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
We are back from a short break with our first episode of season 2! Join us as we talk about the Flu Epidemic of 1918. This global pandemic had devastating effects, even in the mountains of Appalachia. Listen to clips from contacts Ethel Corn, Lawton Brooks, and...
Last year, while watching Ashley York and Sally Rubin’s film Hillbilly about mainstream representations of Appalachia, I was struck by how much of my self-identification and perspective of Appalachia was formed not by my friends, family, neighbors, and communities,...
If you’ve been following us on social media, you probably already know that we are knee-deep in redesigning several exhibit spaces throughout the museum campus, including a formerly closed-off room in the Moore House. The Moore House is a dog-trot style cabin, with...