Folk Art

Giving Tuesday: The Weaving Cabin

Giving Tuesday: The Weaving Cabin

Most of you have probably heard about #GivingTuesday the past few years. #GivingTuesday is about more than just one day in December. It is not just about fundraising. It’s about people and their...
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Foxfire Magazine Fellowship 2019

Foxfire Magazine Fellowship 2019

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...
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Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas Crafts: Cinnamon Dough Ornaments

Christmas is only a week away! Time to start creating that cozy holiday atmosphere. What better way to do that than with these cinnamon dough ornaments, which will fill your home with a warm, spicy...
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Toppin’ the Tree: Rustic Christmas Star

Toppin’ the Tree: Rustic Christmas Star

Another handmade decoration for your rustic Christmas tree! In Appalachia, trees were decorated with things made from easily-accessible resources, such as popcorn garland, scraps of fabric, or...
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Christmas Crafts: Handmade Garland

Christmas Crafts: Handmade Garland

Are you picking out your Christmas tree this weekend? Try out this simple festive garland, inspired by stories of handmade decorations from A Foxfire Christmas.   Christmas Tree Garland Supplies...
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The Science of Nature

The Science of Nature

Science was the focus on Friday, September 28, during a yarn dyeing demonstration with weaver Sharon Grist and her apprentice Amber. They had two dyes to try: yellow-orange cosmos flowers from the...
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Foxfire Fellows 2018

Foxfire Fellows 2018

Somehow, the summer has evaporated and school has begun. With the beginning of the fall semester, our talented magazine students have left the land to return to the classroom. Over the course of...
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