Melanie Strickland

Melanie is the Community Food Movement Builder at OrganicLea, an organic community food growing project and workers’ co-op in North East
London. OrganicLea is an inclusive space and is much valued by a range of people including those with mental health issues. Melanie’s work involves mobilising people at the local level and communicating how community food systems contribute to wider social, environmental and economic justice. She also has another job working for a health charity and is a member of Medact.