List of Upcoming Events


Sandwich, MA - Seafood Throwdown at Seafest, Sandwich's 375 Year Birthday Celebration

Date: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sandwich - Seafest on the canal

Come to this unique celebration! The very first Seafood Throwdown ever at Sandwich's Seafest! You will find chefs creating seafood dishes to impress the judges and lure the expected 5000 attendees with their amazing aromas of the local dayboat seafood and local farmers produce they are preparing.  A local restaurant The Marshland, a local inn The Daniel Webster Inn and a local caterer TBA will be competing in this Triple Crown Seafood Throwdown!  

The Judges are: Dianne Langeland from Edible Cape Cod Magazine, Heather Atwood, a Sandwich native and experienced NAMA Throwdown Judge Writer for Gloucester Times - "Food for Thought" and Jim Govoni, a Sandwich native and trained chef; currently chef at Decatur House in Sandwich.

You will get a play by play of all the action by this Dual Emcee team of State Representative Randy Hunt and the National Coordinator for Slow Food Youth USA, Spencer Montgomery.These guys are funny, engaging, and will make you want to get in on the action!

Thanks to Stop & Shops Food Pantry they will be providing the local produce for the chefs to compliment thier local mystery catch dish!

SEE YOU THERE!

Strengthening Local Economies Everywhere

Date: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm
University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA

 

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 now: slee2014.brownpapertickets.com
SAT July 26th, 2014
University Christian Church- 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
5:00-9:00PM
Keynote – “Who Feeds Us Matters: Fishers and Farmers Taking Back Control of Our Food Supply” – by Niaz Dorry, Coordinating Director, Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance
Taking Action for Food Justice: Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project
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 prepared by CAGJ Chefs, Local 360, Madre’s Kitchen, & Community Kitchens Northwest. The Dessert Auction featuring 40 different desserts will make your mouth water!
Tickets: Purchase online
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.
Thank you to the Sponsors! Central Co-op, Chinook Book, Equal Exchange, Loki Fish Co., Sound Seismic, REal Change, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21
Thank you to the Community Partners! Antioch’s Center for Creative Change, Backbone Campaign, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Chinook Book, Clean Greens Farm & Market, Community Kitchens Northwest, Danny Woo Community Garden, Domestic Fair Trade Association, iLEAP: The Center for Critical Service, Lettuce Link/Solid Ground, Northwest Farm Bill Action Group , Readers to Eaters, Seattle CISPES, Seattle Good Business Network, Seattle Tilth, Sightline Institute, Sustainable Ballard, Urban Food Link, Village Volunteers, Wallingford Meaningful Movies, Washington Fair Trade Coalition,  Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network
Interested in learning more? Contact Danielle@seattleglobaljustice.org for more information!

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 now: slee2014.brownpapertickets.comSAT July 26th, 2014University Christian Church- 4731 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 981055:00-9:00PM

Keynote – “Who Feeds Us Matters: Fishers and Farmers Taking Back Control of Our Food Supply” – by Niaz Dorry, Coordinating Director, Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance

Taking Action for Food Justice: Valerie Segrest, Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project

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 prepared by CAGJ Chefs, Local 360, Madre’s Kitchen, & Community Kitchens Northwest. The Dessert Auction featuring 40 different desserts will make your mouth water!

Tickets: Purchase onlineSliding 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.

Thank you to the Sponsors! Central Co-op, Chinook Book, Equal Exchange, Loki Fish Co., Sound Seismic, REal Change, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21

Thank you to the Community Partners! Antioch’s Center for Creative Change, Backbone Campaign, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Chinook Book, Clean Greens Farm & Market, Community Kitchens Northwest, Danny Woo Community Garden, Domestic Fair Trade Association, iLEAP: The Center for Critical Service, Lettuce Link/Solid Ground, Northwest Farm Bill Action Group , Readers to Eaters, Seattle CISPES, Seattle Good Business Network, Seattle Tilth, Sightline Institute, Sustainable Ballard, Urban Food Link, Village Volunteers, Wallingford Meaningful Movies, Washington Fair Trade Coalition,  Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network

Interested in learning more? Contact Danielle@seattleglobaljustice.org for more information!

 

Rye, NH - Seafood Throwdown at their Farmers Market

Date: 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Rye Center - behind the Congregational Church at 580 Washington Road

Two local chefs will be competing at this farmers market in an "Iron Chef" style cooking event highlighting locally caught seafood and items available for purchase at the market

Come and learn how to prepare a locally caught and grown culinary delight for your family, by using the Rye Market's vendors.

Gloucester, MA - Cape Ann Farmers Market Seafood Throwdown

Date: 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Gloucester - Stage Fort Park-by the Gazebo

Come join us at the Park for a Seafood Throwdown between two local chefs! The chefs create aromas that will draw you in close. Watch, listen and learn how to be your own culinary expert creating dishes for your family at home by using local dayboat seafood and local farmers produce.

Boston, MA - Boston Local Food Festival

Date: 
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Boston - Rose Kennedy Greenway-Milk Street & Atlantic Ave Intersection

p>We are excited to come back to this amazing festival, right in the heart of the city. Come join us and see two chefs competing for the judges pallet. Mystery Seafood from a local dayboat and farmers locally grown produce will be used to create their culinary delights!

Unity, ME - Seafood Throwdown at the Common Ground Country Fair

Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Unity - Common Ground Fair at 294 Crosby Brook Road

Come down and be with us at this great fair and help drive home the importance of locally caught seafood and learn about the plight of community based fishermen. Meet the chefs who prepare a culinary delight using Mystery Seafood from a local dayboat and produce from the local farmers market. Be part of this interactive audience and enjoy the stories of the fishermen, and the tastings of the chefs culinary delight. 

New Bedford, MA - Seafood Throwdown at the Working Waterfront Festival

Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
New Bedford - Fishermen's Wharf/Pier 3 - Steamship Pier

You can't miss this one, Working Waterfronts Seafood Throwdown is amazing! Lots of space to sit and watch the chefs prepare to please the pallet of the panel of judges that have been selected from the community. A fishermen will bring in a mystery seafood from his catch of the day, then the chefs will be escorted via police car to the farmers market to get locally grown/made products that would compliment their culinary delight they are creating for all to taste.

Rockport, MA - Seafood Throwdown at the Rockport Harvest Festival

Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Rockport - Rockport Harvest Festival-T-Wharf downtown Rockport

HarvestFest Rockport MAHarvestFest Rockport MA A friendly cook-off between two local chefs using local dayboat Mystery Seafood and local farmers produce.