Dec 1 Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND PARTICIPATE IN A LOCAL COMMUNITY KITCHEN Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Last Event of 2010! Rainier Family Community Kitchen Wednesday, December 1st (PLEASE NOTE CHANGED DATE!) 6:30-8:30pm at the Rainier Community Center Many low […]

CAGJ Member’s Reflections on 2010 Community Food Security Conference

Aubrey Jenkins: I had the opportunity to visit & volunteer at ‘Our School at Blair Grocery’ – one of the most innovative and inspiring home-schooling/after-school program I have ever heard about. Young farmers started the project interested in teaching sustainable agricultural skills to youth. Surrounded by abandoned homes and properties, a dilapidated grocery store in […]

Reflection on Teach-Out to Alleycat Acres

by Ashley Rumble, CAGJ Intern Each month Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ) organizes “teach-outs”. Modeled after the “Teach-ins” of the sixties. Teach-outs aim to teach people about the sorts of things that may not necessarily be mainstream knowledge.  The teach-outs are a program put on by the Food Justice Project. On Sunday, October 24, […]

Monsanto Starting to Reap What They Sow?

By Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair Those of us who follow Monsanto in the news might remember when this past January Forbes magazine named them company of the year. At the time, it indeed seem they were poised to take over the world with their dominance of the GMO seed market and promises of new GMO crops […]

Trade Justice at NW Chocolate Festival Oct 23 & 24!

Northwest Chocolate Festival Seattle Center Northwest Rooms October 23rd and 24th! All day admission $12.50 or e-mail [email protected] to volunteer and get in free! Chocolate Festival Trade Justice Line Up Saturday Tree to Bean to Cup: Wake Up with Coffee and Chocolate  (10am) The parallels between cacao and coffee are endless – both artfully […]

Sign-on letter to the Gates Foundation

Sign-on letter to the Gates Foundation sponsored by AGRA Watch/Community Alliance for Global Justice, La Via Campesina & Food First October 11, 2010 Sign on your organization by sending an email to [email protected] Dear Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Although we share a recognition that hunger, poverty, and climate change are inter-related through the medium […]

Fri 10/29: AGRA Watch Film Night & CAGJ Fundraiser!

The World According to Monsanto AGRA Watch documented the ties between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Monsanto, and recently exposed the foundation’s purchase of 500,000 shares of Monsanto stock.  Come to find out why we are so concerned about this unhealthy alliance, and to see how you can get involved in the AGRA […]

Sunday 8/22 Teach Out! Laughing Crow Farm, Bainbridge

Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL COMMUNITY FARM Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Laughing Crow Farm – Bainbridge Island, WA Fourth Event of 2010! This Sunday, August 22nd, 10am-3pm, with potluck after! CAGJ’s Food Justice Project […]

US Social Forum Food Sovereignty Declaration

CAGJ members participated in the US Peoples Movement Assembly (PMA) on Food Justice and Sovereignty at the US Social Forum that produced this statement, and we are excited to share it with you today!  It includes the very exciting development of the new US Food Sovereignty Alliance ( a re-working of the former US Food […]