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
Another handmade decoration for your rustic Christmas tree! In Appalachia, trees were decorated with things made from easily-accessible resources, such as popcorn garland, scraps of fabric, or things found in nature, like pine cones. As Foxfire contact Hubert Hooper...read more
Are you picking out your Christmas tree this weekend? Try out this simple festive garland, inspired by stories of handmade decorations from A Foxfire Christmas. Christmas Tree Garland Supplies Needed: Jute twine or yarn Fabric strips or a wide ribbon Scissors...read more
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen... The first World War finally came to a close. November 11, 2018 marks the centennial of the end of the Great War that radically altered the...read more