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October 4th is National Frappe Day!

October 4th is National Frappe Day!

October 4th is National Frappe Day! Enjoy some frappe history and, of course, recipes for making your own delicious frothy treats!

October 2014
Listed under: Blog
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Farmers’ Almanac’s “Persimmon Lady” Reveals What Seeds Predict For Winter 2015

Farmers’ Almanac’s “Persimmon Lady” Reveals What Seeds Predict For Winter 2015

Lewiston, Maine: The Farmers’ Almanac checked in with Melissa Bunker (a.k.a., “the Persimmon Lady”), who sends in her winter prediction to the editors based on opening up some of the seeds from her persimmon tree in Star, North Carolina. Splitting a persimmon seed is a custom rooted in American folklore that is supposed to determine… Continue Reading »

September 2014
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Does The Weather Affect Your Allergies?

Does The Weather Affect Your Allergies?

Allergy symptoms can make you miserable. Is what’s happening outside making them worse?

September 2014
Listed under: Weather
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Bartering For Goods And Services To Save Money? Yes!

Bartering For Goods And Services To Save Money? Yes!

Throughout history, people traded goods and services for other goods and services. Put your skills to work to barter for what you need!

September 2014
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Make Your Own Gelatin Flu “Shots”!

Make Your Own Gelatin Flu “Shots”!

These gelatin “shots” are made with immune boosting herbs and vitamins — no doctor’s visit required!

September 2014
Listed under: Healthy Living
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Create Your Own Family Oktoberfest!

Create Your Own Family Oktoberfest!

Recreate the fun and flavors of this German celebration right at home!

September 2014
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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To October 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To October 2014

This month brings us a full Hunter’s Moon, a total lunar eclipse and more in the night sky!

September 2014
Listed under: Astronomy
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What Does The Persimmon Lady Say About Winter 2015?

What Does The Persimmon Lady Say About Winter 2015?

Traditional lore is that persimmon seeds can predict the winter weather to come. What do this year’s seeds tell us? Read on!

September 2014
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Farmers’ Almanac Shares Its Picks For Top Fall Foliage Destinations

Experts say this season’s fall foliage show will quite possibly be one of the most colorful on record.

September 2014
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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.