SEATTLE GETS $300,000 FOR COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECTS

Richard Conlin, Seattle City Council President August 6, 2009   SEATTLE GETS $300,000 FOR COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECTS   In mid-July the US Department of Agriculture notified Seattle that we had been awarded a $300,000 grant to…

Why Food Sovereignty Is the New Food Security

Published on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 by The Huffington Post Why Food Sovereignty Is the New Food Security http://www.commondreams.org/view/2009/08/12-14 by Salena Tramel Most of us would agree that there is a serious problem vis-a-vis access to…

August Recess ACTION NEEDED for Child Nutrition Reauthorization!

From the Community Food Security Coalition: Dear Friends, August is a GREAT Time to Advocate for Child Nutrition! August’s congressional recess (now through Labor Day) offers important opportunities for constituents to speak directly to and with…

CAGJ’s 5th Teach Out! – Vashon Island!

Join CAGJ’s Teach Out! Saturday September 5th: Visit Vashon Island Farms and Farmer’s Market! Teach Out! Engaging the Local Food Cycle! – Fifth Event! SATURDAY, September 5th: All Day, with optional camping component *Space is limited…

Mon 8/24 – PROTEST WHOLE FOODS CEO

TAKE ACTION – PROTEST WHOLE FOODS CEO MONDAY 8/24 – 10:30 AM – 1PM UFCW Local 21, CAGJ & others will be leafleting Whole Foods starting Monday to protest Whole Foods CEO John Mackey’s editorial (see…