The Inaccessibility of Food Accessibility

How do we make the food justice movement more accessible to disabled and chronically-ill folks?   Note: this article was previously published in an issue of The Peak Magazine. In this time of physical distancing, we recognize that not all of its suggestions are currently possible; however, they are good to think about as we… Continue reading The Inaccessibility of Food Accessibility

The Feast

A reflection on nature and community as nourishment Note: This piece was originally presented in September 2016 at the closing ceremony of Camp Dawn, an annual 4-day camping retreat for brain injury survivors in Ontario, Canada. While the reflection is, in part, about the Camp Dawn experience, I think the sentiments can be applied to… Continue reading The Feast

Defining The Seasonal Body

After a hiatus, The Seasonal Body is back! We will soon cover lots of great topics, but first I would like to dive more deeply into the concept of this project. The name “The Seasonal Body” may not immediately bring to mind everything it encompasses, though hopefully the tagline “connecting food justice, body image and… Continue reading Defining The Seasonal Body

Brain Injury Anniversary

Content warning: brain injury, physical trauma, mental health, depression, anxiety, ableism, pain How do you commemorate the accident that disabled you? Or should you at all? This is something I had been pondering a few weeks ago, leading up to March 5th – the one-year anniversary of my bike accident that was the start of… Continue reading Brain Injury Anniversary