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COVID-19 and Our Co-operative
Mar 12th, 2020

COVID-19 and Our Co-operative

At our weekly meetings, there's been a lot of discussion about how to mitigate risk and practice mutual aid. Like many retail and service workers we are financially at risk, personally and collectively.

Organic Growers Sale!
Mar 11th, 2020

Organic Growers Sale!

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, our co-op is marking down gardening and farming titles by 20% to 50% through the end of the week! This selection of 50+ titles includes books recommended as essential reading by Organic Growers School instructors.

Seeking a Community Loan
Jan 12th, 2020

Seeking a Community Loan

Firestorm is looking for a community member who can make a friendly but formal loan to our co-operative. This year we will have been on Haywood Road for five years, which...

2019 Bestsellers & Collective Picks
Dec 16th, 2019

2019 Bestsellers & Collective Picks

This year sometimes felt like an unwanted gift that just kept on giving – a constant barrage of right-wing gains, escalating crises, and exhausting political...

New Shirt Preorders
Oct 30th, 2019

New Shirt Preorders

This Fall, we're printing new shirts with a design we're really excited about—a gorgon (perhaps Medusa herself?) reading a book. Although these new shirts won't be available on our shelves until the end of November, we want you to buy one now!

Support Incarcerated Readers!
Sep 10th, 2019

Support Incarcerated Readers!

Asheville Prison Books is starting a correspondence book club with folks at facilities across NC. Help make it possible by purchasing a copy of "Fire on the Mountain" for one of their 10 registered participants!

2019 Sustainers Drive
Sep 1st, 2019

2019 Sustainers Drive

Every year our co-operative does a sustainers drive with the goal of securing commitments from community members to help us underwrite grassroots community work for another...

Bookstores Against Borders
Jul 1st, 2019

Bookstores Against Borders

On July 5th-7th we'll join indie bookshops across the country for #BookstoresAgainstBorders by donating 10% of all sales to RAICES and CIMA. Not able to drop by or prefer to support immigrants' rights with a direct donation? You can contribute online!

Prison Abolition Is Reproductive Justice
May 30th, 2019

Prison Abolition Is Reproductive Justice

It feels like the fight over reproductive rights has reached a crescendo, with seventeen states approving abortion bans since January. These restrictions...

Happy Beltane, International Workers Day
Apr 29th, 2019

Happy Beltane, International Workers Day

Leigh Hunt, the English essayist of the 19th century, wrote that May Day is "the union of the two best things in the world, the love of nature, and the love of each other."...

Sometimes We Win  ;)
Apr 1st, 2019

Sometimes We Win ;)

April at Firestorm brings new opportunities for community involvement! Find out about two new programs plus the latest (conclusive!) development in our fight with the City of Asheville.

A Radical Bookstore in Southern Appalachia
Feb 15th, 2019

A Radical Bookstore in Southern Appalachia

We were interviewed for a profile in Literary Hub. Read all about our favorite books, how we sneak feminism into your reading list, and our fantasy plan to open an anarchist laundromat!