Music

It Still Lives: Season 2, Shape Note Music

It Still Lives: Season 2, Shape Note Music

In Appalachia, shape-note singing dominated musical and religious groups. Shape-note music, often referred to by the song book used, such as Sacred Harp or Christian Harmony, uses different shapes,...
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Bonus Episode: Spring Gardening

Bonus Episode: Spring Gardening

After several requests for more information about gardening, we’ve put together a special bonus episode on traditional heirloom gardening practices, straight from the Foxfire archives.  ...
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Bonus Episode: Mountain Music

Bonus Episode: Mountain Music

In response to “social distancing,” we are putting together some special bonus episodes of our podcast, “It Still Lives.” The first of these is a Foxfire playlist—we’ve...
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It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 2

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 2

Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith share more content from the “It Still Lives” album off the Foxfire record. This episode explores mountain folk music, the origins of bluegrass instruments,...
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It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 1

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 1

“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...
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Shape Note Music in the Chapel

Shape Note Music in the Chapel

  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...
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Spend Summer on the Mountain!

Spend Summer on the Mountain!

Looking to provide your child with a memorable experience this summer? We are excited to announce that we will be offering two, week-long camp sessions this summer at Foxfire! Let your child...
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