Repository of reference materials in support of the 2021 Fall Congress.
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Congress Program: Printable version of the Program
Event information: Congress description as presented in the event calendar.
Orchard Slide Show: Membership’s orchard slide show as presented during the congress.
Conference Title Slides: Main slide deck for the conference.
Keynote Speaker: Peter Sourzat, Part 1 and 2
Marketing Task Force Update: Fran Angerer
Grading Standard Proposal – Page with PDF and comment box
Are Truffle Congress Expenses Tax Deductible? Alice Chapman
Talk hand out – PDF
Research Task Force Update: Staci O’Toole and Shannon Berch
Truffle Research Project Update: Scott Oneto – PDF
Irrigation treatments at the truffle association of the BC black truffle orchard: PDF Version of the presentation – Becky Loverock – PDF
Truffle Culture Research in Idaho: Mark Coleman – PDF
Looking Back to Grow Forward: Discussion with Truffle Industry Pioneers
NATGA Business Meeting
Agenda – PDF
Truffle Congress In the Press
Meet the hometown heroes who kicked off Sonoma County’s truffle revolution by Gaye LEBARON in the The Press Democrat – September 2021
Has the American-Grown Truffle Finally Broken Through? by Rowan Jacobsen in the The Smithsonian Magazine – June 2021
Truffles in Sonoma County — a tale of mystery and intrigue by GAYE LEBARON in the THE PRESS DEMOCRAT – April 29, 2007
Is there a pot of truffles at the end of the rainbow? by Lacey Fosburgh in The New York Times – February 1975 – PDF copy
Articles by Jim Trappe
The Hidden Life of Truffles – Jim Trappe and Andrew W. Claridge – Scientific American – 2015 – PDF
Ecology and Distribution of Desert Truffles in Western North America – James Trappe, Gabor M. Kovacs and Nancy S. Weber – 2014 – PDF extract of chapter 8
Ecology and Distribution of Desert Truffles in the Kalahari of Souther Africa – James Trappe, Andrew W. Claridge and Varda Kagan-Zur – 2014 – PDF extract of chapter 13
Diversity, Ecology and Conservation of Truffle Fungi in the Forests of the Pacific Northwest – James Trappe and al. – 2009 – PDF (202 pages)
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