August 2013

25 AugNW News Network: Local Dogs Earn Their Keep Sniffing Out Truffle


When a dog finds its first truffle — the fungus, not the chocolate candy — the sound you hear will most…

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25 AugEater.com:15 Food & Drink Events for January and Beyond


This is not a bad idea at all: a weekend devoted to truffles, including tastings at a picturesque villa, training sessions…

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25 AugOregonLive.com: Northwest Cook: “First cultivated black truffle” found in Willamette Valley


They said it couldn’t be done, but apparently they were wrong. What’s being called the Willamette Valley’s “first cultivated black truffle”…

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18 AugNews.com.au: Rich Pickings in Oregon’s Fertile Wine Valleys


It began in the 1970s when phone calls kept coming in from France. Property offers from people Robin Peiffer didn’t know….

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25 AugCapital Press.com: Idaho Truffle Industry Begins to Show Promise


Fifty truffles were discovered in Idaho orchards this year and the state’s fledgling industry is showing signs of promise. Truffles fetch…

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30 AugModern Farmer: Truffle Hunting Has Gone to the Dogs


It’s hard to find a crop more valuable than truffles — prices can go as high as $2,000 per pound for…

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