Resounding no to Monsanto’s ‘bogus’ GM drought tolerant maize

Published by ACBio Written by Deidre May Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch intern After more than 10 years of fighting Monsanto’s drought-tolerant maize project, the South African Minister of Agriculture upheld the decision to reject Monsanto’s application for commercial cultivation; the decision came after the failure of the GM varieties to increase yield under […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: African Leader on Future of Food: At Gates Foundation & Town Hall

MEDIA ADVISORY Media Contact: Simone Adler  (215) 873-4672  simone@cagj.org  Battle for Future of Food in Africa: African Leader & Activists Bring Concerns to Gates Foundation Doorsteps Followed by Discussion at Town Hall Seattle SEATTLE, WA October 25, 2019 – Wednesday, October 30th, Million Belay, Ethiopian expert on indigenous livelihoods, food and seed sovereignty, and author […]

Oct 30 Event: Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa

WED OCT 30, 7-9PM             Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food in Africa Location: Town Hall Seattle, 1119 8th Ave, Seattle Help us publicize: Share the Facebook event! Purchase tickets for $5 from Town Hall RSVP here CAGJ/AGRA Watch are very excited to welcome to Seattle Million Belay, Coordinator of […]

Food sovereignty is Africa’s only solution to climate chaos 

Published by GRAIN Written by: Andrew Adem, Nyoni Ndabezinhle, Mariann Bassey, Mamadou Goïta, David Calleb Otieno Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch Intern As Africa’s population continues to grow, the demand for food increases alongside it, yet the effects of climate change will make food production much more difficult. Global warming is expected to cause […]

Organize with CAGJ ! Join Leadership

Community Alliance for Global Justice is seeking new leaders! CAGJ is membership-led and driven by leaders in our community! Right now is an exciting time to plug into CAGJ’s organizing by stepping into a volunteer leadership role. No experience needed; we believe all members have the ability to become leaders in our organizing. We will […]

Teach-Out Report: Clean Greens Farm

CAGJ’s Teach-Out with Clean Greens Farm took place August 24, 2019 Report by Alanna Boynton, Food Justice Project Co-Chair The sun blazed overhead as I followed the rural roads winding along the Snoqualmie River in Duvall, WA. I soon spotted my destination: Clean Greens Farm, where I’d be spending the day working and learning alongside […]

CAGJ Member Survey: We want your feedback!

Big news! We are excited to launch our member survey as part of our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process, and we want your feedback! Please take our short, anonymous survey, designed to take no more than 10 minutes. Your feedback about CAGJ’s work and what is important to you will help us assess and strategize […]

SLEE 2019 Gratitude!

THANK YOU everyone who came out to make our 13th SLEE a beautiful celebration of food sovereignty and community! Many guests commented that Doria Robinson’s keynote, “For the Love of Soil: Dismantling the Extractive Economy with Justice and Food Sovereignty” was the best yet! Doria, Executive Director of Urban Tilth, centered culture shifting as critical […]

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1: SEPT 21!

SAT Sept 21, 9am – 5pm CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1 – Past, Present, Future: Assessing CAGJ Location: Accessible location in Seattle TBD. Details shared soon. Register today! Calling all CAGJ Members, Partners, & Supporters! We invite you to join us for a day of reflection on CAGJ’s role in the food sovereignty movement. As […]