ISSUE 5

FOOD/LAND

EDITORIAL NOTE: FOOD/LAND

GUTS editors sit down to a roundtable discussion about the events and relationships that have shaped their personal experiences with food and land

Andi Sharma plucking chickens in Garden Hill First Nation Reserve

HOME-GROWN HUNGER

How do Canada’s Indigenous communities fight for the right to food sovereignty? Janina Grabs profiles the Manitobans at the forefront

Image: Liz Toohey-Wiese

QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF BEFORE GIVING UP

A poem about self care by Kaitlyn Boulding

Image by: Alisha Davidson

EAT YOUR HEART IN

Misogyny and fat antagonism shape our understanding of emotional eating. Geo Peck seeks a less oppressive definition

Image: Jonathan Dyck

WOMEN FARMING IN THE CITY

Trina Moyles profiles urban farmers who are changing the landscape of their cities

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CLOSED LOOP DEAD MATTER

Maya Weeks on how trash in the ocean is affecting our lives on land

Image: Melanie Lambrick

THINGS WE EAT ALONE

What do you eat when no one is watching? Kim Bosch on the pleasures of secret snacking

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A COMIC

A short comic about aquaponic farms, by Rebecca Roher

Farmers in Field

THE FRUITS OF UNPAID LABOUR

How farm internships are keeping Canada’s sustainable food movement afloat

Tallulah Fontaine

FEMINISM AND THE COMMONS

Building community against capital: why women’s work matters

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EATING ANIMALS

How can we move beyond vegetarian-carnivore binary? erynne gilpin lays out a framework based on Indigenous principles of relationship

Image: Louise Reimer

AN OPEN LETTER TO BUTTER CHICKEN

Cultural exchange is a complicated thing, especially when all it usually involves is the appropriation of foods deemed “exotic” by white people

Image: Jonathan Dyck

STREET PATROL

Colonial strategies are shaping gentrification in Toronto’s Downtown East—but not without resistance

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A GRAPHIC ESSAY

Conversations in the dark: Reading the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s findings