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.
West Virginia State SARE Coordinator Projects:
Extending Grant Writing and Management Capacity with West Virginia Agricultural Service Providers
This project, conducted by West Virginia State University, will provide training and support to agricultural service providers (ASPs) so they can better assist farmers in participating in grant programs. Some of these grant programs are designed specifically for farmers while other programs fund collaborations between farmers and service providers. Participants will be provided with educational […]
West Virginia Beginning Farmer Mentorship Program
Higher demand for local foods in West Virginia has created new opportunities for the state’s producers, survey data suggest that information and experience gaps limit entry and business success for West Virginia producers. A needs assessment showed that 92% of beginning farmers (n=29), 100% of aspiring farmers (n=19) and 87% of agricultural service providers (ASPs) […]
SARE in West Virginia
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.
West Virginia IMPacts
recent sare news from West Virginia
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.