Welcome to TruffleGrowing.com, the learning and information sharing platform for the global truffle farming industry.
This website is essential reading for those considering entering the industry and also established growers wishing to learn more and keep themselves up to date with current research.
Our truffle growing courses are designed in a logical sequence so that participants may work through the complete learning at their own pace and established growers may select any stage relevant to their needs.
We also provide regular blog posts, research updates, industry video clips and articles of interest to growers.
Our global community platform allows growers from different regions, states and countries to converse, share their unique farming experiences and provide insights from their own learning.
To bring together all current information on truffle farming, making it easy to understand and accessible to all. To connect people involved in the industry globally, expressly for the sharing of truffle farming experiences in differing locations and environments. We believe that to continually advance the industry, the provision of education and sharing of information is essential.
Noel Fitzpatrick – TruffleGrowing.com
TruffleGrowing.com is developed by truffle farming consultant, industry trainer and grower Noel Fitzpatrick. Noel is a passionate advocate for continual learning in the industry and developing greater efficiencies in truffle farming practice, for more profitable outcomes.
Noel was awarded an International Skills Fellowship in 2008, spending time in Europe, learning all aspects of truffle production with growers and researchers. Noel continues to study current research, collaborate with the international network, travel extensively and observe farming practices in different countries.
Noel is a founding member and past Vice President of the Australian Truffle Growers Association. He is a regular columnist on truffle growing for the Australian Tree Crop magazine and often presents at conferences, festivals and truffle dinners. Noel’s own farm in Victoria Australia is used for industry training and truffle tourism activities.
Noel’s everyday focus…
- Further development of TruffleGrowing.com
- Designing and establishing new farm projects for clients
- Co-presenting regular grower’s forums and workshops
- Managing his own truffle farm at Jumbunna
Noel’s consulting practice has several new farms currently under development, ranging from one to 100 acres.