British Columbia: 20190209 - LowerMainland/Island - Truffle Festival - Feb 9-10 2019

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    Annual Truffle Festival
    Locations around the lower mainland and south Vancouver Island
    Hosted by the BC Truffle Association
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    TABC (Truffle Association of BC) Truffle Festival
    February 9-10, 2019
    Tickets at EventBrite

    EVENTS:

    Truffles: Foray in the Field
    DATE Sunday, February 10, 2019
    LOCATION Secret Location in Langley BC
    AGENDA
    1:00 – 4:00 Visit the only truffle orchard producing Bianchetto truffles (Tuber borchii) in British Columbia, in fact, in all of Canada. This truffle is native to the Mediterranean region but now cultivated in a very few orchards in North America. Participate in a real harvest with truffle dogs. Learn about cultivating Mediterranean truffles in BC by chatting with truffle experts. Join truffle foraging teams Brooke Page with Dexter, a Puggle, and John Kelly with Macchi, a Lagotto Romagno, on this truffle foraging expedition in South Langley and taste some truffle hors-d'oeuvres
    All proceeds go to support the demonstration truffle orchard at UBC Farm


    Truffles: Cultivation, Wild Harvest & Dogs
    DATE Saturday, February 9, 2019
    LOCATION UBC Farm – 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver BC
    AGENDA
    1:30 – 3:00 Presentations & Tasting (truffles permitting)
    From a slate of knowledgeable speakers learn about the wonderful culinary truffles that are native to BC, the Mediterranean truffles that are being cultivated here, the basics of truffle cultivation, how to find truffles with your trained truffle dog, and some tips on using truffles in the kitchen
    See, smell and taste some of the truffles available in BC
    3:00 – 4:00 In the Truffle Orchard
    Truffle dog teams Brooke Page with Dexter, a Puggle, and John Kelly with Macchi, a Lagotto Romagnolo, will demonstrate how they forage for truffles
    Discussion of truffle cultivation

    All proceeds go to support the demonstration truffle orchard at UBC Farm
     

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