Uganda Passes Genetic Engineering Regulatory Act to the Applaud of Civil Society

AGRA Watch Celebrates Win for Ugandans & Civil Society By Matt Canfield, AGRA Watch Member For the past several years, AGRA Watch has worked closely with our allies to challenge the Gates Foundation’s efforts to push legislation through the Ugandan Parliament that will enable the commercial production of genetically engineered crops. The Gates Foundation and […]

THURS 11/29: CAGJ Holiday Party & Africa Trip Report-Back

THURS NOV 29, 7-9PM CAGJ Holiday Party & Africa Trip Report-Back Potluck! RSVP: Email us Location:The home of Donna Lewen, 2518 E Howell Street, Seattle 98122 CAGJ will provide a vegan main course and mulled wine; if you are able, please bring a salad, side dish, dessert or beverage of your choice to share.   […]

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 was joined by Heather Day and Bill Aal in Senegal, to participate in the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa Food Systems Conference, and we […]

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 […]