The grants summary  includes a project highlight, a breakdown of funding by SARE project type, the total funding for the state since 1988 and state grant recipients.

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

John Clendaniel

John Clendaniel

State Coordinator (outgoing)
Delaware State University
John is a Farm Management Specialist and the Agriculture and Natural Resources program leader at Delaware State University Cooperative Extension. He has served on the steering/advisory committee for the Delaware/Maryland Agrability Program, and is a member of the NRCS state technical committee. John has a BS in Agribusiness from Delaware State University.
Dan Severson

Dan Severson

State Coordinator (outgoing)
University of Delaware
Dan is an Extension Agent at the University of Delaware, providing information and farmer support on livestock and agriculture issues. He grew up on a dairy farm outside of Dover, Delaware, and is currently raising meat goat, pigs and chickens on a small farm where products are direct marketed. Dan graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Animal Science and a M.Ed. with a concentration in Science Education.

Delaware State SARE Coordinator Projects:

Mentoring and Adult Education Principles for Delaware Extension Educators

The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension has many new agent, educator and specialist staff, many of whom have not worked for Extension in the past. Further, while most staff are experts in their technical fields, many have limited knowledge in the principles of adult education, particularly on how farmers learn. Coordinated by the University of […]

SARE in Delaware

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.

Participants learn farming basics at beginning farmer training in Delaware. Photo courtesy of Dan Severson.

Delaware Impacts

in funding since 1988
33 projects
funded since 1988