• Pear Month: Many fruits are out of season during the winter months. Pears are available fresh during this time. (Pear Trivia & Facts)
VARIABLE DATE EVENTS
Winter Solstice: Winter begins in the Northern Hemisphere, Summer begins in the Southern Hemisphere. (Dec 21 or 22: Dec 21, 2017) "Now commences the long winter evening around the farmer's hearth, when the thoughts of the indwellers travel far abroad, and men are by nature and necessity charitable and liberal to all creatures. Now is the happy resistance to cold, when the farmer reaps his reward, and thinks of his preparedness for winter…" Henry David Thoreau, 'A Winter Walk'