Truffles R Us

An English farmer aims to bring truffles – “the black diamond of the fungi world” – to the masses using technology purchased from the NZ Institute for Crop and Food Research. Nigel Hadden-Paton of Truffle UK Limited is selling the tree seedlings implanted with truffle spores for a mere 25 pounds each. “There is,” he says “a ridiculous amount of snobbery surrounding the truffle and there needn’t be.”


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Darryl Moore Debuts at Chelsea with Pocket Park

Darryl Moore Debuts at Chelsea with Pocket Park

The Financial Times looks at how the century-old institution of the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show is “cultivating diversity, widening access and embracing contemporary themes”. The RHS’s focus is…