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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac's
Nature Photo Contest

The winner of the Farmers’ Almanac Nature Photo Contest, with a total of 511 votes, is Dee Gillespie, of Arden, North Carolina, with her photo of a waterfall.

Dee’s photo will be printed on the cover of a Farmers’ Almanac journal. She will receive 10 journals featuring her winning photo, and a free three-year subscription to the Farmers’ Almanac.

Congratulations, Dee!

Entry 9
Submitted by Dee Gillespe, Arden North Carolina

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.