Since George Washington was President of the U.S., folks have turned to The Old Farmer’s Almanac for homespun wit, tried-and-true advice, and remarkably accurate weather predictions.
Here is a collection of those classic, quirky, only-in-the-Almanac articles.
Weatherwise & Otherwise
Though our weather predictions are proven 80% accurate, these stories reveal that forecasting is still an imperfect science.
Unbelievable As It May Seem
Folklore often challenges our capacity to believe in the extraordinary. With these stories, temporarily set aside disbelief.
The True Stories Behind the History Stories
The Old Farmer’s Almanac is the oldest periodical in America, so naturally it has made its way into some famous hands.
Still Laughing After All These Years
Though the Almanac strives “to be useful with a pleasant degree of humor”, sometimes we reverse the equation!
How To Cure Whatever Ails You
In the folklore tradition, there is much wisdom—and superstition—about “cures.”
Enjoy more amusing articles from the Almanac archives.