Raising baby chicks, stuck-at-home stories, natural cleaning tips

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, March 24, 2020


The Sun, midway upon his tireless march,
Eyes languidly the green earth's sleepy face.

–James Benjamin Kenyon (1858–1924)

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Find out who was born today.

The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Planner
Raising Baby Chicks

Raising Chickens 101: How to Raise Baby Chickens
Want to learn how to raise chicks? Here’s a beginner’s guide to bringing up baby, from purchasing baby chickens to keeping a happy coop.


There Is One Protein That Can Restart Your "Fat Burner", And No, It's Not Red Meat

Most Americans struggle with weight gain, junk food cravings, and even belly bloat. The blame is commonly pointed towards a bad metabolism, poor genetics, and even old age. A new breakthrough discovery shows that the real culprit is linked to one extremely common protein. Learn More >>

Small Garden Layouts

Small Vegetable Garden Plans and Layouts
How do you design a small vegetable garden? We’re here to help with complimentary small garden plans and layouts from our Almanac gardeners!
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

Stuck at home? Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities!

Free Stories for Children

40+ Stories and Activities for Kids
Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

Easy PB&J Bars

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

A classic combination kids love, these Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars are easy to make and perfect for an afternoon snack. Bake them with your family for an activity!

Garden Guide Online Edition

Enjoy instant access—from your tablet or computer! The Garden Guide’s large, full-color pages are loaded with “Purple Power” colorful choices for better health as well as general information, landscaping basics, the magic of mushrooms and easy DIY planting projects.
Spring Cleaning Naturally

Spring-Cleaning Naturally: 6 Ingredients
When it comes to spring-cleaning or any kind of housecleaning, I use an array of six admirably versatile natural cleaning products: vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice, salt, borax, wood ash.
Bold Kitchen Aprons

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.