Media and online community react to AGRA Watch press release!

CAGJ’s AGRA Watch project put out a press release on August 25th highlighting the connections between Monsanto and the Gates Foundation’s activities in Africa, most recently the purchase of a large amount of Monsanto stock by the Gates Foundation.  First being picked up by many blogs and the purchase itself being covered by other outlets, […]

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 […]

Sunday 8/22 Teach Out! Laughing Crow Farm, Bainbridge

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 Laughing Crow Farm – Bainbridge Island, WA Fourth Event of 2010! This Sunday, August 22nd, 10am-3pm, with potluck after! CAGJ’s Food Justice Project […]

Join the Food Fight! Farm Bill Workshop August 8!

Join the Food Fight! Did you know that there is one federal bill that affects the food you eat, health, renewable energy, farms, the environment, the economy, immigration, and world hunger? It’s called the Farm Bill. And together, we can make it work better for everyone! The day after the SLEE dinner….. Join us for […]

US Social Forum Food Sovereignty Declaration

CAGJ members participated in the US Peoples Movement Assembly (PMA) on Food Justice and Sovereignty at the US Social Forum that produced this statement, and we are excited to share it with you today!  It includes the very exciting development of the new US Food Sovereignty Alliance ( a re-working of the former US Food […]

CAGJ blogs from US Social Forum in Detroit!

CAGJ has a large contingent of activists at the US Social Forum in Detroit this week!  The Forum started on Tuesday with an opening march and ceremony. All day workshops and plenaries and music and daily protests and meeting people began in full force Wednesday. Today we send some reflections from our journey, and notes […]

Saturday, June 19 Teach Out! Clean Greens Farm

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle Coordinated by the Food Justice Project This month we return to Clean Greens Farm, Duvall, WA
! The Black Dollar Days Task Force developed Clean Greens in response to the under-representation of African Americans among the ranks of those farming in Washington, as well as the lack of foods […]

June 5: Join CAGJ at Green Festival & for AGRA Watch Film Night!

June is a busy time for CAGJ. We hope you can join us at one of the following events June 5th! All day/1pm presentation at Green Festival All day June 5 and June 6 CAGJ will be tabling at the Green Festival: Email volunteer@cagj.org if you can help out with tabling for a few hours! […]

May 8: Spring Into Bed Teach-out!

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle Sat. May 8, 10 – 3pm optional celebration 4-8pm AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL COMMUNITY GARDEN – JOIN THE GUIDED BIKE RIDE, OR CAR-POOL!  Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice First Teach-out Event of 2010! Spring […]