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Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2014

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Public event
5-7 September 2014: £12 (show entry)
at Camperdown Park, Dundee DD2 4TF
for the general public
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The James Hutton Institute is once again supporting the Dundee Flower and Food Festival and will have a display and talks in the new Food Discovery Marquee.

Our display will be looking at the past, present and future of plant and agricultural science conducted at the James Hutton Institute over the past 90 years; with a focus on potatoes, soft fruit and barley.

There will also be activities and talks from our scientists throughout the weekend.

  • Putting bugs on the table, Dr Nicola Holden
    Friday 11am - 4pm, drop-in activities looking at bugs
  • Berries, health and believability, Dr Gordon McDougall
    Saturday 11am and 2pm, 30 minute talk
  • Breeding the right potato for the right job, Drummond Todd
    Sunday 11am and 2pm, 30 minute talk

Special guests at this year's Dundee Flower and Food Festival include celebrity chefs Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin and gardening experts Jim McColl, Carole Baxter and George Anderson of BBC Beechgrove Garden. 


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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.