Farmers' Almanac TV: Bringing a 200-year-old brand into the Digital Age

June 06, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
(SAVANNAH, GA) Magnolia Manor on the Coast welcomes Bill Chisholm, CEO/President of Farmers' Almanac TV as guest speaker for its Renaissance Lecture Series.

Chisholm will talk about how he transformed the 189-year old Farmers' Almanac publication into a highly successful nationwide public television show, Farmers' Almanac TV, and his plans to distribute Farmers' Almanac TV programming to other media platforms, like cable, IPTV and Internet Television.

"The time is right," Chisholm said. "Conservation has become the critical issue of our age. So our spectacular content is more relevant and in demand than ever," he said

Now in its second season, Farmers' Almanac TV is a 30-minute magazine-style series that captures the wit and wisdom of Farmers' Almanac. With a focus on sustainability and conservation, the shows compelling mix of stories covers fascinating personalities, unique events, and admirable endeavors from both familiar and unseen corners of the North American landscape. Peppered throughout are hints and tips spanning a dozen varied lifestyle categories - gardening, cooking, natural cures, weather, and others - taken straight from the pages of the Farmers' Almanac.

The show from video also appears on the Internet's most visited weather site, and is syndicated on many other Internet properties.

"Sync us, stream us, download us, log on and blog with us, or just simply watch,
Chisholm said. "Farmers' Almanac TV uses all media platforms to tune you into the earth, and uplift your spirit."

Magnolia Manor on the Coast invites the public to this Renaissance Lecture Series on June 14th at 5:30 p.m. Sessions are held monthly at no charge, however an RSVP is required. A light supper is provided free of charge. To RSVP call Julie Gartside at 912-756-4300.

Magnolia Manor on the Coast, located in Richmond Hill, is a non-profit, active, rental retirement community for seniors age 62 and older. It offers 120 one and two-bedroom apartment homes with full kitchens and patios. Located on 40 wooded acres, Magnolia Manor offers stimulating social and cultural activities and has amenities such as a wellness center with indoor exercise pool, barber and beauty salon, library and media center, game and activity rooms, three full-service dining rooms, as well as a formal parlor and chapel. Secure, safe and maintenance free, Magnolia Manor in Richmond Hill is a wonderful place to be. Now offering peace of mind with on-site assisted living. For more information or to request a brochure, please call (912) 756-4300.