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Dr. Carol Thompson, African Scholar – visits Seattle, December 4-6

CAGJ is proud to host Dr Thompson, Professor of Political Science Northern Arizona University. Details on Agra Watch including three papers she has provided us.

United Students for Fair Trade Convergence

United Students for Fair Trade Convergence, “Fair Trade: Taking It Forward” University of Washington HUB, Seattle November 7-10, 2008 About the Convergence: The Convergence will include workshops on Fair Trade that range from Fair Trade basics…

CAGJ Signs Call to Action to Confront Food Crisis!

Today CAGJ signed on to the Call to Action of the US Working Group on the Food Crisis, an ad hoc group of organizations from around the US, representing various sectors of the food system, including…

Presidential Candidates on Agriculture, Trade, and Development

Unedited version of an article in CAGJ’s November Newsletter, compiled by Ashley Fent. Please note that CAGJ does not endorse any presidential candidate. Speaking as an individual, it is my opinion that neither of the two…

Confronting the Food Crisis Teach-in Update

THIS Friday & Saturday! TEACH-IN: “Confronting the Food Crisis: Cultivating Just Alternatives to the Corporate Food System.” The Teach-In is FREE and open to the public – no registration necessary! Come enjoy part or all of…

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Nov 2: Sustainable Alternatives to a Culture in Crisis, Celebrate Madison Market’s 30th Aniversary

Come hear CAGJ’s Director, Heather Day, and two of CAGJ’s Advisory Board members, Viki Sonntag and Derek Hoshiko, speak on a panel with other “local food heroes” at Madison Market’s 30th Anniversary event at Hugo House!…

Thanks for making our annual Movie in the Park a success!

Our annual Movie in the Park event on September 13th, in partnership with Lettuce Link and hosted by Marra Farm, was great! About 80 people enjoyed roasted corn, a potluck, and films focusing on radical food…

AGRA Watch Letter to Scientific American

Read AGRA Watch’s letter to Scientific American, in response to their article, “Food Shortage Aid Should Start with Lessons in Agriculture.” Please check back to see if they publish it! Editors: In regards to your article…

“Battle in Seattle” premieres Sept 19: help build the People’s History of the Battle of Seattle!

On Friday September 19 “Battle in Seattle”, the major-motion picture about the WTO protests, will finally open in Seattle and other cities. The film is director Stuart Townsend’s first, and stars Andre Benjamin, Woody Harrelson, Michelle…