Extension Homemakers’ annual pecan and peanut sale underway

The Jefferson County Extension Homemakers are holding their annual Georgia pecan and peanut sale.

According to a spokesman, these nuts are excellent for gift giving, freeze well, and are great for use in any recipe.

Prices this year are:

• 5-pound box, shelled fancy pecan halves — $50

• 5-pound cloth bag of shelled peanuts — $14

• 1-pound chocolate double dip peanuts — $7

• 30-pound box, shelled fancy pecan halves — $290

The pecans and peanuts will be available for pick-up after Nov. 14.

Orders should be paid for by Oct. 31. Checks should be made payable to Jefferson County Extension Homemakers and mailed to Debbie James, Jefferson County EHC treasurer, 416 Spears Road, White Hall, Ark., 71602. Payment can also be made at the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Office, 500 Idaho St.

For additional information, contact Mary Ann Kizer, county Extension agent – family and consumer sciences, at 870-534-1033 or e-mail mkizer@uaex.edu; or contact a member of the Jefferson County Extension Homemakers Clubs for pecan and peanut order forms.

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The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Extension Homemakers Clubs are open all eligible persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (large print, audiotapes, etc.) should notify the county Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible prior to an activity.