7/26 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE!) Dinner: Celebrating Fisherfolk in the Food Sovereignty Movement

Join us for CAGJ’s annual Food Justice dinner! Enjoy a delicious meal made with local and Fair Trade ingredients while learning about relevant issues and networking with small-scale farmers, fishers, advocates and allied organizations. Support your local economy and be part of the vibrant food justice community by buying a ticket today. Tickets on sale […]

New Report on Food Sovereignty & Saving Seeds in the US

CAGJ is a founding member of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance and is proud to have contributed to this report! The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance today released A Preliminary Report on Seeds and Seeds Practices in the US in celebration of La Vía Campesina’s International Day of Farmers’ and Peasants’ Struggles – April 17. The […]

April is Membership Month! Renew your Membership or become a Member today!

It’s Membership Month and we need your support! CAGJ is funded by the community: 85% of our funding comes directly from our Members. Please consider renewing your Membership or become a Member today! Together, we are funding a vital movement to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies and practices while creating and supporting alternatives that […]

Sign the Petition: Food for Good? Good for Whom?

The Gates Foundation claims to be promoting food for good (#Food4GoodSEA). We are asking the question: good for whom? (#Good4who) Join us on SAT April 5th, 11-1PM. We will be passing out flyers at the Gates Foundation’s Visitor Center Food for Good event to educate folks about the Gates Foundation’s involvement in Africa. To RSVP or […]

3/20: Biopiracy and Seed Sovereignty: AGRA Watch Educational

THURS, March 20, 6:30 – 9pm Location: Rochdale Room, Central Co-op Admin Office Building, 1900 E Madison Street (3 blocks East of Co-op store) All are welcome!  Event is free, and refreshments will be provided thanks to Central Co-op! RSVP’s appreciated but not required to agrawatch@cagj.org. International law is facilitating the appropriation of Africa’s genetic […]

UNCTAD 2013 Trade and Environment Report

The UN Conference on Trade and Development, in its recently released Trade and Environment Report 2013, concludes that developing and developed countries alike need a paradigm shift in agricultural development– from a “green revolution” to a “truly ecological intensification” approach. http://unctad.org/en/PublicationsLibrary/ditcted2012d3_en.pdf Warning that continuing rural poverty, persistent hunger around the world, growing populations, and mounting […]