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This Mother of Three is Just Like a City Mom, Only She Lives and Works on a Farm

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Meet Amanda Baxley, mother of three girls; Madison, 8; Myra, 6; and Magnolia, 2; and wife of Neal Baxley, a seventh-generation farmer in Marion County, S. C., about an hour from the Atlantic Ocean. “At the end of the day,” says Amanda, “I wouldn’t trade living on a farm for anything in the world.”

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5 Peanut Products to Make You Feel at Home While in Europe


If you’re traveling to Europe, pack some peanuts for the long flight across the pond. But also save room to bring back some peanut products that you’ll want to pick up while you’re there. With a growing interest in plant-based protein and nutritious snacks, peanuts are gaining popularity in Europe.

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Diners Expand their Palates for Mexican Cuisine


Move over hum-drum tacos. Americans’ ideas of Mexican food are becoming more nuanced as chefs and product developers bring new-to-you Mexican flavors to adventurous American diners. Move over hum-drum tacos. Americans’ ideas of Mexican food are becoming more nuanced as chefs and product developers bring new-to-you Mexican flavors to adventurous American diners. The Atlantic recently wrote about this trend. Tracing their history back to South America and well-loved in the US, peanuts are a natural bridge across these cultures.

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DIY Peanut Milk from Author @DinaCheney


By Dina Cheney, Author of The New Milks: 100-Plus Dairy-Free Recipes for Making and Cooking with Soy, Nut, Seed, Grain, and Coconut Milks (Atria/Simon & Schuster) and Creator of the Dairy-Free Resource Site, If you love peanuts, you’ll appreciate yet another way to enjoy them: peanut milk! With eight grams of protein per cup (about the same amount as in dairy milk), peanut milk is nutritious and satisfying!

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Peanuts & Airlines: A Tradition for 85 Years and Going Strong


There is nothing better than hearing your stewardess offer you an ice cold drink and a pack of peanuts after the hustle and bustle of security check-in. But have you ever asked yourself, why peanuts? Eating peanuts are a familiar part of air travel, similar to snacking on peanuts at a ballpark game. It is a tradition that goes back as early as the 1930s.

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University Improves Children’s Lives, One PB&J at a Time

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What if the simple act of exchanging your lunch money for a PB&J could help a child in need? Student members of the Wesley Foundation at Oklahoma State University have embraced that idea with the PB&J Project. According to the project manager and OSU freshman Averie Hinchey, “the Wesley Foundation is a Methodist college campus group that consists of different programs that assist different people”. Their motto is, “Living Simply, So Others Can Simply Live”.

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Making Things Better with Peanut Butter Donations

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When disaster strikes, food banks and charitable aid organizations are more essential than ever. Extreme rainfall, high winds and flooding recently in Louisiana (called historic by one TV station) left thousands of Louisianans displaced from their homes and communities. Here’s how peanut butter can help.

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The Power of Peanut Protein

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If you want a protein that also delivers nutrients that support overall health, look no further than peanut powder, the naturally gluten free, defatted flour made from peanuts. Peanut powders contain only peanuts – no fillers or other ingredients that you don’t need.

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5 Surprising Uses for Peanut Shells

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Though often dropped and crushed underfoot like fall foliage, the noble peanut shell is an eco-friendly alternative to a variety of products.

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Voices of Peanut Farming: Sustainability

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What does sustainability mean to you? For some, it is a loaded question with various interpretations. Hear what these farmers said about peanuts, and how they are adopting new technologies to conserve resources and make peanuts even more sustainable.

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