LDS PEANUT BUTTER CANNERY
What Is It?: Through its partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Houston Food Bank receives more than 400,000 jars of fresh peanut butter each year from the LDS Peanut Butter Cannery. The Food Bank is responsible for supplying volunteers and paying for the peanuts used.
Help Needed: Volunteers help produce 3,960 jars of peanut butter in each 4-hour shift. Tasks include sorting the nuts, checking lids on jars, operating the label machine, and packing jars in boxes.
Minimum Age to Volunteer: 16
HELP PRODUCE PEANUT BUTTER
Tasks include sorting roasted peanuts, mixing in salt and oil, preparing jars, checking lids on jars, operating the label machine, and packing jars in boxes.
Sample jar to take home