People’s Hearings on Big Agriculture – Farmers Speak Up!

Attorney General Eric Holder & The Department of Justice, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, Farmers, food activists, concerned citizens, and the public are gathered for Town Hall-style meetings and hearings on anti-trust issues in Big Agriculture, calling…

Bust the Trust to Take Back Control of Our Food

Many voices missing in ‘Dialogue’ with Justice Department By Siena Chrisman with WhyHunger Part IV, reported March 26 Read parts I-III of WhyHunger’s reports on the Department of Justice’s hearings on anti-trust issues in agriculture The…

AGRA Watch Film Night April 3, 5 – 9pm: “Darwin’s Nightmare”

AGRA Watch’s third film night is Saturday April 3rd at Cascade People’s Center!  Join us for a compelling film about Lake Victoria and discussion.  5 – 9pm, free. Please RSVP to agrawatch@cagj.org About the Film: Darwin’s…

US Food Environment Atlas

See below for information about a new US Food Environment Atlas, created to gather and present statistical information on access to food in the US. From the USDA Food Environment Atlas website: The U.S. Food Environment Atlas…

Alley Cat Acres

Check out this new project breaking ground in Beacon Hill: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2011220435_urbanfarm01m.html?prmid=obinsite ALLEYCAT ACRES, among a handful of urban-farming efforts in the Seattle area, hopes to turn bits of unused land into food sources for low-income residents….

From the Grassroots: Reports from Kenya & Uganda on Food Sovereignty, Agricultural Development and the Gates Foundation

CAGJ Report-back from Kenya & Uganda! Saturday, March 27, 6:30 – 9:00 PM Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant, 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 Come to hear from Kenyan Farmer & Community Organizer Joshua Machinga, Director of Common…

Mining and Indigenous Rights – The Struggle for Self-Determination in Central America

A panel discussion featuring Guatemalan indigenous community leader Pascual Bernabe Velásquez Assembly of Huehuetenango in Defense of Natural Resources Friday, March 5, 2010 | 6:30 – 8:30pm Ethnic Cultural Center at the UW 3931 Brooklyn Ave…