Amnesty International on Economic and Food Crises

To view the article, click here. Economic, Food Crises Worsen Human Rights Abuses By Joe DeCapua Washington D.C 28 May 2009 Amnesty International has released its annual report on the state of the world’s human rights…

ACTION ALERT: Support WSU CRS by TODAY!

News from Tilth Producers of Washington: Please contact Washington State University President Elson Floyd, Provost Warwick Bayly and Dean Daniel Bernardo by May 29th about the proposed elimination of the Department of Community Studies and Rural…

Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma Reinstated at WSU!

From WSU Today Online: WSU to restore Common Reading Program Wednesday, May 27, 2009 By James Tinney, WSU News Service PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will reinstate the original plan for distribution of its Common…

The Daily Show and Colbert Report Bite Back against the Pesticide Industry

After the pesticide industry “shuddered” at the thought of an organic garden on the White House lawn, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart have exposed the laughability of their reaction through a couple clips on their nightly…

Take Action! Tell Congress Not to Force GE Crops on Other Countries!

From the Center for Food Safety: An effort to fight global poverty and hunger may become a Trojan horse to force genetically engineered crops on countries and farmers that do not want them. In the Senate, Senators…

Action Alert! AgJOBS reintroduced!

From Harvesting Justice: We’re very excited to announce that AgJOBS was reintroduced in the 111th Congress today.  Sen. Feinstein(D-CA) gave a floor speech this morning to introduce AgJOBS in the Senate (S. 1038) and Reps. Berman…

DRAFT CALL TO ACTION: 10th Anniversary of 1999 WTO Protests

CAGJ will be working over the summer with others to build a broad alliance of individuals & organizations to make a Call for Actions this Fall.  Look for an updated Call in September. Community Alliance for…

Mayor Nickels Announces New Rules for Gardening in Planting Strips

For Immediate Release: May 11, 2009 Contact: Alex Fryer, (206) 684-8358 or (206) 941-5931 (cell), alex.fryer@seattle.gov   Mayor Nickels Announces New Rules for Gardening in Planting Strips New procedures to encourage more gardening citywide   SEATTLE…

A Good Food Manifesto for America

By Will Allen Founder and Chief Executive Officer Growing Power I am a farmer. While I find that this has come to mean many other things to other people – that I have become also a…

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle – CAGJ to work at Marra Farm on May 30!

You came to our teach-in last December…. Now, come to our: Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL FARM Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of…