Why are Carrots Orange?

June 27th     at 10:30

Why are Carrots Orange?’ The strange history of food and power by Dr Mike Haynes

This talk has a completely different flavour; it is about food!

Our food comes from all over the world but what is its real story?

Why do we call them ‘peppers’ when they are not peppery?

Who invented fish and chips?

Why are carrots orange?

This talk explores the strange history of our food and the conflicts that it has and continues to give rise to.

Mike Haynes is an experienced public speaker on a wide range of topics, both in the UK and abroad.

You can be sure of an informative, challenging and entertaining talk.