National Farmer's Day! What's a typical day? Meet your American farmers

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Daily Newsletter for Friday, October 12, 2018


The farmer has to be an optimist or he wouldn't still be a farmer.
–Will Rogers (1879–1935)

Friday, October 12, 2018
285th day of the year

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National Farmer's Day!

National Farmer's Day
National Farmer’s Day, October 12, is a day to honor hardworking farmers throughout American history. Only 2 percent of us feed and sustain the rest of us. Let’s show farmers some love!


Superior eye protection

Melanin-infused sun lenses by ESP Eyewear offer you unrivaled defense against the sun’s harmful rays. They cut glare drastically, reducing eye fatigue, while increasing visual clarity and maintaining color balance.
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Meet Today's Small Farm

National Farmer's Day: Lettuce Love Farm
In tribute to National Farmer’s Day (October 12), meet today’s small farm—Lettuce Love Farm—and the two young farmers who independently own and run it!
The Almanac Garden Hod

Harvest and wash fruit and vegetables easily. Plus, enjoy hundreds of other uses! Each hod has the Almanac Sun logo burned into one side with a fire-heated branding iron.
The Story of an American Farm

The Story of One Small Farm in America
For Lauren Tyner, her passion for farming started with a goat. The now co-owner/-operator of Lettuce Love Farm, a small farm in Carnation, Washington, was earning a degree in communications when she was invited by a friend to milk a goat. “And, with that, I found out that I really liked milking goats,” says Lauren, now 27.
Decorative Thermometers

Choose from classic styles to songbird and flower designs!
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A Typical Day on the Farm?

National Farmer's Day: A Typical Day on the Farm
Ever wondered what’s involved in a typical day on a small farm? IS there a typical day when the weather’s always changing?
Handcare Caddies

A silver-toned caddy holding luxurious foaming hand soap and rich lotion together in one place. Very elegant, very convenient. Choose from different luxurious scents!
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Making Money on a Farm

National Farmer's Day: Making Money on the Farm
In honor of National Farmer’s Day (October 12), we ask the farmers how they make a living at farming—from getting produce to market to getting the word out!
Bright and Bold Umbrellas

These sturdy umbrellas come in several nature-inspired designs.