New Report on Food Sovereignty & Saving Seeds in the US

CAGJ is a founding member of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance and is proud to have contributed to this report! The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance today released A Preliminary Report on Seeds and Seeds Practices in the US in celebration of La Vía Campesina’s International Day of Farmers’ and Peasants’ Struggles – April 17. The […]

April is Membership Month! Renew your Membership or become a Member today!

It’s Membership Month and we need your support! CAGJ is funded by the community: 85% of our funding comes directly from our Members. Please consider renewing your Membership or become a Member today! Together, we are funding a vital movement to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies and practices while creating and supporting alternatives that […]

Starting to unpack the TPP, NAFTA and food sovereignty

By Allison Mountjoy CAGJ’s Food Justice Project I recently traveled to New Orleans for the first time and where did I find myself on the first day but the New Orleans food co-op. For my sister, who was traveling with me, it was not surprising when I spent thirty minutes looking through produce and taking […]

Good Food to the People – Our Food, Our Right

Hosted by CAGJ and Community Kitchens Northwest. Come network with other food activist organizations and get the inside story on the 2nd edition of “Our Food, Our Right” published by CAGJ. Date: Saturday, March 29                                                                                         Time: 4-7pm Location: Union Cultural Center – 803 S. King St. Seattle, 98104 (accessible by bus route #  7, 14, 36, or light rail […]

SLEE 2014 Kick-off!

We are very excited to announce the 8th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) dinner. Every year dozens of volunteers help organize this important awareness-raising event for CAGJ. We bring together over 300 farmers, food workers and activists for a dinner featuring the Pacific Northwest’s amazing bounty of food and Fair Trade ingredients. We invite […]

CAGJ’s Annual Planning Meeting

YOU ARE INVITED! CAGJ’s Annual Planning Meeting to dream about and plan 2014 and beyond! Please RSVP to [email protected], and let us know if you plan to participate in part or all of the meeting: DINNER – Friday March 7th, 6 – 9:30pm Location: Bill Aal’s home, 2408 Valley on Capitol Hill Join us Friday […]

Rev. Jeffrey Speech on NAFTA & TPP

This speech was given by Reverend Robert L. Jeffrey Sr. of Seattle WA at the No More NAFTAs, Stop the TPP (TransPacific Partnership) Rally on January 31, 2014, and is reprinted here with permission. Reverend Jeffrey is Executive Director of Black Dollar Days Task Force and Clean Greens Farm & Market. One of the major problems […]

CAGJ kicked off 2014 with two successful events!

CAGJ Kicks-off off 2014 at January Community Meeting Thank you to everyone who attended and helped organize our latest Community Meeting and the Stop the TPP Rally. Click here to see pictures of the Community Meeting and the Rally on our Facebook page. We had over 40 people attend our Community Meeting including core activists […]

No More NAFTAs: Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership! International Day of Action

Friday, January 31st 2014 Noon Westlake Center 400 Pine St, Seattle The rally is part of an Inter-Continental Day of Action, in solidarity with our trade justice allies in Mexico, Canada and across the U.S. Community Alliance for Global Justice grew out of the 1999 Seattle protests against the World Trade Organization, and has continued to oppose […]