Contests

Cash Prizes From The Old Farmer's Almanac

Feeling lucky? Below are The Old Farmer’s Almanac annual essay and recipe contests—and other seasonal contests.

2019 Almanac Recipe Contest

Got a great recipe using pasta that’s loved by family and friends? It could win!

Cash prizes are awarded to the best recipes that use pasta as an ingredient. First place wins $300; second prize wins $200; third prize wins $100.

Enter the 2019 recipe contest

Also, see winning recipes from past years.

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2019 Almanac Essay Contest

We all know that kids can say the most surprising, unexpected, and amusing things!  

Share your thoughts on the subject “Kids Say The Funniest Things” in 200 words or less.

Cash prizes are awarded to the best essays. First place wins $300; second prize wins $200; third prize wins $100.

Enter your essay here.

Also, see winning essays from past years.

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2018 Garden Guide Recipe Contest

This contest closed on August 1, 2018. We’ll announce the winners in The 2019 Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Guide.

In the meantime, see winning recipes from past Garden Guide recipe contests.

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