University Christian Church @ 4731 15th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
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CAGJ’s 8th Annual Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere Dinner: Celebrating Fisherfolk in the Food Sovereignty Movement
Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 5-9pm
Join CAGJ at our 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. Keynote – “Who Feeds Us Matters: Fishers and Farmers Taking Back Control of Our Food Supply” – by Niaz Dorry, Coordinating Director, North Atlantic Marine Alliance (NAMA) Schedule of Events: Happy Hour 5:00-6:30: Enjoy libations, live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a Silent Auction, and the opportunity to acquaint yourself with featured food justice organizations and groups promoting urban agriculture, food sovereignty and Fair Trade. Dinner 6:30-9:00: Enjoy a scrumptious locally sourced and Fair Trade meal. The Dessert Auction featuring 40 different desserts will make your mouth water! Tickets: Sliding scale $40-$100. Please be generous in your support! We want to make this event accessible to everyone while also recognizing the need for us to raise crucial funds. Paying at the $100 level will support a farmer/food worker. This gives you entry and also ensures that a local member of our food economy can be an honored guest at our event. Kids are only $10! *If you are unable to afford a full-price ticket, please contact us for solidarity tickets. Support the SLEE Dinner: Help Publicize – Share the Facebook Event! Be a Table Captain! Fill a table for 10 people Donate to the Silent Auction! An experience, cabin get-away, massage, gift certificate, garden stuff…. Make a dessert for the Dessert Auction! Volunteers needed: Volunteer power makes this dinner possible! There are lots of ways to be involved. Examples include: Getting the word out about the dinner by handing out flyers at local farmers’ markets and other events; Securing donations from local businesses and farms; Serving or prepping food at the dinner. Interested in learning more? Contact Danielle@seattleglobaljustice.org.