Recognized for generations by its familiar yellow cover, The Old Farmer’s Almanac is back for 2017 with its signature mix of timeless wisdom and timely predictions. Chock-full of useful information and classic wit, this edition features home hints, garden advice, fascinating facts, tips for outdoors enthusiasts, and recipes, plus its famous 80 percent accurate weather forecasts. (Using a secret formula based on sunspots, weather patterns and meteorology, the almanac points to a milder-than-normal winter in the southwestern half of the country, with a warmer-than-normal summer in most areas, except the heartland and the Southeast.) The Old Farmer’s Almanac is one of America’s favorite traditions!
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published useful information for people in all walks of life: tide tables for those who live near the ocean; sunrise tables and planting charts for those who live on the farm; recipes for those who live in the kitchen; and forecasts for those who need weather Forcasts.
The The Old Farmer’s Almanac 2017: Special Anniversary Edition (Old Farmer’s Almanac) is a reference book that contains weather forecasts, tide tables, planting charts, astronomical data, recipes, and articles on a number of topics including gardening, sports, astronomy and farming. The book also features anecdotes and a section that predicts trends in fashion, food, home décor, technology and living for the coming year.
Released the second Tuesday in September of the year prior to the year printed on its cover, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published continuously since 1792, making it the oldest continuously published periodical in North America.
“Our main endeavour is to be useful, but with a pleasant degree of humor.” – Almanac’s founder, Robert B. Thomas
In recent years, The Old Farmer’s Almanac line of products—always with an eye on Mr. Thomas’s wise words about keeping things fun and practical— have been expanded so that now we produce many calendars, cookbooks, journals, the All-Season Garden Guide, music CDs, and many handy reference charts.