AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE: Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ames Contact: Hannah Dankbar  515-867-1731 Seattle Contact: Heather Day  206-724-2243 Salk Institute Contact: David Schubert  858-453-4100 x1528 Over 57,000 Express Concern with Human Feeding Trials of GMO Bananas Simultaneous demonstrations in Ames and…

Petitions pressure Iowa State University to cease testing of GM Banana on humans

Dec 2015 petition delivery

PHOTO: ISU graduate student Jackie Nester hands over 950 petitions to Dean Wintersteen’s administrative staff. CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign is pleased to announce that the students we have worked closely with at Iowa State University on…

From the WTO to the Cop21: People’s Movements Demand Justice


Blog post by Food Justice Project Co-Chair Chris Iberle, and Director Heather Day

We call on the Gates Foundation to divest from fossil fuels AND agribusiness!

LVC Climate Justice

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Give Fair Trade & Local Gifts this Season!


CAGJ’s Annual Fundraiser: Fair Trade for the Holidays! Support food sovereignty here and around the world by choosing our gifts which are all locally and fairly made.  Support CAGJ, Support Local Farmers, Fisherfolk and Artists and…

CAGJ participates in US Food Sovereignty Alliance Assembly and Prize in Iowa


On October 12 – 15, 2015 CAGJ’s Director Heather Day and members Ross Kirshenbaum, Jenny McIntosh and Emma Shorr traveled to Iowa to participate in the 3rd national Assembly of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance, and…

10/27: “Climate, Food and Race: Challenges for the Food Movement” – UW Talk by Eric Holt-Giménez, Director of Food First

LVC Climate Justice

Tuesday October 27, 7 – 9pm CAGJ Presents: “Climate, Food and Race: Challenges for the Food Movement” Talk given by Eric Holt-Giménez, Director of Food First/The Institute for Food and Development Policy Got Green? will speak about…

Op-Ed in Ames Tribune! Sign petition to build pressure on ISU to halt human trials of GM Banana

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HELP SEND CAGJ LEADERS TO IOWA FOOD SOVEREIGNTY EVENTS! Friday Sept 25, 7-10pm $10 – $25 sliding scale donation at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds) Location: 41 Legs Urban Farm (Heather…

Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Des Moines, Iowa, United States – September 1, 2015 Black US Farmers, Honduran Afro-Indigenous Share Food Sovereignty Prize In this moment when it is vital to assert that Black lives matter, the U.S….