CALL TO ACTION!! Help with Our Food, Our Right outreach!

CALL TO ACTION!! We are looking for people to help with outreach for Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice!!   Help needed with: -Taking copies of the guide to various stores and other locations in Seattle -Speaking with locations about selling the guide, negotiating selling price -Doing research for more places to take guide […]

Save the Date! SLEE Dinner & Fair August 7!

Saturday August 7, 2010 Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!  Dinner & Fair Same great location! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, in Montlake Volunteers make this annual community event and CAGJ fundraiser happen.  We are currently seeking volunteers to help organize the Silent and Dessert Auctions, to do outreach to friendly organization and businesses,  farmers and potential […]

Congress Steps Up For Healthy Food For All

From PolicyLink We have some exciting news to share! A bi-partisan group in the US House of Representatives took an important step to improve access to healthy foods and create jobs in low-income communities across America. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) and 20 co-sponsors just introduced a resolution in support of a National Fresh Food Financing Initiative […]

“Our Food, Our Right” on Sale Now!

These make GREAT gifts! Order yours now! Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a new CAGJ Food Justice Project publication (72 pages) that combines hands-on tools for change with community recipes and political awareness to engage YOU in joining in the struggle for food justice! Our Food, Our Right promotes community knowledge […]

Food Swapping Article from The Globe and Mail

Here’s an inspiring article on how people in Vancouver, BC are connecting with others in their community around home-cooked meals. Click here for link to article. I made chowder, you made pickles. Let’s trade By Wency Leung Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 The concept of preparing large batches of food for exchange is gaining popularity among […]

Teach-Out! Report from Island Meadow Farm, Vashon Island

CAGJ joined the farmers of Island Meadow Farm – Chandler Briggs, Caitlin Henry and Roby – in an awesome heart wrenching, gut wrenching chicken slaughter during the September Teach out to Vashon Island.  Here is a juicy snapshot of our journey. By CAGJ Intern, Valentina de la Fuente Something I learned about chickens today is […]

Press Coverage of WTO Protests 10 Years Later

Though the mainstream Seattle media focused on mostly on confrontations, tear gas, and “where were you?” person-on-the-street reminiscing, some outlets took the 10 year anniversary of the WTO protests in Seattle as a point to look at the future, what’s happened since, and where we go from here.  Below are just a few articles and […]

Happy N30! Join us in the Streets & at UW at 7pm!

Climate-Trade-Immigrant Justice NOW Westlake Plaza, south end of park, 12 – 5 12noon-1245: Cimate! Justice! Assembly Street Theater 1245-1pm: Jack Chernos, Singer, Songwriter 115-130: WA Fair Trade Coalition 130-2pm: Climate Justice speaker 2-230: People’s Assembly 230-250: Jim Page, Folk Troubadour 250-320: Street Theater 4pm-5pm WA Immigrant Rights Action Coalition Hear Eric Holt-Gimenez tonight at UW, […]