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The 2015 Farmers Almanac
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Farmers' Almanac Healthy Living

Farmers’ Almanac’s time-tested advice for natural, homemade remedies for a healthy lifestyle.

Recent Healthy Living Articles

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4 Healthy Cucumber Facts You May Not Know

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Why Summer Is Kidney Stone Season

Watch how you quench your thirst this summer! Even if you don’t think you’re prone to kidney stones, read what causes them, and how the experts say you can prevent them from forming!

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Why You Should Schedule a Massage Now!

Why You Should Schedule a Massage Now!

Not only does a massage feel great, but it also has many health benefits. We give you an excuse to book your next appointment ASAP!

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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.