Media and online community react to AGRA Watch press release!

CAGJ’s AGRA Watch project put out a press release on August 25th highlighting the connections between Monsanto and the Gates Foundation’s activities in Africa, most recently the purchase of a large amount of Monsanto stock by…

For Immediate Release: GATES FOUNDATION INVESTS IN MONSANTO

[Please see fact sheet, background research and post-card text on Media Resources page of website here] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25th, 2010 Contact: Travis English, AGRA Watch (206) 335-4405 Brenda Biddle, The Evergreen State College &…

CAGJ-U.S. Social Forum Report-Back, Wed 8/25

CAGJ-U.S. Social Forum Report-Back Wed August 25th,
6:30-9:00pm Location: Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant (20th & Jackson in Central District, 2000 S. Jackson St.) Six of CAGJ’s members who traveled to Detroit in June for the US Social Forum…

Farm Bill Workshop Word Cloud

This wordle cloud was created by all the participants of the August 8, 2010 Farm Bill Workshop!

Sunday 8/22 Teach Out! Laughing Crow Farm, Bainbridge

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL COMMUNITY FARM Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Laughing Crow Farm –…

The USDA’s Latest Shameful Chapter

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair On July 19, right-wing ideologue Andrew Brietbart released a video of out-of-context snippets of a speech given by Shirley Sherrod, effectively distorting a personal story of empathy and redemption into an…

Report on June 2010 Teach-Out: Clean Greens Farm

by Erica Bacon June 19, 2010 On one of many cool, rainy June Saturday mornings a few weeks ago, five committed CAGJ members met to carpool to our Teach-out at the Clean Greens Farm.  We drove…