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

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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….

SLEE 2015 was a Great Success! Thanks to all!


Thank you to everyone that attended the 9th Annual SLEE dinner on August 1st.  Close to 300 attendees raised almost $25,000 for CAGJ’s organizing!

Report exposes how the food industry is paying to manipulate the media around food

Earlier this summer Friends of the Earth published a report titled “Spinning Food,” which details how the industrial food industry is working to manipulate public opinion and understanding about the food system, and is undermining public knowledge about the benefits of diversified and ecological food systems. The industrial food sector is spending millions of dollars […]

March Against Monsanto- May 23, 2015

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CAGJ was excited to participate in Seattle’s March Against Monsanto rally at Westlake Park this past Saturday- May 23, 2015- to say NO to the terrible biotech/bigAgra models presented by Monsanto. Heather Day, CAGJ’s ED, spoke…

April is Membership Month!


Membership Month is when we ask our community to step up and support CAGJ by pledging money or time.