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$1.25M Available for Graduate Student and Partnership grant projects
Two Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant programs are calling for 2024 proposals. Northeast SARE’s Administrative Council has allocated $750,000 for Partnership Grants and $500,000 for Graduate Student Research Grants. Partnership Grants fund researchers, educators and agricultural service providers working in direct partnership with farmers in the Northeast. Funded projects will design and […]
The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a regional competitive grants and education program operating in every U.S. state and territory.
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice
There is no sustainable agriculture without a foundation of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. Honoring the dignity and value of all people, plants, animals, other organisms, and our environment go hand in hand in advancing the sustainability of our region’s agriculture and food systems. People of color’s contributions to agriculture in the Northeast have been critical.
The systematic exclusion of people of color and other marginalized and socially disadvantaged groups in agriculture is neither sustainable nor just. Northeast SARE has operated as a predominantly white institution and acknowledges its role in perpetuating this exclusion. We believe Northeast SARE has both the obligation and the opportunity to advance a vision for sustainable agriculture that is built on a foundation of equity and justice.
Where We Work
Northeast SARE covers the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Vermont, and Washington, D.C.
The Hispanic/Latinx community is playing a larger role in U.S. agriculture but we often do not see this community at educational events for farmers. Through our project, 25 agricultural educators learned how to create welcoming educational events for this community.