2011 CAGJ Accomplishments

Organized Free, Public, Educational Gatherings & Farm Work-Parties Food Justice Project: Organizing for Food Justice & Food Sovereignty in Seattle & everywhere! Teach-Outs with Central Co-op, Cascadian Edible Landscapes, Seattle Youth Garden Works with Spring into Bed!, Clean Greens Farm (in photo: CAGJ activist Victoria Gibson on the Farm with Clean Greens Farmer Tom Willis, […]

Take action for to stand up for farmworker rights in Washington!

Action Alert from the United Farm Workers: You can make “Darigreed” listen to workers. Sign the petition TODAY! Dairy workers at the Ruby Ridge dairy, which provides milk for the Darigold label are going through hell and need your help. More than a third of them have been fired after they dared asked to have […]

SAT Nov 12 – TUES 15 AGRA Watch welcomes Kenyan farmer Samuel Nderitu to Seattle

Honoring African Food Sovereignty! AGRA Watch welcomes Samuel Nderitu to Seattle,  Kenyan Farmer & Director, Grow Biointensive Agricultural Center of Kenya (G-BIACK) Winner, 2011 Food Sovereignty Prize Honorable Mention 3 events: All events are free & open to the public SAT Nov 12: 11AM – 1PM Farmer Information Exchange at Marra Farm (more info below, […]

Reports from CAGJ Delegation to Oaxaca, Mexico

From Sept 21 through Oct 1, 2011 several CAGJ members and others joined a Witness for Peace coordinated delegation called ‘Food, Farms, and the Roots of Migration: A journey for food sovereignty to Oaxaca, Mexico’.  To learn about future Witness for Peace delegations click here.  Stay tuned to CAGJ’s delegation web-page for future food sovereignty […]

Oct. 22: Teach-Out at Hilltop Urban Gardens

SAT Oct 22 10am – 1:30pm Celebrating Food DayTeach-Out Tacoma HUG – Hilltop Urban Gardens CAGJ’s Food Justice Project invites our members and others to join us and learn about and build connections with key players in the local food region through monthly visits & work parties with farms, community kitchens, and community gardens.  Join us […]

CAGJ Party Oct 15 to Celebrate 10 Years!

CAGJ CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ORGANIZING LOCALLY FOR JUSTICE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY! It’s a party! SAT OCTOBER 15, 7 – 10pm Venue: Historic Washington Hall 153 14th Avenue, in the Central District just north of Yesler $5 – $20 sliding scale donation Catered by El Rodeo: A Taste of El Salvador Join CAGJ as […]

Dance the Tango for CAGJ

Come dance the Argentine Tango with your fellow CAGJ activists and friends on Sunday Oct 23 to raise money for the 2nd edition of CAGJ’s publication, “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice.” Please keep in mind space is limited to only 20 spots for the lesson. Additionally, no partner or prior dancing experience […]

SAT Sept 10: Food Justice without Borders: From Seattle to Brazil!

Food Justice without Borders: From Seattle to Brazil! Join us as we welcome Janaina Stronzake to Seattle to share her experience of working with the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement  – MST – the largest peasant movement in Latin America with over 1.5 million members.  Read more about the MST here. SAT Sept 10, 6 – […]

Food Justice Project August Happenings

Food Justice Project Meeting: Confronting Racism in the Food System and Food Movement TUES AUG 16, 6:30-9PM Location: 23rd Ave S and Jackson St, 309 23rd Ave S 98144, the NELA Center for Student Success Please join us for our next meeting in August, where we will engage in a facilitated discussion about racism and […]

SAT Aug 6: Cafe Justicia-A Food Justice Secret Cafe

Cafe Justicia (A Food Justice Secret Cafe) Support the scholarship fund of the Food, Farms, and The Roots of Migration Delegation to Oaxaca, Mexico this September!  Several of CAGJ’s members are attending, and they need help fundraising! When: Saturday, August 6th at 7pm Where: In the garden of Heather Day’s home, in Madison Valley What: […]