Celebrating 225 Years!

What's Inside Our Special 225th Anniversary Issue?


Famous Friends, Behind-the-Scenes History, Helpful Tips, and More!

In the 2017 edition, we celebrate the Almanac’s unprecedented legacy, with …

  • Tributes from the current U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
  • Founder Robert B. Thomas’s story, with reproduced pages from the first edition.
  • Almanac moments in history: the snow-in-summer forecast, the Lincoln defense, the weather omission, the German spy plot, the JFK assassination hint, and more!
  • Famous names from business, media, politics, arts, and more (former governor Bill Richardson, author Jodi Picoult, and National Black Farmers Association president John W. Boyd Jr., among them) share what they like most (and least) in the Almanac and divulge their personal weather forecasting methods.
  • Speaking of the weather: The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac releases its famous long-range predictions for the year.
  • Plus, all of the astronomical tables and sky events, calendars and holidays, gardening charts and tips, feature stories, folklore, and so much more that folks have come to love!

Join in the celebration! Look inside the special 225th anniversary edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac!