From a PhD thesis on story-telling and gossip in Nepal to work on food activism and economics, Sally writes in and out of a range of subjects. Here are links and titles.

Non-fiction books and articles

Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food (Fernwood Publishing 2016). See my events!

Edible Action: Food Activism and Alternative Economics. Fernwood Publishing 2008.

"It Begins with Food: Food as Inspiration and Imperative for Social Change" in Power and Resistance: Critical Thinking about Canadian Social Issues 5th EditionFernwood Publishing, 2012. 


For rabble.ca:

"The battle to privatize life in Canada" January  21, 2014.

“If the border closed: Food, farming, forests and fish at the Detroit-Windsor line”. Nov. 26, 2013.

“Earth Day 2013: Land for food under attack worldwide”. April 19, 2013. 

"Food Security: Why hunger is a farm issue". April 20, 2012.


“Harvesting Milk and Money,” Alternatives Journal, volume 32: 3, 2006.

“One Belly, One Vote: Food Democracy Lives at the Co-op,” Alternatives Journal, October 2003.

FICTION (novels)

The Science of Secrets (unpublished)

Sinking (unpublished)



Sally has provided research and writing in a range of fields for non-profits, businesses and co-ops for the past twenty years. Projects have focused on sustainable food and farming, renewable energy, natural building, natural food marketing, co-op development and more. Some public reports are listed here:

Finding Food: Community Food Procurement in the City of Toronto. Toronto Food Strategy/ Toronto Public Health. December 2013.

Places to Farm: Alternative practices and policies for Ontario’s Changing Agricultural Landscape. Metcalf Foundation. July 2013.

Content for Farmstart to contribute to MaRS Centre for Impact Investing Knowledge Hub on financing for food, farming and fishing

Nurturing Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Ontario. Metcalf Food Solutions paper. Toronto: Metcalf Foundation. June 2010.

From Land to Plate: The dilemmas and victories of alternative food distribution in Ontario. Sustain Ontario. November 2010.

Community Power Guidebook, Edition 1. Ontario Sustainable Energy Association, Spring 2006