Phoebe Gardner is CEO & Co-founder of Beyond Ag, a startup using insects to transform food waste into high-protein food and rich organic fertiliser.
Following a highly competitive application process, Beyond Ag was accepted into the 2019 cohort of the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP). Phoebe pitched to over 500 people at the MAP launch, as part of Melbourne Knowledge Week.
Alongside CTO & Founder, Alex Arnold, Phoebe established Beyond Ag's first facility, with capacity to offset 15,000kg of CO2 per week.
For her work in Beyond Ag, Phoebe was recently awarded the 2019 Emerging Leader in Victorian Agriculture award at the official opening of the Royal Melbourne Show by the Royal Agriculture Society of Victoria.