Teach-Out reflection: GroundUP Organics & Creatives4Community

Nov 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

GroundUP Organics Teach-Out: Empowering Youth for a Greener Tomorrow For November’s Teach-out, we visited GroundUP Organics. GroundUP Organics is a flagship program of the larger, city-sponsored program Creatives4Community, or C4C.  Both C4C and GroundUp Organics work to develop and train youth and young-adults in areas of urban ecology, green business and product management, civics and […]



Dec 1 Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle

Nov 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

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 […]



Support Food Sovereignty and End Poverty by Giving Fair Trade for the Holidays!

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: News

CAGJ is proud to offer our Fair Trade for the Holidays fundraiser again this holiday season. There are many reasons to buy Fair Trade, and to buy gifts from CAGJ.  Your purchases help CAGJ sustain our organizing for the coming year, and… …Give Nikki McClure Art, and support a local artist! …Give Fair Trade gifts from […]



Food Fight: Will the Food Safety Modernization Act harm small farms or producers?

Nov 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

Over the past few months, some CAGJ members have gotten in touch with us wondering about the Food Safety Modernization Act, and what it might mean for consumer safety, small farms, organics, and more. Grist has been doing a series recently with writers and experts from many different stakeholders in this act, including the most […]



Teach-Out Nov 13th: GroundUP and Creatives4Community

Nov 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts, News

Engaging our Local Food Cycle LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL COMMUNITY FARM Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the Community Alliance for Global Justice Sixth Event of 2010! GroundUP and Creatives4Community Saturday, November 13, 10am-3pm Please support our commitment to alternative transportation methods by biking, walking or taking pubic transit to this […]



CAGJ Member’s Reflections on 2010 Community Food Security Conference

Nov 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Trade Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

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

Nov 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

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?

Nov 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

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 […]