Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education

VERMONT —The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is seeking individuals to serve on its Administrative Council. The 20-member governance committee sets program policies, participates in the grant review process and makes final award decisions for all Northeast SARE grant programs. In 2020 it approved $6.2 million to fund 108 grant projects, including 22 grants awarded directly to farmers to conduct research on their farms. Currently, Northeast SARE is seeking to fill three council seats with one new member representing agricultural lending and farm...

FARMER GRANT RECIPIENT Jordan Kramer of Winnegance Oyster Farm in Maine will share his experiences with the program in an Oct. 23 webinar hosted by the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program.
BURLINGTON — The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program is seeking applications for 2020 Farmer Grant projects. Proposals are due online by Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. Funded projects will be announced and may begin in late February 2020. Farmer Grants provide research funds for commercial farms to explore new ideas in almost any aspect of production, marketing and other topics that influence successful farming in the 12 Northeast states and the District of Columbia. Reviewers look for innovation, potential for improved sustainability and results that will be useful to...

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