Teach-Out reflection: GroundUP Organics & Creatives4Community

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…

Dec 1 Teach Out! Engaging our Local Food Cycle

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!…

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

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…

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

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…

Teach-Out Nov 13th: GroundUP and Creatives4Community

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…

CAGJ Member’s Reflections on 2010 Community Food Security Conference

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…

Reflection on Teach-Out to Alleycat Acres

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…

Monsanto Starting to Reap What They Sow?

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…