Scurrilous Videos Besmirch, Enrage World Economic Forum, Leaders, World

The World Economic Forum started this week.  For a gathering of critics and advocates for alternatives to the WEF, a World Social Forum in Brazil also began (you can check out some coverage here and here,…

Farmer’s Market Tax Exemption Bill – please support!

See below for information on the Farmer’s Market Tax Exemption Bill, from the Washington Association of Churches: The Farmer’s Market Tax Exemption Bill (HB 2402) was heard in the House Finance Committee last Friday. The bill would…

Come learn more about Clean Greens Farm and CSA!

Come and find out about the Clean Greens Farm and Market Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program! Cleans Greens Farm and Market – Delivering fresh pesticide free produce to all people at affordable prices http://www.cleangreensfarm.com/ Sat, February…

Growing Power’s Will Allen Coming to Seattle! Feb 3rd

If you are growing food, thinking about food, interested in food justice or want to get started this year, check out this great event! See here for the flyer.   Urban Agriculture: Food Justice For All “Inside…

Support the National Fresh Food Financing Initiative!

From PolicyLink: Did you know that right now in Washington there is a bipartisan effort gaining momentum to deal with our nation’s dual health and jobs crises? From the White House to both aisles in Congress…

The Case for a Washington Food Policy Council

Please see the information below from the Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network on the exciting developments on a possible Washington Food Policy Council. Also, click here to check out a blog post that discusses the need for a…

CALL TO ACTION!! Help with Our Food, Our Right outreach!

CALL TO ACTION!! We are looking for people to help with outreach for Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice!!   Help needed with: -Taking copies of the guide to various stores and other locations in…

Save the Date! SLEE Dinner & Fair August 7!

Saturday August 7, 2010 Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!  Dinner & Fair Same great location! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, in Montlake Volunteers make this annual community event and CAGJ fundraiser happen.  We are currently seeking volunteers…

Our world leaders went to Copenhagen, and all we got was this lousy climate agreement

The Council of Parties 15 (COP15) UN Climate Change Conference was reminiscent in many ways of past “alphabet soup” economic summits: World heads of state came together in a mid-sized city to discuss pressing issues of…