Farmworkers Announce Berry Boycott in Western Washington

By Matt Canfield, CAGJ Volunteer Farmworkers in Skagit County, Washington have declared a boycott against Sakuma Brothers Farms’ products after failing to resolve an ongoing labor dispute. The farm, which makes over $6.1 million in profits,…

2013 Food Sovereignty Prize Honors Grassroots Initiatives in Haiti, Brazil, Basque Country, Mali and India

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – AUGUST 13, 2013 NEW YORK CITY—Five innovative grassroots groups from across the globe working for democratic access to land, seeds, water and food have been honored with the 2013 Food Sovereignty Prize,…

Taking Action: The Role of Workers in Creating Change in the Food System

As a farmworker strike with national attention is taking place in our region in Washington State at Sakuma Bros. Farm, this great analysis of the role of workers in our food system breaks it down. Thanks…

They Tell Me It’s Healthy…But Is It?

  This post is part of a series of posts covering topics related to CAGJ’s new book, “Our Food, Our Right.” The author, Meagan Nelson, is the Publicity Coordinator at Community Alliance for Global Justice and…

Sustainable Food: A Quick and Easy Dictionary

This post is part of a series of posts covering topics related to CAGJ’s new book, “Our Food, Our Right.” The author, Meagan Nelson, is the Publicity Coordinator at Community Alliance for Global Justice and has…

Reading from Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice with Vashon Island poet, Merna Hecht

Join Community Alliance for Global Justice for a discussion on food justice! Reading from Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice with Vashon Island poet, Merna Hecht Sunday August 11th, 2 – 3:30pm  Location:   Vashon Maury Island Senior Center, 10004 SW Bank Rd, Vashon 98070.   Our…

Eating Locally Improves Community Well-Being

    This post is part of a series of posts covering topics related to CAGJ’s new book, “Our Food, Our Right.” The author, Meagan Nelson, is the Publicity Coordinator at Community Alliance for Global Justice and…