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, Uncategorized

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 […]



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 […]