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
"It Still Lives, Part 1" Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith take you on a journey through Southern Appalachia heritage using stories, songs, and more from the Foxfire archives. This pilot episode explores storytelling and the role of folklore in the mountains. Featuring...read more
It's that time again! We are now accepting applications for our summer magazine program! The Foxfire Fellowship is an eight-week, intensive fellowship for up 10 high-school-aged students living in Rabun County, with extracurricular projects throughout the academic...read more
Foxfire’s resident weaver and teacher, Sharon Grist, has worked with many looms in her more than forty years of experience in the craft. This week, she sized up an especially curious piece of equipment and explained how it was acquired, speculated on its history, and...read more