About the Author

Artur Cisar-Erlach is a woodland ecologist, food communications expert, and cabinetmaker whose work spans the fields of food and ecotourism. He received his graduate degree in ecology at the University of Vienna and his postgraduate degree in Food Culture and Communications at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy. He was an editor of the Slow Food International Travel handbook. Today he divides his time between Vienna, Austria, and Nova Scotia, Canada. The Flavor of Wood is his first book.