Mico from Gawlet & Oklat Mico, an Arabic food and travel TV show, joined Dr Thomas on one of Welsh plantations to find out about cultivating truffles, hunting for truffles and cooking with truffles! If you’ve wondered what a UK truffle plantation looks like and how dogs are used to hunt truffles then this is the episode for you.
This autumn Mycorrhizal Systems will be attending two exhibitions where we will be offering advice and information on truffle cultivation. Come and talk to us to around any aspects of planting truffle trees and growing truffles, we’ll be happy to help you. The APF exhibition in Alcester, Warwickshire on 15th, 16th and 17th September 2016 The Farm Business Innovation exhibition show at Birmingham’s NEC on the 9th & 10th of November 2016 Click through for more information around these events.
Margherita Taylor of BBC Countryfile Summer Diaries charts the progress of Dr Paul Thomas’ black truffle cultivation success from the Dragon’s Den to our successful first harvest here in the UK 12 years later. The feature covers some of the history and cultivation of truffles, and gives an insight into the stages that the truffle trees go under in our laboratory and specialist nursery, plus follows Freddy the truffle dog on an exploratory hunt!