Long-Range Forecast: 200 Years In, Farmers’ Almanac Is Here To Stay

Long-Range Forecast: 200 Years In, Farmers’ Almanac Is Here To Stay

OK, so you’re not a farmer. But do you like gardening? Astronomy? Cooking? How about “smart living”? If you said yes to any of those questions, then the Farmers’ Almanac may be for you after all.

The venerable compendium of weather, wit and wisdom — which is out August 15 — celebrates its 200th edition this year. Morning Shift talks to editor Peter Geiger about the long-range forecast for the Chicago region, the almanac’s family history and how it’s staying current on social media.