AGRA Watch Trip Blog: Meeting Kenyan Agroecologists

Last week, CAGJ Organizing Director Simone Adler arrived in Kenya, starting off our AGRA Watch trip aimed at strengthening the next phase of our international organizing. Over the week-end Simone Adler, Heather Day and Bill Aal have participated in the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Food Systems Conference, and we are excited to participate […]

Make History and Vote for Climate Justice this Fall – Yes on 1631!

By Christina Rajan, FJP Volunteer This fall, make sure you vote by Nov 6th to be part of history and pass a game-changing climate justice policy! Initiative 1631, championed by the largest and most diverse coalition in state history, (including CAGJ!), is a measure that requires polluters to pay a fee that goes directly into […]

“Our History” A Background to the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance

This blog was originally posted on the blog of the U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance. The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) has released a new publication based on participatory research conducted by Grassroots International intern Alison Kaika, with editing support from Sara Mersha (Grassroots International), Saulo Araujo (WhyHunger), and Stephen Bartlett (Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville). The […]

First Pacific NW Agroecology Encuentro Grows Our Movement!

CAGJ joined with Community to Community, Hilltop Urban Gardens and Got Green to organize the first Pacific Northwest Agroecology Enceuntro which took place August 24-25 in Bellingham, WA. Over 50 farmers, farmworkers and organizers from Washington, Oregon, and California as well as Atlanta and New York came together to develop a shared analysis of the […]

Today is #GiveBIG! Double your Membership Month gift to CAGJ!

Dear Community, Make GiveBIG a big boost for our Membership Month fundraising campaign!  GiveBIG is TODAY! All gifts will be matched thanks to UFCW 21 and generous CAGJ members. Help us reach our $5000 Membership Month goal! Make a one-time donation via GiveBig – 60% of CAGJ’s budget is fueled by our Members! Donate TODAY […]

One week to double your Membership Month gift to CAGJ!

Dear Community, Make GiveBIG a big boost for our Membership Month fundraising campaign!  GiveBIG is next WED May 9; you can schedule your gift today, and it will be matched thanks to UFCW 21 and generous CAGJ members. Help us reach our $5000 Membership Month goal! Make a one-time donation via GiveBig – 60% of […]

AFSA PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2018 : Hands Off African Seeds! No Intellectual Property on Life

Thursday, April 26, 2018 Hands Off African Seeds! – No Intellectual Property on Life The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) today launches a continental seed policy report challenging the corporate capture of African farmers’ seeds and seed systems. Launched on World Intellectual Property Day, the report documents the policy shift towards corporatisation of […]