CAGJ condemns FDA approval of GMO salmon; Costco yet to take action

On November 19, 2015 the FDA approved genetically engineered salmon, making it the first genetically altered animal to be cleared for U.S. supermarkets. CAGJ condemns this action by the FDA because extensive independent research demonstrates that it is a threat to the environment through transgenic pollution of our already threatened wild salmon stock, as well […]

Give Fair Trade & Local Gifts this Season!

CAGJ’s Annual Fundraiser: Fair Trade for the Holidays! Support food sovereignty here and around the world by choosing our gifts which are all locally and fairly made.  Support CAGJ, Support Local Farmers, Fisherfolk and Artists and Support Fair Trade!  All proceeds go directly to CAGJ! Available this year: All gifts can be ordered online. Nikki […]

PRESS RELEASE: TPP puts investors first but pushes aside workers, consumers and the environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, November 5, 2015 Contact: Gillian Locascio, 206.227.3079, [email protected], Stan Sorscher, 206.255.4393, [email protected] Seattle, WA – After six years of secret negotiations, today the public has its first look at official text for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-country deal that would set the terms for globalization for the next generation. The […]

CAGJ participates in US Food Sovereignty Alliance Assembly and Prize in Iowa

On October 12 – 15, 2015 CAGJ’s Director Heather Day and members Ross Kirshenbaum, Jenny McIntosh and Emma Shorr traveled to Iowa to participate in the 3rd national Assembly of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance, and to witness the Food Sovereignty Prize being awarded to the Federation of Southern Cooperatives and Black Fraternal Organization of […]

10/27: “Climate, Food and Race: Challenges for the Food Movement” – UW Talk by Eric Holt-Giménez, Director of Food First

Tuesday October 27, 7 – 9pm CAGJ Presents: “Climate, Food and Race: Challenges for the Food Movement” Talk given by Eric Holt-Giménez, Director of Food First/The Institute for Food and Development Policy Got Green? will speak about statewide organizing for climate justice in partnership with Communities of Color for Climate Justice!

Teach-Out Report: Familias Unidas por la Justicia & C2C

By Jenny McIntosh, CAGJ Volunteer For a list of excellent resources to learn more about farmworker justice, Familias Unidas and how to stay connected with the boycott movement, click here. Further details about how to take action can be found on the Familias Unidas website.

Resource List to support Familias Unidas por la Justicia

Stay connected with Familias Unidas por la Justicia Website – Watch the campaign unfold here with updates on the negotiations by the farmworkers. Facebook – Stay involved in boycott actions to support the farmworkers no matter where you live! You’ll see events and actions to take posted here. Boycott Sakuma Committee, Seattle Facebook – If […]

FRI 9/25: CAGJ HOUSE PARTY!

HELP SEND CAGJ LEADERS TO IOWA FOOD SOVEREIGNTY EVENTS! Friday Sept 25, 7-10pm $10 – $25 sliding scale donation at the door (no one turned away for lack of funds) Location: 41 Legs Urban Farm (Heather Day’s home) – 403 29th Ave E, Seattle 98112 RSVP to CAGJ CAGJ helped found the US Food Sovereignty […]