AGRA Watch challenges Gates Foundation’s claims to support agroecology, made in May 14, 2012 KUOW interview

On May 14, 2012, Roy Steiner, the Gates Foundation’s director for agricultural development, was interviewed on KUOW, Seattle’s NPR affiliate.  In an interview focused on the Gates Foundation’s plans to combat hunger in Africa, Steiner spoke…

What Farm Bill Inaction Means for Farmers and Food Sovereignty

Re-posted From Grassroots International By Sara Mersha The Farm Bill presented Congress with an opportunity to change some of the fundamental structures of our food system, by creating a farmer-owned reserve and establishing a price floor…

CAGJ’s New Book has arrived! Order it today from CAGJ!

About CAGJ’s Publication: “Our Food Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice” Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a publication of the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice. There are…

AGRA Watch welcomes Lawrence Mkhaliphi, South African Food Sovereignty Activist

Thurs, Sept 13 7 – 9pm Location: Heather Day’s home (directions below); 403 29th Ave E Seattle, WA 98112. RSVPs appreciated to agrawatch@cagj.org.  POTLUCK: please bring something to share if you are able! Call Heather for…

The 2008 Farm Bill Expires September 30 – Will we get a new one for 2012?

By John Fawcett-Long, Steering Committee Member, Northwest Farm Bill Action Group (NWFBAG) The 2008 Farm Bill expires September 30, at the end of the federal fiscal year.  The US Senate passed its version earlier this year…