Thoughts on Intimacy with Food, Land, and Women from South Africa: “Where there are women you can never go wrong.”

By Alsie Parks, Field Organizer for Southeastern African American Farmers Organic Network (SAAFON) Third in the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange Article Series Black women possess knowledge that comes from a deep place of knowing and nurturing. “Innate agrarian artistry is the womanist praxis of using deep-rooted knowledge as a creatively healing, ancestrally honoring, and community […]

CAGJ’s End of Year Appeal & 2017 Accomplishments

Many of you will will receive our end of year letter in the mail this week. If not, here is what you missed! Thank you for donating generously to CAGJ during this giving season, to help us continue to build the global food sovereignty movement! Dear Friend of CAGJ, We are still basking in the […]

THURS 11/30 Film Screening: This Is What Democracy Looks Like

Join CAGJ on 18th Anniversary of WTO Shut-Down! Film Screening: This Is What Democracy Looks Like THURS November 30, 8 – 10pm Attend Anakbayan Delegation Report-Back 6-8pm Location: Hillman City Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 Please help us publicize! Share the Facebook event. On November 30th 1999, a people’s rebellion shut down […]

CAGJ’s Annual Fair Trade for the Holidays Fundraiser

Every year CAGJ offers Fair Trade and local gifts you can feel good about buying, especially because your purchase helps CAGJ continue the good fight! Click here to purchase Nikki McClure’s beautiful 2018 Calendar and CAGJ’s New Tshirts. See below for more gift ideas! 2018 Nikki McClure Calendar: $18, or 3 for $45 Purchase online […]

Article Series on South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange

Media Contact: Simone Adler, Organizing Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice | [email protected] | 215-873-4672 International Agroecology Exchange – Reflections from the US Delegation to South Africa Article Series November 2017 through January 2018  November 20, 2017 Update: Links to published articles: Restoring my Indigeneity: Reflections on South Africa Agroecology Exchange by a Queer Black […]

SLEE Dinner almost sold out!

CAGJ is excited to announce that the 11th annual SLEE Dinner is almost SOLD OUT! UPDATE: We have closed online registration. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. A great way to get into SLEE (for free!) is to VOLUNTEER! We still need Servers and Kitchen Prep help on Saturday, and […]

SLEE is October 21!

Join CAGJ for 11th Annual SLEE Dinner! SAT Oct 21, 5pm Happy Hour, 6:30pm Dinner Keynote by local farmer Ari de Leña, “Farming for Cultural and Ecological Resilience” Tickets $40-$100 sliding scale: Purchase online, or at the door CAGJ’s annual SLEE Dinner (Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere!) is soon! Join us Saturday, October 21 at University […]

PRESS RELEASE: 2017 Food Sovereignty Prize honors grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system

2017 Food Sovereignty Prize Live on 10/17/17 to honor grassroots organizations challenging corporate control of the food system CONTACT: Ahna Kruzic, Director of Publications & Communications, Food First [email protected], (510) 927-5379 SEATTLE, WA – The US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA) is pleased to announce the honorees of the ninth annual Food Sovereignty Prize: Zimbabwe Small […]

RNA Interference GMOs to enter South Africa and Nigeria

The African Center for Biodiversity warns that the South African government recently received an application for use of a new variety of GM Maize. The African Center for Biodiversity(ACB) warns in an alert published August 10th, that the South African government recently received an application for the import, feed and processing of a new variety […]