Media Round Up- Africa-U.S. Food Sovereignty Summit

Oct 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts

Print/Online Critics of Gates’ ag programs bring the battle to Seattle The Seattle Times, October 11, 2014 By Sandi Doughton http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2024758081_gatescriticsxml.html Help for African agriculture: Some question the Gates role Crosscut.com, October 10, 2014 By Martha Baskin http://crosscut.com/2014/10/10/agriculture/122251/help-african-agriculture-some-question-gates-role/ Gates Foundation’s African agriculture agenda gets some blowback The Seattle Globalist, October 14, 2014 By Anna Goren […]



Statement of the Africa-U.S. Food Sovereignty Summit

Oct 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Agra Watch News, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

On Oct 10-14, 2014 Community Alliance for Global Justice/AGRA Watch invited African leaders from six nations representing regional and continent-wide networks to Seattle to meet with leaders from over a dozen US organizations as part of the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit. The aim of the Summit was to promote farmer-led solutions to hunger and […]



PRESS RELEASE: African and US Food Movement Leaders Unite in Opposition to the Gates Foundation’s Agricultural Development Program

Oct 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Trade Justice Blog Posts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2014 Contact: 
Heather Day, Executive Director, Community Alliance for Global Justice, heather@seattleglobaljustice.org, cell- 206-724- 2243 Seattle, WA: African and US Food Movement Leaders Unite in Opposition to the Gates Foundation’s Agricultural Development Program African leaders from six nations representing regional and continent-wide networks are in Seattle to meet with leaders […]



The Global Struggle for Food Sovereignty: A Discussion with African Food Leaders & Farmers

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Agra Watch News, Events, News

After many years of careful planning, we are proud to be hosting the Africa-US Food Sovereignty Strategy Summit in Seattle Oct 10-14!  African leaders from eight nations are coming to Seattle to meet with CAGJ/AGRA Watch and leaders from over a dozen US organizations – see below for a list of participants.  To find out […]



7/26 Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere (SLEE!) Dinner: Celebrating Fisherfolk in the Food Sovereignty Movement

Jun 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Agra Watch News, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

Join us for CAGJ’s annual Food Justice dinner! Enjoy a delicious meal made with local and Fair Trade ingredients while learning about relevant issues and networking with small-scale farmers, fishers, advocates and allied organizations. Support your local economy and be part of the vibrant food justice community by buying a ticket today. Tickets on sale […]



Educate for Action Volunteer Facilitators Needed!

May 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

Educate for Action workshops inspire participants to take action for food sovereignty and justice. We facilitate fun, informative and participatory activities that build on collective knowledge: we believe everyone has valuable awareness and experiences to share! Workshops are led by volunteer facilitators, who help lead discussions and activities, providing opportunities to learn about the issues and […]



Singing for Justice! Seattle Labor Chorus Benefit for CAGJ

Apr 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

Join CAGJ, the Seattle Labor Chorus, and our allies for a fun and inspiring evening of movement story-telling and songs to celebrate our collective struggles for justice! Singing for Justice! Seattle Labor Chorus Benefit for CAGJ SAT May 10, 7 – 9:30PM Location: Hillman City Collaboratory 5623 Rainier Ave S, Seattle WA 98118 FREE admission – […]



New Report on Food Sovereignty & Saving Seeds in the US

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

CAGJ is a founding member of the US Food Sovereignty Alliance and is proud to have contributed to this report! The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance today released A Preliminary Report on Seeds and Seeds Practices in the US in celebration of La Vía Campesina’s International Day of Farmers’ and Peasants’ Struggles – April 17. The […]



April is Membership Month! Renew your Membership or become a Member today!

Apr 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Agra Watch News, Events, Food Justice Blog Posts, News, Trade Justice Blog Posts

It’s Membership Month and we need your support! CAGJ is funded by the community: 85% of our funding comes directly from our Members. Please consider renewing your Membership or become a Member today! Together, we are funding a vital movement to transform unjust trade and agricultural policies and practices while creating and supporting alternatives that […]



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 […]