FOOD POLICY COUNCIL RESEARCH INTERNSHIP, Spring 2012

CAGJ seeks an intern who will do research co-coordinated by the Puget Sound Regional Council’s Regional Food Policy Council on other cities’ strategies for engaging diverse communities in their Food Policy Councils. HOW TO APPLY: Please send an email to CAGJ’s Director, Heather Day ([email protected]) briefly summarizing why you are interested, and describing any relevant […]

Next Book Group Meeting

Bringing it To the Table by Wendell Berry Details: Where: Marisa’s House (4725 5th Ave NE, 98105) When: March 28, 2012 at 6:30-8:30pm Bring something edible to share! Book Description: Only a farmer could delve so deeply into the origins of food, and only a writer of Wendell Berry’s caliber could convey it with such […]

Worldwide Mobilizations Against Monsanto Continue

Worldwide Mobilizations Against Monsanto Continue, by Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair If we should accept corporations as persons under U.S. law as the 2010 Citizens United ruling argued, then Monsanto would be among the most psychopathic persons on the planet. There’s no other way to describe one who intentionally contaminates the environment and global food supply […]

UFW Solidarity Action Friday, Jan. 27

2PM March from Westlake Park (401 Pine St) to Darigold Headquarters (1130 Rainier Ave S) 3PM Rally @ Darigold Headquarters Transportation will be provided for those who need it. Dairy workers at the Ruby Ridge dairy, which provides milk for the Darigold company are going through hell and need your help. Workers have repeatedly tried […]

Notes on a Global Occupation

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair The dominance of neoliberal policies has made our world a crony capitalist dystopia. Wall Street connected legislators give multi-trillion dollar bailouts to big banks and corporations (1) as war-profiteers continue to reap benefits of both a “War on Terror” and “War on Drugs” costing trillions more taxpayer dollars (2). Infrastructure […]

Take action for to stand up for farmworker rights in Washington!

Action Alert from the United Farm Workers: You can make “Darigreed” listen to workers. Sign the petition TODAY! Dairy workers at the Ruby Ridge dairy, which provides milk for the Darigold label are going through hell and need your help. More than a third of them have been fired after they dared asked to have […]

Lessons From Oaxaca to Occupy Movement: A Delegate Reports Back

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair and Delegate on joint CAGJ/Witness for Peace Delegation in September 2011, “Food, Farms, and the Roots of Migration: A journey for food sovereignty to Oaxaca, Mexico” See photos from Delegation here. Stay tuned to CAGJ’s Delegation page on our website for news of future CAGJ sponsored delegations, and for links […]

Teach-Out! Report: Hilltop Urban Gardens – HUG

October 22, 2011: Teach-Out to Hilltop Urban Gardens, by Erin McLaughlin, CAGJ Intern See PHOTO ALBUM on CAGJ’s Facebook HERE! Support HUG!  “Like” Hilltop Urban Gardens on Facebook here! I’ll begin with a confession: before the teach out, I had never set foot on an urban farm.  I’ll follow that up with another confession: I […]