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Travels with Foxfire

Phil Hudgins

Travels with Foxfire

stories of people, passions, and practices from Southern Appalachia

by Phil Hudgins

  • 3 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country life,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Interviews,
  • Civilization,
  • Handicraft

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips
    ContributionsPhillips, Jessica, 1998- interviewer, Foxfire Fund
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF106 .H83 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 314 pages
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26966597M
    ISBN 100525436294
    ISBN 109780525436294
    LC Control Number2017056227
    OCLC/WorldCa1014104989

    “Travels With Foxfire” is a series of interviews and the product of many miles behind the wheel. The authors present stories of, among others, guitar pickers, game wardens, hunters, and politicians from tiny towns and counties.   Travels with Foxfire carries on the tradition [of the original Foxfire project] and provides a bridge to a more modern-day way of life. Such stories as the revival and restoration of a drive-in theater in Rabun County, Georgia, give both a feel for the drive-in theater that was and an enjoyable story about how this entertainment venue can be revitalized and expanded to fulfill other local 3/4(4).

      Since , the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home. &#; &#; Across more than thirty . Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia Phil Hudgins and Jessica Phillips. Anchor, $ trade paper (p) ISBN

    Recipe by the Book: A Taste of Appalachia—Cabbage Casserole from Travels with Foxfire and Further Reading. Southern Appalachia is home to the Great Smoky Mountains, bluegrass, and stock-car racing. It is a place steeped in the traditions of folklore, bootlegging, folk art, and the old way of doing things.   Erika of MobileBrochure’s Smoky Mountain Explorer shares her fun experiences and travels at Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park! Watch as she zips in the air on the Goliath, the second highest zipline in America, climbs the Gorilla climbing wall, takes a scenic canopy tour, crosses the longest swinging bridge in America, and ends the day with a refreshing soft and hard cider, brewed .


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Sincethe Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home/5(26).

'Travels With Foxfire' spends most of the book recounting the lives of different people that had and still have made a difference in this region's history.

This is so important since without 'Travels With Foxfire' is a lovely addition to the Foxfire series of books/5. Collected and written by Phil Hudgins and former Foxfire student Jessica Phillips, Travels with Foxfire is a collection of more than thirty essays, through which we discover the secret origins of stock car racing, the story behind the formation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the vanishing art of gathering wild ginseng, and the recipes of an award-winning cookbook writer.

Along with our own bestselling series of The Foxfire Books and our companion titles, such as our cookbooks and winemaking book, we also carry a number of titles covering a range of topics related to the Foxfire mission.

Additionally, we carry titles from local authors and/or organizations who have partnered with Foxfire or worked with Foxfire to inform their works.

Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia (Foxfire Series) - Kindle edition by Inc. Foxfire Fund. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Travels with Foxfire: Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia (Foxfire Series)/5(31).

Unfortunately, Travels is lacking in some respects. The detailed descriptions of how to create things is often missing.

While Travels devotes eight pages to a few stories about moonshining episodes, The Foxfire Book (volume one of the original series) spends 45 pages (complete with photos and diagrams) on the construction and operation of a Author: Foxfire Fund Inc.

About Travels with Foxfire. Sincethe Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers.

In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home.

‘Travels With Foxfire’ Review: Like They Do in the Mountains A journey around Appalachia introduces us to a number of interesting people Reviews: 9. Interest in Appalachian culture is at an all-time high. Sincethe Foxfire books have collected the oral history, crafts, and customs that define life in the Appalachian Mountains.

This 16th book in the series captures the music, the history, the food (and drink!) and especially the stories of men and women throughout the region. Make Offer - The Foxfire Book 10 Eliot Wigginton Sets Homesteading Survival Railroad Art Lot Of 2 Vintage FOXFIRE BOOKS 1 And 2 Survival-Cabin-Simple Living Off-Grid $ 1d 17h.

The first Foxfire book, which paid homage to the ways, both peculiar and smart, of the Appalachians, was published in Since then, it has sold over a million copies between 12 primary volumes Author: Ronda Rich. In the midst of the Coronavirus Crisis, I’ve decided to use my time wisely and study the Foxfire book series.

I’ll be posting about what I learn and try from the books. My great grandmother grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains in Eastern Kentucky. I used to love the stories of how she grew up. TRAVELS WITH FOXFIRE. Stories of People, Passions, and Practices from Southern Appalachia. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

“It’s a bit daunting, even for a native son, to sit down and try to define Southern Appalachia,” author Phil Hudgins writes in the introduction to his new book “Travels with Foxfire Author: Joshua Silavent. ‘Travels With Foxfire’ spends most of the book recounting the lives of different people that had and still have made a difference in this region’s history.

This is so important since without this effort, much of this history could be lost. Reading the story of Dori Sanders was like sitting down and reminiscing with an old neighbor.

Light-hearted proof that some of the old idiosyncratic spirit [of Appalachia] remains To this day, I feel sure that if I found myself alone in the mountains with nothing but a hatchet, a dutch oven and a copy of The Foxfire Book, I'd have a pretty good chance to survive Price: $ The Foxfire magazine began inwritten and published as a quarterly American magazine by students at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School, a private secondary education school located in the U.S.

state of the time Foxfire began, Rabun Gap Nacoochee School was also operating as a public secondary education school for students who were residents of northern Rabun County, r: Eliot Wigginton. I have a book coming out with Penguin – a 20th anniversary edition of my first book – so Tink thought it was an advance copy.

Puzzled, I shook my head. “No, this isn’t mine. It’s too early.” I tore it open and pulled a paperback out with the title: “Travels With Foxfire, Stories, People, Passions and Practices from Southern.

Now, in the latest Foxfire book, Travels With Foxfire: People, Passions, and Practices From Southern Appalachia by Phil Hudgins and Jessica Phillips, we find southern Appalachia in some ways identical to what it once was and in others completely altered — by years passed, by a people working to reclaim their own narratives, by cultural shifts Author: Beth Ward.

Sincethe Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home.

Review: Travels with Foxfire. InThe Foxfire Book became the first in a series of anthologies compiling articles from the magazine, which cover everything from how to build a log cabin to wine making.

Today, there are a dozen books in the Foxfire series, as well as numerous companion books, preserving and celebrating the culture of.That’s where Travels with Foxfire and the Foxfire Foundation come in. This latest book in the series introduces readers to stories of Appalachian life from various people, including author Jessica Phillips’s own grandmother, Lazell Vinson, who cooked at the historic Dillard House —a family-owned boardinghouse and restaurant famous for.

Sincethe Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips travel from Georgia to the Carolinas, Tennessee to Kentucky, collecting the stories of the men and women who call the region home.