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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...

Don't Blame Me, I Voted for Anti-Capitalism
Nov 13th, 2021

Don't Blame Me, I Voted for Anti-Capitalism

By now you've almost certainly heard all about the supply chain nightmare that is sure to ruin everyone's holiday shopping plans. Most of our fellow booksellers have been...

COVID Exposure Closure
Oct 6th, 2021

COVID Exposure Closure

Well, dang y’all. Despite a lot of caution, we just had our first COVID case at Firestorm. We will be closed through Thursday and have suspended in-person browsing at our store until the remainder of our staff has received a second negative lab test.

Banned Books Week
Sep 27th, 2021

Banned Books Week

It's #BannedBookWeek and we should talk more about this nation's largest book ban. Right now 2.3 million people confined by the U.S. prison system are subject to sweeping...

Sustainers Program Revamp
Aug 26th, 2021

Sustainers Program Revamp

Earlier this month we rolled out big changes to our Sustainers Program, with new tiers and perks via Patreon. This is a revamp that we've been planning for the last year,...

Policing Is Not the Solution
Jul 21st, 2021

Policing Is Not the Solution

An abridged version of this statement appears in today's Mountain Xpress. It was signed by 55+ local business owners and nonprofit directors who reject recent calls by so called "Asheville Business Owners" to maintain or increase investment in policing.