The Foxfire Vision
Foxfire is a nationally-recognized heritage preservation organization and a model for how learner-centered education enriches students and their communities and builds connections across generations.
The Foxfire Mission
Foxfire’s mission is to preserve the diverse traditions of Southern Appalachia and advance the understanding and appreciation of cultural heritage through public programs, publications, and learner-centered education.
Books, Magazines, Handmade Soaps & more!
Check out our online museum store for Foxfire books, magazines, locally-made goods, and more! Delve into over 50 years of Appalachian culture and heritage through our publications, support Foxfire artisans by purchasing traditionally-made products, or show your love of Foxfire with a t-shirt, sticker, and other Foxfire-branded goods.
Journal & Recent News
With the recent passing of Foxfire magazine contact Doug Adams (Spring/Summer 2018), we asked his daughter and former Foxfire student Allison Adams to share some reflections on his life and legacy. If he couldn’t be standing in a trout stream, my dad’s favorite place...read more
Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith indulge in their love of cast iron and wood stove cooking! Featuring interviews from Addie Norton, Lola Cannon, Bessie Underwood, and Sharon Stiles, this episode looks at cooking before electricity and gas and introduces you to the...read more
With the Fourth of July only a week away, most of us are starting to plan our annual barbecue. What better way to celebrate than with a nice cold bowl of ice cream? The ultimate summer treat, ice cream is now readily available thanks to refrigeration. But before...read more