Eric Orr, Appalachian Food Forager and Primitive Skills Enthusiast

Name: Eric OrrEric Orr Appalachian Food Forager

Occupation: web designer, writer, photographer, forager, homesteader

Background: Eric grew up just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, playing in creeks, wandering barefoot, and avoiding the city at all costs. During summer breaks, his grandparents’ south Georgia farm served as an outdoor classroom for his elementary education in living simply.

After college, Eric fled Atlanta for the north Georgia mountains and spent a few years living in canvas tents and tipis and running an organic CSA.

He now lives on a rural homestead in the southern Appalachians with his wife, Cindy. Together, they write about wild food, lead edible plant walks, and supplement their food supply by foraging. They are also parents to a pile of rescued critters.

Eric is an avid gardener, subsistence hunter, primitive skills enthusiast, and amateur green woodworker. He has an unhealthy fetish for axes and splitting wood. And he loves to play guitar.

Recent projects: Eric and Cindy recently provided recipe development and food photography for Idiot’s Guides: Foraging. Cindy created the recipes and styled the food, while Eric foraged and photographed.

Connect with Eric:

Wild Edible

Camp Woodsmoke


Wild Edible on Facebook

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