Every year, The Old Farmer’s Almanac holds an essay contest with cash prizes.
The 2017 Essay Contest
The next essay contest will be announced when The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac is published in August/September, 2016. Stay tuned to enter!
Past Essay Contest Winners
Click below to enjoy past winning essays. They are so many inspiring and often heartfelt essays from Almanac readers.
Winners of the 2015 Essay Contest: My Best Car Story
Winners of the 2014 Essay Contest: My Most Unusual Coincidence
Winners of the 2013 Essay Contest: My Funniest Family Moment
Winners of the 2012 Essay Contest: How The Old Farmer’s Almanac Has Influenced My Life
Winners of the 2011 Essay Contest: My Best Original Money-Saving Habit
Winners of the 2010 Essay Contest: The Kindest Thing Anyone Ever Did for Me
Winners of the 2009 Essay Contest: My Pet’s Best Trick Ever
All the best if you enter your own essay! Explore and enter all of our Almanac contests here.