April 29! Dysfunctional Aid and Misplaced Philanthropy: African Farmers’ Responses to the Green Revolution in Africa

Thursday, April 29th 7:00-9:00pm FREE Gowen Hall Room 201 at the University of Washington, just north of Suzzallo Library Josphat Ngonyo Executive Director of African Network for Animal Welfare, a lead organization in the Kenya Biodiversity…

140 groups & scientists urge Senate to oppose GM clause in Global Food Security Act

See below for the press release for the Global Food Security Act, of which CAGJ signed onto! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 13 April 2010 CONTACTS: Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PhD, Pesticide Action Network North America, 415-981-6205, ext.325; mie@panna.org…

P-Patch Secret Cafe for Spring Into Bed–Fri April 23rd!

Hello friends! Come one come all! Friday, April 23rd, for one night only, the P-Patch House (where I live) will turn into an underground restaurant and folk music venue. We’re doing this to fundraise for Spring…

ACT NOW: Support the Healthy Food Financing Initiative

From PolicyLink: In his 2011 budget, President Obama proposed $345 million for a Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) to dramatically improve access to healthy foods in underserved communities across the country. (HFFI is also one of…

VIDEO: CAGJ Celebrates the International Day of Peasant Struggle – April 17th, 2010!

CAGJ had a great turnout and fantastic, fun action at the U-District Farmers’ Market in solidarity with the International Day of Peasant Struggle on April 17th, in response to a call from La Via Campesina! Via…

“We Made a Devil’s Bargain”: Fmr. President Clinton Apologizes for Trade Policies that Destroyed Haitian Rice Farming

From Democracy Now!, April 1st, 2009.  Check out Democracy Now! for more great coverage of Haiti and international economic news. President Bill Clinton, now the UN Special Envoy to Haiti, publicly apologized last month for forcing…

A Future for Agriculture, a Future for Haiti

By Beverly Bell for Other Worlds We plant but we can’t produce or market. We plant but we have no food to eat. We want agriculture to improve so our country can live and so we…