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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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What The Heck Is Matcha?

What The Heck Is Matcha?

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How Did Your Sandwich Become A Hero?

Here’s a breakdown of regional differences in these all-American favorites, including what to call them, wherever you are!

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11 Foods That Curb Hunger

11 Foods That Curb Hunger

Learn which nutritional multi-taskers help keep you satisfied and on track with your healthy eating and weight loss efforts.

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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.