Farmer’s Market Tax Exemption Bill – please support!

See below for information on the Farmer’s Market Tax Exemption Bill, from the Washington Association of Churches: The Farmer’s Market Tax Exemption Bill (HB 2402) was heard in the House Finance Committee last Friday. The bill would exempt all non-profits (including churches) from property taxes incurred by hosting farmer’s markets on their property. Non-profits should not […]

Come learn more about Clean Greens Farm and CSA!

Come and find out about the Clean Greens Farm and Market Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program! Cleans Greens Farm and Market – Delivering fresh pesticide free produce to all people at affordable prices Sat, February 13th 10:00-12:00 St Mark Episcopal Cathedral Leffler House Living Room (House across the parking lot from the Cathedral) 1245 […]

Growing Power’s Will Allen Coming to Seattle! Feb 3rd

If you are growing food, thinking about food, interested in food justice or want to get started this year, check out this great event! See here for the flyer.   Urban Agriculture: Food Justice For All “Inside the Farmers Studio” with Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power & 2008 MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient Feb 3rd 7-9pm […]

Support the National Fresh Food Financing Initiative!

From PolicyLink: Did you know that right now in Washington there is a bipartisan effort gaining momentum to deal with our nation’s dual health and jobs crises? From the White House to both aisles in Congress – and to the more than 200 organizations nationwide that have already signed on in support – it seems […]

The Case for a Washington Food Policy Council

Please see the information below from the Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network on the exciting developments on a possible Washington Food Policy Council. Also, click here to check out a blog post that discusses the need for a Washington Food Policy Council. The Case for a Washington Food Policy Council As we alerted you last week,  Senate […]

CALL TO ACTION!! Help with Our Food, Our Right outreach!

CALL TO ACTION!! We are looking for people to help with outreach for Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice!!   Help needed with: -Taking copies of the guide to various stores and other locations in Seattle -Speaking with locations about selling the guide, negotiating selling price -Doing research for more places to take guide […]

Save the Date! SLEE Dinner & Fair August 7!

Saturday August 7, 2010 Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!  Dinner & Fair Same great location! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, in Montlake Volunteers make this annual community event and CAGJ fundraiser happen.  We are currently seeking volunteers to help organize the Silent and Dessert Auctions, to do outreach to friendly organization and businesses,  farmers and potential […]

Congress Steps Up For Healthy Food For All

From PolicyLink We have some exciting news to share! A bi-partisan group in the US House of Representatives took an important step to improve access to healthy foods and create jobs in low-income communities across America. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) and 20 co-sponsors just introduced a resolution in support of a National Fresh Food Financing Initiative […]

“Our Food, Our Right” on Sale Now!

These make GREAT gifts! Order yours now! Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a new CAGJ Food Justice Project publication (72 pages) that combines hands-on tools for change with community recipes and political awareness to engage YOU in joining in the struggle for food justice! Our Food, Our Right promotes community knowledge […]