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Science And Ancient Grains

Starting at 19:30 on the 11 March 2020

Location: Pentland Hotel (Thurso)

Join Maria Scholten and David McVey (Queen Margaret University) for a quick tour of surviving Scottish landraces, ancient grains and to learn about The Crofters' Diversity Pays! Project, which is investigating innovative, higher value uses of Hebridean and Highland grown rye.

Find out about this interesting area of research which includes genetic studies and how adding value to ancient crops by developing high value artisan products, is helping to safeguard the future of these ancient grains, in the areas of their original cultivation.

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