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
Packing for the summer, I had no idea what adventures were waiting for me in Mountain City. I’m happy to report that this summer was filled with meaningful research, writing, and lots of “other duties as assigned.” One of the joys of working at Foxfire is that there’s...read more
As in, Brown University students Halle Fowler and Amelia Golcheski. Perhaps it was serendipity or just coincidence, but this summer we have the honor of hosting these two outstanding young scholars on The Land. If Halle looks familiar, it may be because she was one of...read more
The image of a local church nestled deep within the Appalachian Mountains, beloved by those in the community and serving as a site of local music and worship, is one of the most iconic buildings at Foxfire. As part of the NEH Challenge Grant awarded to Foxfire...read more