Food sovereignty is Africa’s only solution to climate chaos 

Published by GRAIN Written by: Andrew Adem, Nyoni Ndabezinhle, Mariann Bassey, Mamadou Goïta, David Calleb Otieno Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch Intern As Africa’s population continues to grow, the demand for food increases alongside it, yet the effects of climate change will make food production much more difficult. Global warming is expected to cause […]

Report-Back: CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1

Last Saturday, 20 people CAGJ Members gathered to dive into the history of Community Alliance for Global Justice and reflect on our role in the food sovereignty movement. Scott Winn, our consultant for our year-long Strategic Assessment & Planning Process, facilitated us through a full day of reflection, learning, and interactive activities. We started off […]

Organize with CAGJ ! Join Leadership

Community Alliance for Global Justice is seeking new leaders! CAGJ is membership-led and driven by leaders in our community! Right now is an exciting time to plug into CAGJ’s organizing by stepping into a volunteer leadership role. No experience needed; we believe all members have the ability to become leaders in our organizing. We will […]

Teach-Out Report: Clean Greens Farm

CAGJ’s Teach-Out with Clean Greens Farm took place August 24, 2019 Report by Alanna Boynton, Food Justice Project Co-Chair The sun blazed overhead as I followed the rural roads winding along the Snoqualmie River in Duvall, WA. I soon spotted my destination: Clean Greens Farm, where I’d be spending the day working and learning alongside […]

CAGJ Member Survey: We want your feedback!

Big news! We are excited to launch our member survey as part of our Strategic Assessment & Planning Process, and we want your feedback! Please take our short, anonymous survey, designed to take no more than 10 minutes. Your feedback about CAGJ’s work and what is important to you will help us assess and strategize […]

Agroecology as Innovation

Article by Timothy A. Wise, originally published on Food Tank Summary by Becca Fogel, AGRA Watch Intern On July 3, 2019, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a report entitled Agroecological and other innovative approaches for sustainable agriculture and food systems that enhance food security and nutrition, signalling the agency’s continued shift toward […]

SLEE 2019 Gratitude!

THANK YOU everyone who came out to make our 13th SLEE a beautiful celebration of food sovereignty and community! Many guests commented that Doria Robinson’s keynote, “For the Love of Soil: Dismantling the Extractive Economy with Justice and Food Sovereignty” was the best yet! Doria, Executive Director of Urban Tilth, centered culture shifting as critical […]

CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1: SEPT 21!

SAT Sept 21, 9am – 5pm CAGJ Membership Gathering Part 1 – Past, Present, Future: Assessing CAGJ Location: Accessible location in Seattle TBD. Details shared soon. Register today! Calling all CAGJ Members, Partners, & Supporters! We invite you to join us for a day of reflection on CAGJ’s role in the food sovereignty movement. As […]

Supreme Court rules in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana

Supreme Court rules in favour of Food Sovereignty Ghana Originally written by Food Sovereignty Ghana Reposted by Becca Fogel   In early July 2019, Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) appeared before the Supreme Court to challenge a High Court’s jurisdiction to rule on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The Supreme Court ruled that the Human Rights Court […]

Why We Must Stop NAFTA 2.0 to Ensure GE Salmon Labeling

By Selden Prentice, 350 Seattle and WA Fair Trade Coalition As we fight Big Ag, corporate power, environmental degradation, and climate change, here’s another threat: genetically engineered (GE) salmon. Indigenous tribes, including the Muckleshoot and Quinault, have raised serious concerns about GE salmon now being sold in the US by AquaBounty Technology.  Addressing these concerns […]