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Public event
6 April 2014, 11am: £5
at Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH
for the general public
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A farmers market with a scientific twist, SciMart brings together food producers, researchers and chefs to reveal the fascinating science behind some of our favourite foodstuffs. It takes place at Summerhall arts venue in Edinburgh.

With demons, talks and plenty of tasty treats, SciMart brings you a packed menu and some serious food for thought in the form of cooking demos from top Edinburgh chef Mark Greenaway, short talks by stand-up mathematician Simon Pampena, researchers from the James Hutton Institute and the Scotch Whisky Research Institute, brewers from Summerhall's in-house brewery Barneys and bug-eater Craig MacFarlane.

The event is being organised in association with the James Hutton Institute as part of Edinburgh International Science Festival. Tickets cost £5 and should be booked in advance on the SciMart event page.

The James Hutton Institute will also host a free family drop in event Soil Chemistry Challenge on 7 April at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh as part of the festival.


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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.