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

Is Veganism an Eating Disorder?

Note: a version of this piece was originally published in “Complicating Veganism” (2015) – a compilation zine edited by Nicole Davis and Clementine Morrigan Content warning: mentions of disordered eating and consumption of animal products As a vegan who is critical of the vegan movement, I regularly ask and welcome questions that interrogate veganism and challenge… Continue reading Is Veganism an Eating Disorder?

Introducing… The Seasonal Body!

Welcome to The Seasonal Body! This is a space dedicated to exploring the intersection of food justice, body image, and disability. Working within an anti-oppressive and intersectional framework, you can expect posts from a range of topics that fit within the realms of feminist food studies, local food advocacy, ecopsychology/nature connection, body positivity, ‘Health at… Continue reading Introducing… The Seasonal Body!