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, […]


[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 […]

Join the Food Fight! Farm Bill Workshop August 8!

Join the Food Fight! Did you know that there is one federal bill that affects the food you eat, health, renewable energy, farms, the environment, the economy, immigration, and world hunger? It’s called the Farm Bill. And together, we can make it work better for everyone! The day after the SLEE dinner….. Join us for […]

Help move the “Our Food, Our Right” publication forward!

The Food Justice Project’s “Our Food, Our Right” (OFOR) committee is looking for some additional help! “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice” is a CAGJ Food Justice Project publication 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 […]

US Social Forum Food Sovereignty Declaration

CAGJ members participated in the US Peoples Movement Assembly (PMA) on Food Justice and Sovereignty at the US Social Forum that produced this statement, and we are excited to share it with you today!  It includes the very exciting development of the new US Food Sovereignty Alliance ( a re-working of the former US Food […]