AGRA WATCH PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  From Seattle to Cancun: International Coalition Calls on Gates Foundation for Real Solutions to Hunger and Climate Change December 7th, 2010 Contact: Janae Choquette, AGRA Watch, (425) 218-2213, [email protected] Anne Maina, African Biodiversity Network, (+52) 998 188 7412, [email protected] Seattle, WA – Today as thousands march in Cancun for climate justice, Seattle-based […]

Dec 1 Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND PARTICIPATE IN A LOCAL COMMUNITY KITCHEN Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Last Event of 2010! Rainier Family Community Kitchen Wednesday, December 1st (PLEASE NOTE CHANGED DATE!) 6:30-8:30pm at the Rainier Community Center Many low […]

Trade Justice at NW Chocolate Festival Oct 23 & 24!

Northwest Chocolate Festival www.nwchocolatefestival.com Seattle Center Northwest Rooms October 23rd and 24th! All day admission $12.50 or e-mail [email protected] to volunteer and get in free! Chocolate Festival Trade Justice Line Up Saturday Tree to Bean to Cup: Wake Up with Coffee and Chocolate  (10am) The parallels between cacao and coffee are endless – both artfully […]

10/24 Teach-Out with Alleycat Acres!

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! Alleycat Acres Urban Farming Collective Sunday, October 24, 12:00-4:00, potluck following! Please support Alleycats’ commitment to alternative transportation methods […]

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 […]

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 […]