the event and programs of the Georgia Peanut Commission visit www.gapeanuts.com.
–Jordan Lunsford, Georgia Peanut Commission