Sign CAGJ’s TPP Petition today! Goal of 500 signers by June

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) will undermine everything we are doing to build food sovereignty. This is why CAGJ is working closely with 350 Seattle and Washington Fair Trade Coalition to stop the TPP. We need to keep the pressure on if we are going to continue to prevent Obama from bringing the TPP to […]

Donate in May to help CAGJ earn $5,000 Matching Grant!

Sign-up/Renew your CAGJ Membership in May, and your gift will be DOUBLED Every year in the Spring we rally our community to support CAGJ by pledging money or time.  In celebration of CAGJ’s 15th anniversary, your membership gift to CAGJ in May will go twice as far, helping us hire a second organizer to confront […]

Huff Post: Yes, We Need No GMO Bananas

Our campaign is highlighted by our friends at Food First on Huffington Post in this great article co-written by our ISU student allies, Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and Rivka Fidel. Please comment at Huff Post and please share widely! Posted March 18, 2016 on Huffington Post by Eric Holt-Gimenez, with Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and […]

Groups Sue FDA Over Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

CAGJ is following this lawsuit closely! Brought by many of our partners, including Friends of the Earth, with whom we coordinated closely on our 2015 Costco campaign, it represents an important challenge to the FDA’s recent approval of GE salmon. By Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice | March 31, 2016 A broad coalition of […]

SAT March 12: Picket PCC with CAGJ

CAGJ invites you to join us on the picket line! Saturday March 12 10:00 am – 11:30 am Location: Columbia City PCC – 3610 S Edmunds St, Seattle, WA 98118 The Seattle Boycott Committee and CAGJ are holding an informational picket on Saturday March 12 in support of ​Familias Unidas por la Justicia at PCC […]

ISU Student Analysis: When a banana is much more than a banana

Originally posted to FOOD FIRST BLOG By Ahna Kruzic, Angie Carter and Rivka Fidel    | 03.07.2016 The authors are currently graduate students at or recently graduated from Iowa State University. CAGJ’s AGRA Watch campaign coordinates closely with the students on our GM Banana campaign. Ames, Iowa – A recent controversy about an upcoming genetically engineered […]

Berta Cáceres, Presente!

It is with a heavy heart that we share the devastating news of the assassination last night of Berta Cáceres, Honduran indigenous leader and winner of the 2015 Goldman Prize and Romero Prize. CAGJ hosted part of her visit to Seattle in November, with Miriam Miranda, whose organization, Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH), won the […]

AGRA Watch Action Report: Petition signed by over 57,000 delivered to Gates Foundation and ISU

February 15, 2016: Petition calling for halt of GMO banana human trials delivered to Gates Foundation and Iowa State University Photos -See professional photographer Jonathan Lee’s photos on Facebook here. -See CAGJ’s photos on Facebook here. Pictured in photo: Emma Shorr, Bill Aal and Phil Bereano of AGRA Watch deliver petitions to Gates Foundation. Photo […]