It is possible to cultivate truffles: what for centuries has been interpreted by man as a mysterious object, a precious and inscrutable gift of nature, something almost supernatural coming from who knows who and who knows where, today is a concrete agricultural reality that scientifically it produces the desired results.
A particularly virtuous reality, which allows to diversify the activities and therefore the economic income of a farm and which has the great advantage of being able to be installed both on first-rate agricultural land, and on mountain or foothills land absolutely no longer suitable for traditional crops with modern farming methods. An economic choice, but also ecological: the plants produce oxygen and their orderly cultivation allows the areas concerned to be kept under control and clean, to the advantage of fire prevention and the fight against hydrogeological instability.
Truffle farming re-qualifies mountainous, hilly, abandoned and unworked areas, guaranteeing the conservation of native species and environmental improvement. Truffleland truffle cultivation also allows you to obtain immediate correlated income, thanks to the collection service of the goods with payment on delivery, at the current market price. The Italian soils are particularly suitable for this cultivation and how active and productive the truffle market is.
From the point of view of the product, i.e. the truffle, it should be emphasized that, if on the one hand the market demand is gradually increasing, on the other hand natural production is in sharp decline for various reasons, among which the most important are certainly climatic changes and rainfall trends, the abandonment of the mountain and in particular the thickening of the woods due to the disappearance of pastoralism and the excessive exploitation by man of truffle fields.
In light of all this, it is therefore correct to say that the future of truffles lies in truffle farming: each truffle grower, with the care and passion for his truffle, cultivating his own private interest therefore contributes to building something superior in terms of ecology and eco-sustainability. . A fascinating world that has only one flaw: if you approach it, the passion that arises is so great that you will no longer be able to detach yourself from it.