Today is St. Patrick’s Day. Here are some fun facts about the holiday from our newsletter editor Donna Avina! Did you know…? Blue was the original color associated with St. Patrick, not green. St. Patrick’s Day is the traditional day to plant peas. Cabbage seeds should also be planted today, while you wear your nightclothes;…

As you may know, today is Groundhog Day. But what is the history of this strange holiday? Find out in this story reprinted from our February newsletter! by Donna Avina February 2 is Candlemas Day. For centuries farmers in France, England, and Germany studied the habits of animals such as bears and badgers, to help…

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