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.
The fifth Foxfire volume celebrates the survival techniques and resourceful heritage of Appalachia including topics such as rain-making, blacksmithing, bear hunting, flintlock rifles, and more. Also included are a variety of the kind of spirited firsthand narrative accounts from Appalachian community members that exemplify the Foxfire style.