Truffle Huntress In The PressStaci O’Toole and her trained Lagotto Romagnolo dog, Mila, uncovered a prized 1.2-ounce black Perigord truffle in El Dorado County. It is believed to be the first European black truffle of culinary value successfully cultivated in Northern California in at least a decade. Learn More
Truffle Huntress Services
Tesoro Mio (Treasure of mine) is our producing truffle farm in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain’s of Northern California. We are one of the very few Truffiere’s in California that is producing the French Perigord or Winter Black Truffle aka “Black Diamond” of the kitchen.
Truffle Huntress has successfully unearthed cultivated and wild truffles in Washington, Oregon and our home state of California. In addition to “hound found” truffles we can provide soil and root sample collection for field and laboratory analysis.
Truffle Huntress has the privilege of raising and training Truffle Dogs in a producing truffle orchard Tesoro Mio Truffiere. The Lagotto Romagnolo is the only dog specifically bred to hunt the underground tuber known as truffles.
Truffle Farming in The U.S.In an industry that is still immature, growing truffles reliably is still considered by many as experimental farming in the New World. Fortunately, there have been new advances in scientific methods and theory in the past decade. DNA and Mycorrhizal testing are now used to confirm the presence of activity of the correct tuber species. Learn More About Truffle Farming
Truffle Resource CenterLooking for information on where to buy truffles, hunt truffles, or how to grow truffles. Check out our Truffle resources page. Years of experience in the world of truffles has lead us to the finest truffle resources and we are happy to share those resources with you. Learn More
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