Farmworkers Seek to Intervene in Grower Lawsuit Against Secretary Solis

Written by Bruce Goldstein Tuesday, 09 June 2009 08:22 View full article here. A federal judge in Greensboro, NC, has set a hearing for Monday, June 22, to hear a coalition of growers’ organizations’ argument that…

Tickets to CAGJ’s July 18 dinner are going fast! Buy yours today!

Sat. July 18, 2009, 3pm – 11pm New Location!  St. Demetrios Church, 2100 Boyer Avenue E, in Montlake neighborhood Fair, 3- 6pm (Free), DInner 6 – 9pm, Dancing 9 -11pm $35 regular admission $65 Buy a…

6/24 Day of Action at Rep. McDermott’s Office – Denounce Violent Free Trade Policies in Peru

CAGJ, WA Fair Trade Coalition and our supporters successfully met with the Peruvian Consul in Seattle on Friday, June 12th, to highlight the recent massacre of unarmed civilians and violent clashes with police that occurred on…

Second event: Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle

You came to our teach-in last December….Now, come to our: Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN ABOUT AND WORK FOR A LOCAL GARDEN Coordinated by the Food Justice Project of the…

Lettuce Link’s Fruit Tree Harvest 2009 – information for tree owners

A message from Lettuce Link, a program of Solid Ground: Greetings Fruit Tree Harvest Tree Donors!   As the plums are quickly ripening, it’s time to get organized for Lettuce Link’s fruit tree harvest project for…

Second event in our Monthly Teach-Out Series!

Teach Out! Engaging the Local Food Cycle The first event in our “Teach Out!” series of farm and food site visits was a great success!  With the help of 40 CAGJ volunteers, we planted summer crops…

Friday June 12, 4:30pm – Join us to PROTEST the Massacre in Peru!

At dawn on Friday, June 5th, 600 Peruvian police in helicopters and on foot opened fire on thousands of peaceful indigenous protestors blocking a road near Bagua in the Peruvian Amazon. Conservative estimates indicate that 60…

“Foodportunity” To Connect Seattle’s Vibrant Food Community

Media Contact: Keren Brown Keren Brown Media (425) 614-8399 kerenlovestocook@gmail.com   For Immediate Release:           “Foodportunity” To Connect Seattle’s Vibrant Food Community   Seattle, June 8, 2009:  The inaugural “Foodportunity,” a networking event for Seattle food…

Dozens killed in Peru as indigenous resist takeover of the Amazon

On Friday, June 5th, 2009 over 60 indigenous demonstrators and 20 police officers were killed in the province of Bagua in Peru.  600 police and helicopters fired live rounds of ammunition and tear gas into a…

Update on the Local Food Action Initiative

For more information about Resolution 31019 see: http://www.seattle.gov/council/conlin/ Or contact: Council President Richard Conlin at Richard.Conlin@seattle.gov or Phyllis Shulman at Phyllis.Shulman@seatt.egov (206) 684-8805 To view the full pdf, click here. The Local Food Action Initiative is…