Folk Craft

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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It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 3

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 3

Hosts Kami Ahrens and TJ Smith introduce you to Aunt Arie Carpenter, one of Foxfire’s most visited contacts. This episode features clips from the first recorded interview at Arie’s house...
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Spring Intern: Chelsea Flowers

Spring Intern: Chelsea Flowers

As we say goodbye to yet another intern, we asked our spring intern Chelsea Flowers to sum up her experiences at Foxfire.  I feel like I just got here! The reality is, it’s been four months and...
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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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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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