Jen Sheridan

Jen Sheridan is a sustainable food systems research and communications assistant. She comes from a journalism background, and her work has a focus on communicating research to effect change. She has hosted her own radio show about growing food in Melbourne, co-founded and co-convenes Eat Drink Talk Think, a quarterly networking and conversation night about sustainable fair food, and she helped establish the Youth Food Movement’s Melbourne chapter. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) and is in 2016 completing a Master of Environment (both University of Melbourne) with a thesis exploring the role of civil society groups in sustainable food system advocacy in Victoria.

Current Projects:

Foodprint Melbourne

Foodprint Melbourne is a research project that investigates what grows in Melbourne’s city fringe foodbowl, the vulnerabilities in the city’s food supply and the importance of Melbourne’s foodbowl for a

Research Case Studies

VEIL has a research stream that is tasked with identifying and exploring priority needs and opportunities for eco-innovation in Victoria. Once an area has been identified, the research task focuses

Completed Work:

Sustainable Cities Network

A communications hub as “a portal to the future of cities” that are ecologically, socially and culturally sustainable. A project of the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (VEIL). For the first time