Education

Woodstove Cooking Class: Mayo Magic

Woodstove Cooking Class: Mayo Magic

During this time of quarantine, we are bringing you simple bake-along recipes from The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery that can be cooked on a woodstove, like we do here at the center, or on...
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How to Do Oral History

How to Do Oral History

Many of you have asked about what oral history is and how to do it. Here is a quick video on the basics of conducting an oral history. These are great projects for kids, and can be done over the...
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Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs

Naturally-Dyed Easter Eggs

Before clothing companies, back when people still had to make and sew their own clothing, people used natural dyes to color fabric. A similar process can be used to dye Easter eggs! If you didn’t...
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Family Foraging Walk

Family Foraging Walk

Join herbalist and chef Cara-Lee Langston of Wildcraft Kitchen for a special spring foraging hike just for families! Included with general admission to the museum. No registration necessary.
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More Activities for Kids!

More Activities for Kids!

Spring break is over, but quarantine continues. Looking for more activities for your kids? Try out these heritage-focused activities! For more learning opportunities, check out our education page,...
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Intro to Yarn Spinning

This 6-hour class taught by Foxfire’s resident weaver, Sharon Grist, will include instruction on different fibers and their characteristics and practical applications of carding, drafting, and...
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Woodstove Cooking Class: Custard Pie

Woodstove Cooking Class: Custard Pie

During this time of quarantine, we are bringing you simple bake-along recipes from The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery that can be cooked on a woodstove, like we do here at the center, or on...
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