Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

You heard right – we’re very excited to announce a full slate of Heritage Skills class offerings for 2018! We’ve been (somewhat) quietly testing the waters with a handful of...
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Notes From the Land: Meet Kami Ahrens

Notes From the Land: Meet Kami Ahrens

Just as the turning leaves in the trees began to paint the mountains, I made my journey from Lincoln, Nebraska down to Mountain City to start as the Assistant Curator and Education Outreach...
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Autumnal Renewal: Notes From The Land

Autumnal Renewal: Notes From The Land

The cats at my house are all out of sorts. Instead of their usual complaints of empty bowls resonating through the house at 4 am, the cats are now howling at 2 am. Not sure how a one hour time...
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Calling All Mountaineers!

Calling All Mountaineers!

Yes, it is upon us! The 2017 Foxfire Mountaineer Festival is mere days away and the office is buzzing with anxiety excitement! As this is my first Mountaineer Festival as Foxfire’s executive...
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Fall Intern: Audrey Thomas

Fall Intern: Audrey Thomas

We are just about a week away from the autumnal equinox, though the weather here has been flirting with cooler temperatures for nearly a month. There is something absolutely wondrous about the fall....
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… and then it was just dark

… and then it was just dark

During my 20-minute presentation on “Folklore of the Eclipse” I posed the question, “What folklore will come of this event?” The question was prompted by the phenomenon of...
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