Lee has led sustainable food programs at inner Melbourne Councils since 2013. Currently Food System Officer at Moreland City Council, she has collaborated with community stakeholders to implement Moreland’s first Food System Strategy since it was launched in October 2017. The Strategy was a product of several years of community advocacy, discussion, negotiation and exploration.
The Food System Officer is a facilitator and enabler for the Council /community relationships and partnerships. These are essential to achieving the shared goal of a healthy and diverse food culture and making nutritious food socially and economically accessible to all. In three and a half years the community and Council have achieved some significant outcomes together including 7 new community food growing sites