Bust the Trust to Take Back Control of Our Food

Many voices missing in ‘Dialogue’ with Justice Department By Siena Chrisman with WhyHunger Part IV, reported March 26 Read parts I-III of WhyHunger’s reports on the Department of Justice’s hearings on anti-trust issues in agriculture The March 12 workshop that the Department of Justice and USDA held in Ankeny, Iowa, was called “A Dialogue on […]

From the Grassroots: Reports from Kenya & Uganda on Food Sovereignty, Agricultural Development and the Gates Foundation

CAGJ Report-back from Kenya & Uganda! Saturday, March 27, 6:30 – 9:00 PM Hidmo Eritrean Restaurant, 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 Come to hear from Kenyan Farmer & Community Organizer Joshua Machinga, Director of Common Ground in Kenya, and Heather English Day, CAGJ’s Director, who will report back on travels to Kenya and Uganda, […]

Mining and Indigenous Rights – The Struggle for Self-Determination in Central America

A panel discussion featuring Guatemalan indigenous community leader Pascual Bernabe Velásquez Assembly of Huehuetenango in Defense of Natural Resources Friday, March 5, 2010 | 6:30 – 8:30pm Ethnic Cultural Center at the UW 3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Black Room FREE EVENT Maya-Q’anjob’al women vote to express their opposition to mining  in a community consultation in […]

Our Food, Our Right Publication Party this Friday!!

Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice Publication Party Date: February 26 7-10 pm Location: Hidmo 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 The Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) recently published their first food justice resource guide and recipe book, Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice. The […]

Via Campesina Call to Action: Say ‘No!’ to Corporate Control of Agriculture and Food!

From the Via Campesina website, head there to find out more! 17 April 2010 – Join the International Day of Peasant Struggle To commemorate the International Day of Peasant Struggle on April 17th 2010, the international peasant movement La Via Campesina calls upon member organisations, allies and supporters to unite against transnational corporations (TNCs), which […]

Come celebrate the publication of Our Food, Our Right!

Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice Publication Party Date: February 26th, 7-10 pm Location: Hidmo 2000 S Jackson St. Seattle, 98144 The Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) recently published their first food justice resource guide and recipe book, Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice. The […]

Scurrilous Videos Besmirch, Enrage World Economic Forum, Leaders, World

The World Economic Forum started this week.  For a gathering of critics and advocates for alternatives to the WEF, a World Social Forum in Brazil also began (you can check out some coverage here and here, and other WSF events are happening in other areas throughout 2010). But thanks to some slick website design and […]

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 […]

“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 […]