Seattle Times writes ill-conceived Korea FTA editorial, WAFTC and CAGJ respond

The Seattle Times Editorial Board penned a piece promoting the same outdated, irresponsible, and damaging neoliberal trade model that was at the center of protests that shut down the WTO almost ten years ago.  Seattle responded!  See the original editorial, with several responses from CAGJ members and allies, below. Ratify Korea trade pact Seattle Times […]

Few questions, more praise, for Siddiqui at confirmation hearing

  Few questions, more praise, for Siddiqui at confirmation hearing Monday November 09 2009 Volume: 51 Issue: 36   Food Chemical News   No fewer than 80 chiefly environmental advocacy groups have issued a statement painting Islam Siddiqui as too pro-pesticide and biotech to be chief agricultural negotiator for the U.S. Trade Representative. Regardless, most […]

Check out a Food Justice Project Youtube Video!!

Click the link below to see an awesome video slideshow that highlights our two current projects, the Teach Out! site visits and Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice – activist guide and recipe book. Great job to Molly Woodring and Laura Brady for working on this together!   Make sure you turn your […]

Urban Gardening Radio Show

November 7, 2009 – Green $ense Urban Farming This edition of Green $ense will focus on urban agriculture – from gardening to farming – as Robert Colangelo interviews guests that include non-profits, visionaries, and entrepreneurs that are reducing the carbon footprint by bringing food to the people. Tune your radio dial to 820 AM at […]

Teach-Out! Reportback: Jubilee Farms and Local Roots

Teach Out! at Jubilee and Local Roots A Reflection by Valentina de la Fuente At today’s Teach Out to Jubilee and Local Roots farms in Carnation, we hear from farmers on their experiences farming in the Snoqualmie Valley, one of the last remaining regions in King County designated specifically as farm land. Some themes that […]

THE PEOPLE’S SUMMIT Nov 27-29

WTO+10: Global Justice Forward The Climate is Changing – It’s Time for Solutions! See www.seattleplus10.org for lots more info! CAGJ IS SELLING T-SHIRTS WITH THIS LOGO HERE! $15 FUNDRAISER…RED & WHITE STANDARD T-SHIRTS; RED AND LIGHT BLUE FITTED T-SHIRTS, & RED KIDS T-SHIRTS! CALL FOR MORE INFO, GET YOURS AT THE PEOPLE’S SUMMIT, OR BUY […]

CAGJ’s 7th Teach Out! Join CAGJ in visiting FEEST’s Community Potluck!!

CAGJ members and supporters will join other great people for food and community-building at FEEST’s November Community Potluck: Wednesday, November 25th 3:30pm join us for cooking in the kitchen 5:30pm The potluck begins 7:00pm Clean up of space *please plan to stay and clean up. Its an important part of our community agreements. At the […]

ACTION ALERT: Help Protect family fishermen and oceans!

Will you help protect our family fishermen and our oceans? Wednesday, October 28th Between 10:30am and 2:30pm, Ballard Town Square (Between Leary and Ballard Ave.) On October 28th, people across the country, from Washington to Maine will be standing up to support family fishermen, healthy oceans, and sustainable seafood. Here in Seattle, we will be […]

ACTION ALERT! King County budget eliminates agriculture programs

An Action Alert from Mary Embleton of the Cascade Harvest Coalition: Dear Friends, This is a call to action.  We need your help and support to draw attention to King County’s budget process and the Executive’s proposed elimination of all funding for Puget Sound Fresh, WSU King County Extension and core elements of the County’s […]

Report on Day 2 of Community Food Security Coalition Conference

Today’s plenary addressed how to resist and/or engage with corporate power in ways that advance the struggle for a just food and health system. One of the speakers, Eduardo Sanchez,  brilliantly connected the food system to the health care system, and suggested that following the current “reforms” of US health care only replicate the same […]