10 Reasons Why Eaters & Food Justice Activists Should Care about the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership)

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a secretive regional free trade/investor rights initiative led by the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam, with an open-docking clause allowing for additional countries to join. In theory, the TPP seeks to increase trade in the region by opening […]

Report from international GMO negotiations from CAGJ’s Phil Bereano

CAGJ Advisory Board and AGRA Watch leader Phil Bereano attended the 6th Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Biosafety Protocol held in early October 2012 in Hyderabad, India; he has been an NGO participant in the negotiation and implementation of this treaty and a subsidiary agreement on liability for damages. The Protocol covers guidelines […]

Dec. 7: CAGJ Book Release PARTY!

Click here to order the book directly from CAGJ on our website. SEATTLE: Friday December 7th, 7 – 9 pm Come celebrate the 2nd Edition of Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice! Hosted by Burke Museum, North end of UW campus: 17 ave Northeast and Northeast 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98105. Open to public, $5 requested donation at […]

CAGJ Food Day Walmart Action Report & Press Round-up!

Action Report by Marisa Hendron, CAGJ Book Group coordinator See more photos in CAGJ’s facebook album! Check out our informational leaflet!  FINAL FLYER On October 24, a dozen CAGJ volunteers and UFCW organizers celebrated US Food Day by distributing information about Wal-Mart to shoppers at Promenade 23, the retail center on 23rd Ave and South […]

Local Activists Celebrate National Food Day by Protesting a Possible New Wal-Mart Store In Seattle’s Central District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2012 Contact: Heather Day, Cell: 206-724-2243, Email: [email protected] Concerned Seattle residents will raise neighborhood awareness about Wal-Mart’s negative impact on workers, tax-payers, community members, farmers and eaters. Oct 24, 2012 – Seattle, WA – To mark Food Day (October 24th)—a nationwide celebration and movement toward more healthy, affordable and sustainable […]

Life Without a Farm Bill: What’s at Stake?

October 1st, 2012, By National Sustainable Agricultural Coalition As of today, our nation’s food and farm policy in the form of the 2008 Farm Bill has officially expired, with no workable replacement. There are many who see this as a better course of events than the passage of one of the new, admittedly imperfect, bills […]

CAGJ’s New Book has arrived! Order it today from CAGJ!

About CAGJ’s Publication: “Our Food Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice” Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a publication of the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice. There are now two editions, combining hands-on tools for change with community recipes and political awareness to engage YOU in joining […]

The 2008 Farm Bill Expires September 30 – Will we get a new one for 2012?

By John Fawcett-Long, Steering Committee Member, Northwest Farm Bill Action Group (NWFBAG) The 2008 Farm Bill expires September 30, at the end of the federal fiscal year.  The US Senate passed its version earlier this year and the House’s draft has stalled after an ugly bill was passed by the House Agriculture Committee.  Find NWFBAG’s […]

Educate & oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership – “NAFTA of the Pacific”

Trans Pacific Partnership FTA – TPP FTA Trade negotiators from the United States and eight other countries have been busily negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement.  This currently includes Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia, Peru and Chile, but is also intended as a “docking agreement” that other Pacific Rim countries would […]