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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Drink Your Pumpkins!

Drink Your Pumpkins!

More than just for carving, nutritious pumpkin can be used in smoothies and other delicious drinks. Try these recipes!

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Get Ready for Frost!

Get Ready for Frost!

Frost will soon be descending on much of the U.S. and Canada. Learn more about the different types of frost, and what causes them.

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.