In the late 1960's, Eliot Wigginton and his students created the magazine Foxfire in an effort to record and preserve the traditional folk culture of the Southern Appalachians. This is the original book compilation of Foxfire material which introduces Aunt Arie and her contemporaries and includes log cabin building, hog dressing, snake lore, mountain crafts and food, and "other affairs of plain living." --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
The series of Foxfire Books give the reader a great insight into life in the lower Appalachian Region. Read morePublished on March 14 2012 by Onaping Traveller
For generations people of the Appalachia have been practicing sustainable lifestyles. This entire collection of Foxfire books gives details on how to live with the land and... Read morePublished on March 31 2003 by Ralph W. SCHARDT
I am so pleased this book was published. Some of my relatives and their friends are in it and it brings back such wonderful childhood memories of those times in Dillard and the... Read morePublished on July 8 2000 by Janet Alberts
I found this book to be very informative about the "old-ways" of doing many things. There are things that my grandmother did, such as the planting by signs, weaning... Read morePublished on June 4 1999