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Growing Truffles in Virginia

  • 11047 Settletown Place Rixeyville, VA, 22737 United States (map)
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Growing Truffles in Virginia

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

9AM - 12PM

11047 Settletown Place

Rixeyville, VA

Registration is $25. Space is limited (25).

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Join us in learning the basics of growing truffles in Virginia. Truffle cultivation is a very new industry in Virginia with significant potential.  This workshop is for the novice grower and enthusiast alike. If you simply want to know more about the elusive, delectable and valuable fungus, join us. We will introduce you to types of edible truffles, practical truffle farming basics for this specialty crop, the potential for you and agriculture in Virginia along with the foundation science and supporting resources.

For information, contact Michael Carter Jr., coordinator of the Virginia Small Farm Resource Center (micarter@vsu.edu / (804) 691-0490) or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.


If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office (smallfarm@vsu.edu) or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

Earlier Event: March 11
Small Farmer Orientation
Later Event: March 13
2019 Cut Flower Growers Conference