Delaware

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

Jason Challandes

Jason Challandes

Regional SARE Educator
Delaware State University
(302) 388-2241
Bio
Jason is based at Delaware State University but partners with the University of Delaware and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. His SARE activities focus on promoting sustainable agriculture techniques in the region by educating agriculture service providers so that they, in turn, will share this knowledge with farmers. Jason also assists farmers directly, promotes the Northeast SARE grant programs, and maintains research and demonstration plots. He has a B.S. degree in environmental science.
John Clendaniel

John Clendaniel

State SARE Coordinator
Delaware State University
(302) 857-6425
Bio
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 SARE Coordinator
University of Delaware
(302) 831-8860
Bio
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.

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

$0.9
million
in funding since 1988
29 projects
funded since 1988