Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon in Halifax, NS, 18 Sept 2013 (The Weather Network)

Harvest Moon in Halifax, NS, 18 Sept 2013 (The Weather Network)

The Harvest Moon – the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox – appeared last night.

According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the Harvest Moon got its name because it marked a time when the corn was to be harvested.

At the peak of harvest, before tractor lights, farmers worked by the the light of the moon to gather their crops.

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