Author: Foxfire Fund
First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia’s philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.
In the eighth volume of the series celebrates the artistic and skillful heritage of Appalachia by exploring southern folk pottery from pug mills, ash glazes, and groundhog kilns to face jugs, churns and roosters, as well as mule swapping, chicken fighting, and more. Also included are a variety of the kind of spirited firsthand narrative accounts from Appalachian community members that exemplify the Foxfire style.