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.

State Contacts

Beth Holtzman

Beth Holtzman

State Coordinator
University of Vermont
Beth is the coordinator of the New Farmer Project and Women’s Agricultural Network at the University of Vermont Extension. She has worked on several SARE projects in the past, including two professional development projects that helped Extension educators and other agricultural service providers help beginning farmers launch and build sustainable farm businesses. Beth has been conducting sustainable agriculture outreach and education since 1992 for a variety of nonprofit organizations. She has a M.S. degree in Public Administration from the University of Vermont.

SARE in Vermont

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.

People gathered around outside in winter clothes with a red barn in the background
University of Vermont Extension educators learn about social sustainability from Vermont farmers.

Vermont impacts

in funding since 1988
308 projects
funded since 1988