The Foxfire has a great insight into what was common place in the 19th century. Those practices were handed down and practically taught to each generation as a way of life. To most, even the concept is lost on the majority of people. There are many resources that are out there i.e. Mother Earth News ( one of my favorites), Grit, and of course the net. The best resource is the aging America, the things that our aging seniors can tell us is invaluable. My mother passed away last year at 91 and I enjoyed talks with her in the last years, of her childhood on the farm.Welcome Juplanter! Like what's in the Foxfire books?