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Thurs April 28: Art+Agriculture #2 w/ Novella Carpenter & okanomodé

Apr 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Events, News

Come out this Thursday April 28th at beautiful Washington Hall and support CAGJ on a panel discussion on the intersections of creativity and change! Click here to buy tickets from Brown Paper Tickets!  Thursday April 28 7:00 PM Washington Hall 153 – 14th Ave  tickets: $10/ $7 advance FEATURING NY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR NOVELLA CARPENTER (FARM […]

Help move the “Our Food, Our Right” publication forward!

Jul 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

The Food Justice Project’s “Our Food, Our Right” (OFOR) committee is looking for some additional help! “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice” is a CAGJ Food Justice Project publication that combines hands-on tools for change with community recipes and political awareness to engage you in joining in the struggle for food justice! Our […]

More blog posts from the US Social Forum!

Jun 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Trade Justice Blog Posts, Uncategorized

Here are a couple more posts from the US Social Forum – still more to come! 6/25/10, by Reid Mukai, CAGJ Co-Chair Workshops: Social Movement Strategies and Tactics for Rebuilding Local Food Economies Keeping it Real: Embodying Alliance in the Quest for Real Food PMA: Food Sovereignty I got an early start since I carpooled […]

Donate tools to the NEW Howell Collective P-patch!!

Jun 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

The new Howell Collective P-patch is looking forward to a late summer launch in August and are hoping you will help us to prepare.  At this time we are looking for tool donations from those who can’t seem to find those loppers or that scuffle hoe because of the abundance of tools you own or […]

ACTION ALERT: Say NO to Genetically Engineered Alfalfa!!

Jun 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Trade Justice Blog Posts

From the Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network: Hi Folks, The Network is extremely concerned about the impacts that releasing GE alfalfa (ie. Round Up Ready Alfalfa) would have in this state.  Contamination from RRAlfalfa to organic farms could ruin the organic farming in this state.  International markets do not want genetically engineered alfalfa and would not […]

GMO’s, Food Security and Misplaced Philanthropy: An Interview with Jos Ngonyo

May 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts

Many thanks to independent journalist Martha Baskin for her great work interviewing Jos Ngonyo, last week’s guest of CAGJ’s AGRA Watch Campaign, for Green Acres Radio!             Airs on KBCS 91.3 FM on Thursday May 6 at 5:40PM and Friday May 7 at 7:40AM and 2pm. GMO’s, Food Security and Misplaced Philanthropy, An Interview with […]

Volunteers needed at Clean Greens Farm!

May 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

Please see below for a message from Clean Greens Farm, and help out if you can! PLEASE SEND THIS TO ANYONE YOU THINK MIGHT BE INTERESTED.   Hi Everyone, it is that time again that we need volunteers for the Clean Greens Farm. This Saturday May 8 and all Saturdays thereafter. A bus will leave […]

140 groups & scientists urge Senate to oppose GM clause in Global Food Security Act

Apr 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Agra Watch Blog Posts, Food Justice Blog Posts, Trade Justice Blog Posts

See below for the press release for the Global Food Security Act, of which CAGJ signed onto! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 13 April 2010 CONTACTS: Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, PhD, Pesticide Action Network North America, 415-981-6205, ext.325;   Annie Shattuck, Food First/Institute for Food & Development Policy, 510-654-4400, ext.223; Kathy Ozer, National Family Farm Coalition, […]

P-Patch Secret Cafe for Spring Into Bed–Fri April 23rd!

Apr 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

Hello friends! Come one come all! Friday, April 23rd, for one night only, the P-Patch House (where I live) will turn into an underground restaurant and folk music venue. We’re doing this to fundraise for Spring Into Bed (, a grassroots, city-wide day of garden-bed building, including food justice gardens for low-income families. Here’s what […]

ACT NOW: Support the Healthy Food Financing Initiative

Apr 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Food Justice Blog Posts

From PolicyLink: In his 2011 budget, President Obama proposed $345 million for a Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) to dramatically improve access to healthy foods in underserved communities across the country. (HFFI is also one of the four pillars of The First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative to reduce childhood obesity.) With more than 23 million […]