6 Jul 2015

Fungi Seekers! NZ's first celebration of all things truffle

From Nine To Noon, 11:32 am on 6 July 2015

Gareth Renowden and truffles
Top left: Gareth with a half kilo Burgundy truffle, the largest ever found in NZ, photo: POD Gardening 2013, top right: Large bianchetto white truffle - worth $500. Bottom: Rosie and Gareth harvesting truffle, photo credit: Nicky Claridge.

New Zealand's first ever truffle festival is to be held in Canterbury over 11-18th July giving local growers, top chefs, restaurants and wineries the chance to show case Canterbury's 'black gold'.

Kathryn Ryan talks to organiser and North Canterbury truffle grower Gareth Renowden.

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