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We’re Super Natural Learners who aren’t afraid to get some dirt under our nails. We sail on tall ships, dig deep into worm farms, and shoot back out through interstellar wormholes. It’s all in the name of discovering the things that food can do (and what you can do too!)


Alice Zaslavsky


Bev Laing

Curriculum Specialist

Nick Fallu

Project Manager

Sam West


Julia Morris


Jane Grylls

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Colmar Brunton

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Phenomenom couldn’t happen without the generous support of Hort Innovation with seed funding from the Vegetable Fund.

This project has been funded by Hort Innovation, using the vegetable research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.

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