Northeast SARE’s network of state coordinators–housed at each land grant university throughout the region–conduct professional development programs and share information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources in their respective states.
Rhode Island State SARE Coordinator Projects:
Producing and Marketing Saffron in Rhode Island
Rhode Island farmers are always looking for new crops to diversify their farming operations. Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world and could fit into the cropping cycle of many Rhode Island vegetable farms. The acreage needed to grow saffron is small, so it is a crop that could easily be grown on […]
Improving Pasture Management for Sustainable Livestock Production
SARE in Rhode Island
Since 1988, SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation.
Rhode island impacts
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Annual Report Looks Back at 2020 and Looks Up to the Future
Northeast SARE has published its annual report for 2020. The report includes a piece from director Vern Grubinger called, “Looking up – for Sustainability”. It highlights funded projects representing each of Northeast SARE’s six competitive grant programs, and lists the 111 projects awarded in 2020.