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 […]

Food Swapping Article from The Globe and Mail

Here’s an inspiring article on how people in Vancouver, BC are connecting with others in their community around home-cooked meals. Click here for link to article. I made chowder, you made pickles. Let’s trade By Wency Leung Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 The concept of preparing large batches of food for exchange is gaining popularity among […]

Teach-Out! Report from Island Meadow Farm, Vashon Island

CAGJ joined the farmers of Island Meadow Farm – Chandler Briggs, Caitlin Henry and Roby – in an awesome heart wrenching, gut wrenching chicken slaughter during the September Teach out to Vashon Island.  Here is a juicy snapshot of our journey. By CAGJ Intern, Valentina de la Fuente Something I learned about chickens today is […]

Press Coverage of WTO Protests 10 Years Later

Though the mainstream Seattle media focused on mostly on confrontations, tear gas, and “where were you?” person-on-the-street reminiscing, some outlets took the 10 year anniversary of the WTO protests in Seattle as a point to look at the future, what’s happened since, and where we go from here.  Below are just a few articles and […]

Happy N30! Join us in the Streets & at UW at 7pm!

Climate-Trade-Immigrant Justice NOW Westlake Plaza, south end of park, 12 – 5 12noon-1245: Cimate! Justice! Assembly Street Theater 1245-1pm: Jack Chernos, Singer, Songwriter 115-130: WA Fair Trade Coalition 130-2pm: Climate Justice speaker 2-230: People’s Assembly 230-250: Jim Page, Folk Troubadour 250-320: Street Theater 4pm-5pm WA Immigrant Rights Action Coalition Hear Eric Holt-Gimenez tonight at UW, […]

N30 Events in Seattle

After taking action during the day for climate justice, fair trade, and immigrant rights, take the evening to reflect and celebrate the WTO+10 throughout Seattle… 6 p.m. “Today We Have the Power” produced by Christopher Timm, at University of Washington, Johnson Hall. Click here for more information. 7 p.m. “Nov 30, 2009: Ten Years to […]

Seattle Times writes ill-conceived Korea FTA editorial, WAFTC and CAGJ respond

The Seattle Times Editorial Board penned a piece promoting the same outdated, irresponsible, and damaging neoliberal trade model that was at the center of protests that shut down the WTO almost ten years ago.  Seattle responded!  See the original editorial, with several responses from CAGJ members and allies, below. Ratify Korea trade pact Seattle Times […]