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Graduate Students Encouraged to Apply for Northeast SARE Grants

Graduate students at any accredited Northeast university, college or veterinary school are invited to submit proposals to the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Graduate Student Research Grant Program. The deadline to apply is April 27 at 5 p.m. The program funds graduate student research focused on sustainable agriculture using either or both natural and […]

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Northeast SARE Seeks Proposals that Partner with Farmers

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) has released its 2021 call for Partnership Grant program proposals. The Partnership Grant program funds projects that work in direct partnership with farmers to encourage innovative solutions to current sustainability challenges related to production, marketing and/or farmer and community well-being in Northeast farming and food systems. […]

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Northeast SARE Seeks Candidates for Administrative Council

Update 12/05/2020: The deadline has passed to submit for this year's membership to the Administrative Council but please contact us if you have an interest in serving in the future. Thank you! The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is seeking individuals to serve on its Administrative Council (AC). The 20-member governance committee […]

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Northeast SARE Invites Applications for Farmer Grant Program

Burlington, Vt.--The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) is now accepting applications for its Farmer Grant Program. Up to $15,000 is available per project. Applications are due online at 5 p.m. ET on Nov. 17. The Farmer Grant Program funds farmers to enable them to explore new concepts in sustainable agriculture on production, […]

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Weed Weasel prototype provides weed cultivation options for small-scale farms

Weed management is crucial on vegetable farms of all scales but may be particularly challenging for small-scale farms as hand weeding is time consuming while tractor cultivation may not fit with smaller acreages. So, with his Northeast SARE Partnership grant, Jan “Lu” Yoder of Woodmetalcanvas in Westport, MA collaborated with local farmers to build, test […]

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Northeast SARE Announces 2020 Grant Awards

The Northeast SARE Administrative Council has approved 59 projects, totaling $4,766,005, for funding thus far in the 2020 grant funding cycle. These include 31 Farmer Grant projects, 12 Research and Education projects, 10 Research for Novel Approaches projects, and 6 Professional Development projects. The Administrative Council is the governance committee of Northeast SARE (comprised of […]

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A Look at Pollinator Projects

Pollinators are essential parts of the ecosystem and are crucial to the success of growers everywhere. There has been an increasing decline in pollinator populations, especially native bees, in the last 20 years with four species seeing a 96% decrease and three others going into extinction, according to the Sierra Club. A few key factors […]

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Northeast SARE Continues to Accept Grant Proposals

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program will continue to accept proposals for its Partnership and Graduate Student Research Grant Programs while staff assess ways to best serve stakeholders during the current COVID-19 situation. Information about the grant programs may be found on the Northeast SARE website at www.northeastsare.org. Applicants who encounter delays […]

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Northeast SARE Releases 2020 Calls for Proposals for Partnership and Graduate Student Grant Programs

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program has released the 2020 calls for proposals for its Partnership and Graduate Student Research Grant Programs. Both grant programs are competitive and fund projects seeking to advance sustainable agriculture in the Northeast region. All projects must be conducted in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, […]

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Northeast SARE Announces 2019 Partnership Grant Awards

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program is pleased to announce that its Administrative Council recently approved 29 Partnership Grant proposals for funding, totaling $777,274. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Northeast SARE offers competitive grants and education in sustainable agriculture. Partnership Grants fund projects conducted […]

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Northeast SARE Announces 2019 Graduate Student Research Grant Awards

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program is pleased to announce that its Administrative Council approved 34 Graduate Student Research Grant proposals for funding, totaling $495,917. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Northeast SARE offers competitive grants and education in sustainable agriculture. The program's Graduate Student […]