Food Justice Project

food_justiceThrough community education, political action, anti-oppressive organizing and community-building, the Food Justice Project seeks to challenge and transform the globalized, industrial, corporate-driven food system and promote existing alternatives.

Food Justice Project meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:30pm Pacific Time on Zoom. Contact [email protected] for more info.

New to the Food Justice Project?
Volunteer orientations are held from 6pm-6:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, right before Food Justice Project (FJP) meetings. Come to learn more about the Food Justice Project, our current campaigns, and ways you can get involved. The 6:30pm FJP meeting directly after gives you an opportunity to meet current organizers and get involved straight away!

Please RSVP to a future orientation by emailing us first at [email protected].

What We Do

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Community-based workshops and "teach-outs" educating people on food justice & sovereignty issues and encouraging people to take action.

"Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice" is CAGJ's educational book in two editions, with recipes, how-to, and essays on food politics, justice, and sovereignty. A great teaching resource!

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Mobilizing our members and the public for a fair food system.
Take action to support these campaigns and food sovereignty everywhere!

We organize and support campaigns in solidarity with local family farmers and food producers, farmworkers, for the right to good food, food chain workers, and food justice globally!

Subscribe to our FJP listserv (in box below) and get meeting & event announcements, and a few food justice resources/articles from around the region and around the world (1-2 posts a week)!

Still need to know more? Check out this YouTube video slideshow about Food Justice Project Teach-Outs and CAGJ's publication, "Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice"

Recent updates and actions:

Support Local CSA’s!

It’s that time of year! Support your local farmers and food producers by investing in their future via Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs. Here are a few recommendations! This is just the beginning: We are planning to add to this list, so if you want to see your favorite farm or CSA added, please email us: [email protected] – Thank you!

King County

Local Roots Farm – Organic, family run farm supporting training for new farmers. CSA  share includes 7-10 different vegetables/week, runs for 26 weeks from June through December. More info and sign-up here.

Clean Greens Farm & Market – We are a small non-profit owned and operated by residents of Seattle’s Central District. Clean Greens is primarily run by volunteers with a passion for bringing “Produce to the People”! More info and sign-up here.

Tilth Alliance – Enjoy a curated box of fresh seasonal produce each week for 15 weeks, June 16-September 22. Tilth Alliance grows the majority of the produce we share at Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands. More info and sign-up here.

Pierce County

L’Arche Farm – Community farm that works with people with intellectual disabilities. CSA shares include both vegetables and flowers. Various share options, from May (earliest) to October (latest). More info and sign-up here.

Olmec Agro-Tech – OAT was founded in 2016, as an outlet and space for the Indigenous communities. They sell produce which you can buy in many ways – for the whole year, seasonally (November – May, May to June, etc.), or whatever is growing at the moment. More info here.

Thurston County

Rising River Farm – Provides the greater Olympia area with nourishing food and plants produced in a sustainable and caring manner. They have summer shares (starting 1st week of July), fall shares (starting late October), and storage shares (one time delivery in late October). Sign-up here.