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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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Celebrate Candy Month With Healthier Treats

Celebrate Candy Month With Healthier Treats

June is a sweet month! In fact it’s National Candy Month! Check out some unusual and healthy recipes for tasty “candy” recipes.

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Healthier Doughnuts for Doughnut Day

Healthier Doughnuts for Doughnut Day

Doughnut day is June 6th! Indulge in a sweet but healthier treat this Friday.

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Surprising Uses For Celery

Surprising Uses For Celery

Ever use celery as the main ingredient in your recipe? Learn a bit more about this overlooked, healthy vegetable.

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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.