Corn Moon, harvesting corn, cornbread

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, September 6, 2017

corn harvest

Through sunny days and yellow weeks,
With clouds that melt in tears,
The glory of the harvest speaks
In all the silken ears
–J. Hazard Hartzell (1830–90)


Wednesday, September 6, 2017
249th day of the year

Jane Curtin (actress) was born on this day in 1947.
Luciano Pavarotti (opera singer) died on this day in 2007.



Full Corn Moon Facts

Full Moon for September 2019
The full Moon for September 2019 is once again the “Harvest Moon.” See what this means—plus, Moon phase dates, Best Days by the Moon, folklore, and more!


Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder Lid

Turn any standard Mason jar into a toothbrush and toothpaste holder, or use it to hold other items around the craft room or kitchen. Aluminum lid is food safe, dishwasher safe, and will not rust. Jar and accessories are not included. This lid fits any standard Mason jar.
Harvesting Corn

Sweet corn is an annual crop with yellow, white, or bi-colored ears. A long, frost-free growing season is necessary. Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest corn in your garden.
Metal Wind Spinners

Features a deep, colorful finish that pulses and glitters with sunshine and wind. The effect is mesmerizing!
Preserve Food Safely

Preserving Your Harvest Safely
Millions of Americans will can, freeze, dry, pickle, and ferment the abundance of summer fruits and vegetables from their home gardens and local farms. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to keep your hard-earned harvest safe to eat.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
Best Corn Bread

Entirely Too Rich Corn Bread

“I seldom use boxed mixes, but for this, my sister Joanne's decadently delicious corn bread, I make an exception.

Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 42% ($5 off) Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
Humor Me

Redefining Words, an Unfair Duel, and More Humor
It’s time for another edition of “Humor Me” from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Consider yourself warned.
The Jeffersonian Rain Gauge

Inspired by Thomas Jefferson’s affinity for invention, this unique device uses a float and lever design to measure up to 5 inches of rain or sprinkler water.