Fri 10/29: AGRA Watch Film Night & CAGJ Fundraiser!

The World According to Monsanto AGRA Watch documented the ties between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Monsanto, and recently exposed the foundation’s purchase of 500,000 shares of Monsanto stock.  Come to find out why we are so concerned about this unhealthy alliance, and to see how you can get involved in the AGRA […]

Sat 9/25 AGRA Watch Film Night!

In Honor of Hunger Action Month, CAGJ Presents… An AGRA Watch Film Night! COME JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF FOOD, FILMS, & DISCUSSION! When: Saturday, September 25th, 5-8pm Where: The Righis’ Home, Fremont area (RSVP for address) Films: A Cry for Madiom & GMOs: Blessing or Curse “A Cry for Madiom” documents the struggle […]

SAT-SUN, Sept 18-19 Teach Out to Yakima!

Teach-Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL COMMUNITY FARM Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Fifth Event of 2010! RicOrganics and Alvarez Farm – Overnight to Yakima Valley, WA Saturday, September 18th 12pm- Sunday, the 19th 9am- 1pm. Overnight […]

Media and online community react to AGRA Watch press release!

CAGJ’s AGRA Watch project put out a press release on August 25th highlighting the connections between Monsanto and the Gates Foundation’s activities in Africa, most recently the purchase of a large amount of Monsanto stock by the Gates Foundation.  First being picked up by many blogs and the purchase itself being covered by other outlets, […]

For Immediate Release: GATES FOUNDATION INVESTS IN MONSANTO

[Please see fact sheet, background research and post-card text on Media Resources page of website here] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25th, 2010 Contact: Travis English, AGRA Watch (206) 335-4405 Brenda Biddle, The Evergreen State College & AGRA Watch (360) 878-7833 AGRA Watch GATES FOUNDATION INVESTS IN MONSANTO Both will profit at expense of small-scale African […]

CAGJ-U.S. Social Forum Report-Back, Wed 8/25

CAGJ-U.S. Social Forum Report-Back Wed August 25th,
6:30-9:00pm Location: Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant (20th & Jackson in Central District, 2000 S. Jackson St.) Six of CAGJ’s members who traveled to Detroit in June for the US Social Forum will share their experiences and highlight the critical national organizing strategies they encountered in areas of food justice, food […]

Sunday 8/22 Teach Out! Laughing Crow Farm, Bainbridge

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL COMMUNITY FARM Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Laughing Crow Farm – Bainbridge Island, WA Fourth Event of 2010! This Sunday, August 22nd, 10am-3pm, with potluck after! CAGJ’s Food Justice Project […]

The USDA’s Latest Shameful Chapter

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair On July 19, right-wing ideologue Andrew Brietbart released a video of out-of-context snippets of a speech given by Shirley Sherrod, effectively distorting a personal story of empathy and redemption into an inflammatory account of reverse discrimination. Just hours after media began spreading the doctored evidence of racism, Sherrod (who served […]

Report on June 2010 Teach-Out: Clean Greens Farm

by Erica Bacon June 19, 2010 On one of many cool, rainy June Saturday mornings a few weeks ago, five committed CAGJ members met to carpool to our Teach-out at the Clean Greens Farm.  We drove out of the city hopeful that the clouds might lift for our day of farm work; they didn’t, but […]