Dana Ferrante | Civil Eats


Dana Ferrante is a Massachusetts-based journalist and food studies scholar completing her Master’s degree in Gastronomy at Boston University. Currently, she is conducting ethnographic research that explores disability identity in relation to cooking and eating.

Disabled Activists Are Building a More Inclusive Food Justice Future

Gerldine Wilson, an older Black woman who is legally blind, wears a pair of black sunglasses, and holds a white cane in her right hand, as she stands between her community garden’s raised beds. The plants are in full-bloom, and contain peppers, squash, pink flowers, tomatoes, and more. (Photo credit: Grassroots Gardens WNY)