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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac
healthy foods

Spectacular Spuds!

Spectacular Spuds!

The common potato is packed full of nutrients. Try some of these palette pleasing potato recipes!

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Appetizing Avocados

Appetizing Avocados

Creamy, flavor-filled avocados are as nutritious as they are delicious! Learn more about this irresistible superfood!

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What the Heck are Chia Seeds?

What the Heck are Chia Seeds?

Chia seeds are all the rage among health food aficionados, but what the heck are they? Do they come from Chia Pets? Find out!

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Healthier Thanksgiving Alternatives

Healthier Thanksgiving Alternatives

Whether you’re avoiding meat, sugar, or excess fat, you’ll be thankful for these healthier Thanksgiving recipes!

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Kickstart Your Immune System!

Kickstart Your Immune System!

Put these wellness tips into practice to help boost your body’s immune system and decrease your vulnerability to sickness.

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Liver: Love It or Leave It?

Liver: Love It or Leave It?

Is liver actually good for you? Find out!

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Are You Bananas About Bananas?

Are You Bananas About Bananas?

If so, you’re not alone! Learn more about America’s favorite fruit!

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Cooking with Care: Recipes for Caregivers

Cooking with Care: Recipes for Caregivers

Try these healthy alternatives to traditional recipes for aging parents or grandparents!

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Wake Up! These Foods Can Help!

Wake Up! These Foods Can Help!

Feeling run-down? Don’t reach for the coffee; open your fridge and try these energy-boosting foods!

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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.