BC Truffles

Truffle Association of British Columbia

The BC Truffle Association invites you to :

British Columbia's First Truffle Festival.

Events will be held on Saturday February 6 and Sunday February 7 2016

The Trouble with Truffles

Saturday, February 6th
In the Yurt at UBC’s Farm
  • Saturday, February 6th, at 3:00 p.m.
  • Join us in the Yurt at UBC’s Farm, 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver, BC
  • Saturday’s event will start with a presentation given by 3 members of the Association. We’ll discuss what truffles are, how to cultivate them and how to harvest them using trained dogs. After the presentation, we’ll give a brief tour of the research truffle orchard and a demonstration on how to harvest truffles using trained dogs.
  • The cost for this event is $30.00

The Truffle Feast

Saturday, February 6th
at the supper club
  • Saturday, February 6, 6:30 p.m.
  • The Truffle Feast will be held at a venue in Vancouver called the swallow tail supper club that seats 36.
  • Guests pay a $20 deposit (plus service fee) in advance and the remaining ($79) and tip in cash upon arrival. From Chef Robin of Swallow Tail Culinary adventures: "If you love the flavour of umami (savoury), fresh truffles are some of the most intoxicating and exotic mushrooms around.  Chef Jacob Deacon-Evans (Wildebeest, West, Bishops) creates a lavish truffle dinner at the secret supper club while truffle hunter Brooke Fochuk and truffle expert Shannon Berch talk about the truffles that grow in BC. Learn how Brooke and her dog Dexter find these expensive underground gems in the forest.  It's like food treasure!" Dining is long table style at a secret location in Vancouver (details emailed after booking), bring some red or white Burgundy to pair. 
  • Cost for this event is $99

Truffle Hunt and Lunch

Sunday, February 7th
In the Fraser Valley
  • We’ll meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Tim Horton’s, in Gloucester Estates, 26474 56 Ave Langley, BC, V4W 3Z3. (604) 857-0535. This Tim Horton’s is located just north of Highway 1 at the 264th (Aldergrove) exit. From here we will drive to the truffle orchard.
  • Sunday, February 7, 11:00 a.m. Visit a producing truffle orchard, where Mediterranean truffles have been harvested.
  • Sunday, February 7, 12:00 p.m. This visit is followed with a truffle hunt in a natural forest using trained dogs.
  • Sunday, February 7, 2:30 p.m. After the hunt we’ll meet at the Bacchus Bistro, in the Chaberton Estate Winery for a truffle themed lunch. The Chaberton Estate Winery, is located at 1064 – 216 Street, Langley BC, V2Z 1R3.
  • After lunch, we’ll have a tour of the fields at the winery and then have a wine tasting before heading back to Vancouver.
  • Private vehicles or car pooling is required to attend this event. If you need a ride please contact us at info@bctruffles.ca
  • The cost for this event is $80.00 per person.