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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Make Sun Tea This Summer!

Make Sun Tea This Summer!

Sun Tea easy to make, and best of all, no stove required! We show you how to select the best container, water, and tea varieties for the safest, most perfect Sun brew!

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Why Are They Called “Dog Days” of Summer?

Why Are They Called “Dog Days” of Summer?

Where did the term come from? And what does it have to do with dogs? Find out!

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Canada Day 2015 Forecast

Canada Day 2015 Forecast

July 1 is Canada Day! Before you make your holiday plans, be sure to read our forecast first!

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Learning Every Day

Learning Every Day

June 19th is National Summer Learning Day! Get some ideas on how your kids can stay busy — and keep learning — all summer long!

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Your 2015 Beach Forecast

Your 2015 Beach Forecast

When are the best days to hit the beach this season? Check out our list and make plans to head to the shore!

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Canadian Farmers’ Almanac’s Summer Forecast: Move Over Shivery, Get Ready For Sizzlery 

After one of the most memorable winters, with record-breaking snowfall totals, shivery conditions across much of Canada, and a slow start to spring, many are now yearning for summer. But how hot will it be?

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10 Ways to Say Goodbye to Summer

10 Ways to Say Goodbye to Summer

With one week left of summer 2014, here’s a list of 10 things we’d like to and need to do before fall officially starts.

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Favorite Summer Memories

Favorite Summer Memories

Lightning bugs, ice cream trucks, watermelon seed spitting … check out some of our web visitors’ childhood summertime memories.

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Will The Weather Cooperate For Canada Day?

Will The Weather Cooperate For Canada Day?

Get the forecast for Canada Day here!

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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.