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 […]

Demand Action in Wake of November 26th Honduran Elections

In the wake of disturbing reports of irregularities in the Honduran elections, CAGJ has signed onto this Open Letter, along with dozens of other human rights groups across the US. Sign on your organization here. Use this form to write to your Members of Congress and demand an immediate suspension of military and police aid […]

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 […]

Restoring my Indigeneity: Reflections on South Africa Agroecology Exchange by a Queer Black Urban Farmer, Dean Jackson

 First in the South Africa-US Agroecology Exchange Article Series Dean Jackson is Executive Director of Hilltop Urban Gardens in Tacoma, Washington In October I was honored to join seven other delegates on a US-South Africa Agroecology and Food Sovereignty Learning Exchange. As a Black queer and non-binary person who is working to remember and restore […]

Give for Food Sovereignty this #GivingTuesday

Dear Community, Today is #GivingTuesday, an annual day of donating to causes we believe in. In the spirit of CAGJ’s grassroots-supported funding model, we are turning upside down the consumer sales days of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” and promoting #GivingTuesday as a chance to put your money into social justice! And today only, you […]

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 2017 was AMAZING! Thank You!

Thank you so much for being a part of the 2017 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner! Thank you for joining us in celebrating another year of organizing for food sovereignty and strong local economies. The incredible meal of local, sustainable food, the wonderful music of Seattle Fandango Project, and a totally packed and SOLD-OUT room […]