Archive for December 2009

Congress Steps Up For Healthy Food For All

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

From PolicyLink We have some exciting news to share! A bi-partisan group in the US House of Representatives took an important step to improve access to healthy foods and create jobs in low-income communities across America. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.) and 20 co-sponsors just introduced a resolution in support of a National Fresh Food Financing Initiative […]



“Our Food, Our Right” on Sale Now!

Dec 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

These make GREAT gifts! Order yours now! Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a new CAGJ Food Justice Project publication (72 pages) that combines hands-on tools for change with community recipes and political awareness to engage YOU in joining in the struggle for food justice! Our Food, Our Right promotes community knowledge […]



Food Swapping Article from The Globe and Mail

Dec 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

Here’s an inspiring article on how people in Vancouver, BC are connecting with others in their community around home-cooked meals. Click here for link to article. I made chowder, you made pickles. Let’s trade By Wency Leung Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 The concept of preparing large batches of food for exchange is gaining popularity among […]



Teach-Out! Report from Island Meadow Farm, Vashon Island

Dec 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

CAGJ joined the farmers of Island Meadow Farm – Chandler Briggs, Caitlin Henry and Roby – in an awesome heart wrenching, gut wrenching chicken slaughter during the September Teach out to Vashon Island.  Here is a juicy snapshot of our journey. By CAGJ Intern, Valentina de la Fuente Something I learned about chickens today is […]



Viva N30! Activists in Seattle take to the streets demanding climate, trade, and immigrant justice

Dec 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

SEE LINKS TO PHOTOS & VIDEOS BELOW! On November 30th, 2009, 10 years after the historic shut-down of the WTO meetings in Seattle, people again made their voices heard on many of the pressing issues we face today.  As protests, teach-ins, and civil disobedience took place around the country on Mobilization for Climate Justice’s Day […]



Press Coverage of WTO Protests 10 Years Later

Dec 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Trade Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

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 […]