Cooking up Justice in the Food System: Central Co-op and CAGJ Celebrate Our Food, Our Right!

Apr 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Join us for seed exchange, cooking demonstration & readings Location: Central Co-op Rochdale Room, 1900 E Madison St (3 blocks East of store) THURS April 17, 6:30 – 8:30pm FREE: RSVP’s appreciated to ofor@seattleglobaljustice.org   Join us for a night of good food and good activism to celebrate our collective movement for food sovereignty, celebrated […]



Sign the Petition: Food for Good? Good for Whom?

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Agra Watch News, Food Justice Blog Posts, News

The Gates Foundation claims to be promoting food for good (#Food4GoodSEA). We are asking the question: good for whom? (#Good4who) Join us on SAT April 5th, 11-1PM. We will be passing out flyers at the Gates Foundation’s Visitor Center Food for Good event to educate folks about the Gates Foundation’s involvement in Africa. To RSVP or […]



Good Food to the People – Our Food, Our Right

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

Hosted by CAGJ and Community Kitchens Northwest. Come network with other food activist organizations and get the inside story on the 2nd edition of “Our Food, Our Right” published by CAGJ. Date: Saturday, March 29                                                                                         Time: 4-7pm Location: Union Cultural Center – 803 S. King St. Seattle, 98104 (accessible by bus route #  7, 14, 36, or light rail […]



3/20: Biopiracy and Seed Sovereignty: AGRA Watch Educational

Mar 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Agra Watch News, News

THURS, March 20, 6:30 – 9pm Location: Rochdale Room, Central Co-op Admin Office Building, 1900 E Madison Street (3 blocks East of Co-op store) All are welcome!  Event is free, and refreshments will be provided thanks to Central Co-op! RSVP’s appreciated but not required to agrawatch@seattleglobaljustice.org. International law is facilitating the appropriation of Africa’s genetic […]



SLEE 2014 Kick-off!

Feb 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

We are very excited to announce the 8th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE) dinner. Every year dozens of volunteers help organize this important awareness-raising event for CAGJ. We bring together over 300 farmers, food workers and activists for a dinner featuring the Pacific Northwest’s amazing bounty of food and Fair Trade ingredients. We invite […]



CAGJ’s Annual Planning Meeting

Feb 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

YOU ARE INVITED! CAGJ’s Annual Planning Meeting to dream about and plan 2014 and beyond! Please RSVP to contact_us@seattleglobaljustice.org, and let us know if you plan to participate in part or all of the meeting: DINNER – Friday March 7th, 6 – 9:30pm Location: Bill Aal’s home, 2408 Valley on Capitol Hill Join us Friday […]



Join us for a Community Meeting!

Jan 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

Wednesday, Jan 29th, 2014 6:30pm-8:30 pm Location: University Christian Church – 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle (where 2013 SLEE Dinner was held) Food provided! ALL are welcome! CAGJ is kicking off 2014 with a Community Meeting to discuss and share all of our upcoming work. This year promises to be a busy year–from our ongoing […]



Donate to CAGJ this Giving Season

Dec 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

You care about food sovereignty, in Seattle, the US, Africa & everywhere. You are a fighter for food justice. You expect social justice to be woven into the fabric of the food movement. You know that a just economy means workers’ rights are respected, throughout the food chain. You have seen the power of social […]



CAGJ is hiring part-time Organizing Director!

Oct 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Trade Justice Blog Posts

CAGJ Organizing Director Job Description Application Due: Friday, November 15th, 2013 Location:  Seattle, WA Start Date: Jan 6, 2014 Salary: 15 – 18K for 20 hours/week, depending on experience About CAGJ: CAGJ is a volunteer led, membership-based organization founded in 2001 by Seattle-area activists who helped to organize the historic shutdown of the World Trade Organization […]



The Real Food Prize – Small Farms, Not Monsanto, Are Key to Global Food Security

Oct 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts

Reprinted from Union of Concerned Scientists Blog Doug Gurian-Sherman, senior scientist, Food and Environment October 17, 2013 In the land of humongous farms, the critical importance of small farms for food security is a counterintuitive message. But if we look at what most of the largest farms are growing in the U.S. Midwest, or Argentina […]