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Calling All Educators!
May 18th, 2022

Calling All Educators!

Attention herb schools, sex educators, wild skills guides, professors, and radical teachers of all stripes! Does your program currently have a recommended/required reading list? Firestorm would love to connect with you!

Book Bans and School Libraries
Apr 5th, 2022

Book Bans and School Libraries

Last week we shipped a box of free books to Tuscola High School! We initially reached out to the school’s library after seeing a story about administrators removing Nic Stone's Dear Martin—a novel about police violence—from a 10th grade class.

We <3 Community Events!
Mar 25th, 2022

We <3 Community Events!

Regularly scheduled book clubs hosted by community organizers are an exciting recent development at Firestorm. We’re deeply committed to keeping these events free and accessible.

New Sections!
Mar 10th, 2022

New Sections!

You asked and we made it happen! We are very excited to introduce two new sections: Disability & Chronic Illness and Madness & Neurodiversity.

Read Books, Raise Roofs!
Mar 1st, 2022

Read Books, Raise Roofs!

This weekend, we're teaming up with Community Housing Coalition (CHC) of Madison County to raise money for rural housing improvements! Ten percent of every sale online or...

Save 10% + Get Free Shipping!
Feb 27th, 2022

Save 10% + Get Free Shipping!

Want to support us from a distance, but don’t know how? Here’s your sign and a reminder that Firestorm Community Sustainers receive 10% off purchases (in-store...

Masks (Still) Required
Feb 18th, 2022

Masks (Still) Required

This week Buncombe County dropped its indoor mask mandate, following a nationwide trend, but we don’t take health advice from politicians and we don’t wear masks because they told us to.

Winter Closure
Feb 1st, 2022

Winter Closure

Firestorm is taking a winter break! Next Monday, February 7th, will be your last chance to shop in person, pick up orders, or sneak in an online order to be shipped, until we reopen on Thursday, February 17th.

Free PPE & Rapid Tests!
Jan 27th, 2022

Free PPE & Rapid Tests!

Like everyone, we've been having a hard time finding the quality masks and rapid tests we need to keep our staff safe during this latest surge. So when we realized we could...

No Regulation of Mutual Aid
Jan 25th, 2022

No Regulation of Mutual Aid

Any attempt by government to regulate sharing food and care with your neighbors is a step away from solidarity and mutual aid, a step towards surveillance and control. We've seen how this city uses seemingly regulation to exert power over our community.

2021 Holiday Hours
Dec 19th, 2021

2021 Holiday Hours

Our co-op will be extending hours during the week of December 20th to accommodate visitors on Tuesday and Wednesday and later shopping throughout the week.

2021 Bestsellers & Collective Picks
Dec 8th, 2021

2021 Bestsellers & Collective Picks

Coming off the wildest year of our lives, 2021 felt comparatively uneventful. Although we started off with high uncertainty and the threat of societal collapse—and...