Teach-Out! with Grateful Food Farm at Viva Farms

Saturday, August 18 Meet at 9:30am at CAGJ office, travel to Skagit Valley for Teach-Out Return at 4pm, optional Happy Hour at Agua Verde Cafe! RSVP (required) and get more details at fjp@cagj.org.  Full schedule below….

Farm Bill Passes Senate, Prompts Mixed Reactions

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Report back from Rio+20 People’s Summit: “If they don’t let us dream, we won’t let them sleep”

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Rio+20: A Success for Multinational Corporations, a Failure for Everyone Else

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