If Peter Geiger hadn’t become the seventh editor of the world-famous Farmers’ Almanac, he would have wanted to write a syndicated column offering handy, time saving household hints. Luckily for famous hint maven Heloise, Peter’s fate was sealed from an early age. His father, longtime editor Ray Geiger, began priming him for editorship at the tender age of 7. In the mid-1970s, shortly after graduating from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration, Peter began working under his father as Associate Editor. He assisted with 16 editions, finally taking over as Editor in 1994, when the elder Geiger passed the mantle to him after 60 consecutive years at the post. Since then, Peter has tried to keep the Farmers’ Almanac focused on the theme of "keeping life simple." Peter has been a tireless champion of public education for more than 20 years. In 1987, he founded an Adopt-A-School program with his neighborhood elementary school, and has since spurred other businesses in his home state of Maine to follow suit. He has been nationally recognized for his contributions to education, most notably receiving President George H.W. Bush’s 618th "Point of Light" award in 1991.Peter also serves as Executive Vice President of Geiger, his family’s fourth generation promotional products company. The Lewiston, Maine-based business is the largest privately owned company in the promotional advertising industry, and the exclusive distributor of the Farmers’ Almanac. He also works closely with the production crew at Farmers’ Almanac TV, serving as an Executive Producer and Farmers’ Almanac Facts Spokesperson on the show.
Farmers' Almanac 2009by Peter Geiger
Every year since 1818, the Farmers' Almanac has been sought after for its long-range weather predictions, practical gardening and household advice, fishing tips, astronomical data and articles on ways to conserve time, energy, and the earth. The Farmers' Almanac has spanned three centuries as North America's most timeless, trusted, and treasured publication. The
Every year since 1818, the Farmers' Almanac has been sought after for its long-range weather predictions, practical gardening and household advice, fishing tips, astronomical data and articles on ways to conserve time, energy, and the earth. The Farmers' Almanac has spanned three centuries as North America's most timeless, trusted, and treasured publication. The Farmers' Almanac is the only source for 16 full months of amazingly accurate long-range weather predictions for the United States and Canada. Readers say our annual forecasts are 80-85% accurate. Farmers' Almanac is North America' favorite almanac with a total annual distribution of more than 2.6 million copies, and readership of nearly 7 million! It is an annual bestseller online, at bookstores, grocery stores, discount stores, and other retail outlets around the country. Major stores include Borders, Barnes & Noble, Wal-Mart, Dollar General Stores, CVS, Walgreen's, and others. Farmers' Almanac, with an orange and green cover, is the only Almanac to have its own video and television programming arm. Farmers' Almanac TV was formed in 2003 to produce material taken from and inspired by the Farmers' Almanac for television, Internet, and new media distribution. The Farmers' Almanac is the guide to resourceful living.
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