Press Coverage of WTO Protests 10 Years Later

Though the mainstream Seattle media focused on mostly on confrontations, tear gas, and “where were you?” person-on-the-street reminiscing, some outlets took the 10 year anniversary of the WTO protests in Seattle as a point to look at the future, what’s happened since, and where we go from here.  Below are just a few articles and […]

Report on Day 2 of Community Food Security Coalition Conference

Today’s plenary addressed how to resist and/or engage with corporate power in ways that advance the struggle for a just food and health system. One of the speakers, Eduardo Sanchez,  brilliantly connected the food system to the health care system, and suggested that following the current “reforms” of US health care only replicate the same […]

Teach Out Report! Umojafest Peace Center and Danny Woo Garden

By Valentina de la Fuente, CAGJ Intern Today is the “Teach Out!”, an event organized through the Food Justice Project.  Today our urban garden tours will lead us from the Umojafest Peace center in the Central District, to the Danny Woo Garden in the International District. These visits are an opportunity for community members to […]

Teach-Out Report! Fisherman’s Terminal, UW Farm

By Valentina de la Fuente, CAGJ Intern Today’s “Teach Out!” consists of a visit to the Fisherman’s Terminal to hear the rich stories of some of the last family fisherman left in Seattle, and then a bike ride to the newly burgeoning farm at the UW where we will be making pizza in a cob […]

CAGJ Receives Food Sovereignty Award!

CAGJ is honored to have been awarded the Food Sovereignty Honorable Mention Prize, along with the Toronto Food Policy Council and the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (Kenya). La Via Campesina – the international movement of peasants who introduced the idea of “food sovereignty” – won the prize.   Central Co-op’s Madison Market nominated […]

Photos of SLEE 2009 Fair & Dinner!!

Thanks so much to everyone who came and supported CAGJ at our 2009 Strengthening Local Economies, Everywhere! Fair and Dinner! More photos are coming soon, here is just a taste…

Mon 8/24 – PROTEST WHOLE FOODS CEO

TAKE ACTION – PROTEST WHOLE FOODS CEO MONDAY 8/24 – 10:30 AM – 1PM UFCW Local 21, CAGJ & others will be leafleting Whole Foods starting Monday to protest Whole Foods CEO John Mackey’s editorial (see link below) blasting current Health Care Reform efforts. There is a Boycott Whole Foods movement brewing nationally, and it […]

Tickets to CAGJ’s July 18 dinner are going fast! Buy yours today!

Sat. July 18, 2009, 3pm – 11pm New Location!  St. Demetrios Church, 2100 Boyer Avenue E, in Montlake neighborhood Fair, 3- 6pm (Free), DInner 6 – 9pm, Dancing 9 -11pm $35 regular admission $65 Buy a ticket for yourself and ensure that a local farmer or food worker can be one of our honored guests! […]