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

Ellen Mallory

Ellen Mallory

State Coordinator
University of Maine
Ellen is a professor of Sustainable Agriculture and Extension Specialist at the University of Maine where her research and outreach programs focus on grain, pulse, and oilseed production, both organic and conventional, for local food and feed markets, and on the use of organic amendments like manure, compost, and green manures for crop fertility. She received her B.S. from Swarthmore College, M.S. from the University of Wisconsin, and Ph.D. from the University of Maine.
Tom Molloy

Tom Molloy

Outreach Coordinator
University of Maine
Tom works as a Research Technician at the University of Maine where he conducts research in sustainable agriculture on farms and at the experiment station. His research interests include investigating alternative management strategies for weed control and small-grain production. As a state SARE outreach coordinator, Tom provides sustainable agriculture information and referrals to farmers and others in Maine.

Maine State SARE Coordinator Project:

Building Capacity in Climate Adaptation Practices in Maine

Adapting to climate change is a new imperative for agriculture. Seventy-six percent of Maine agricultural service providers who responded to a 2021 survey felt that farmers need additional support to address climate change on their farms, and 79% said they are interested in helping farmers do so. Practices that may help farmers adapt to changing […]

SARE in Maine

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.

Agricultural service providers and farmers learn about cereal grains and soil health.

Maine Impacts

in funding since 1988
258 projects
funded since 1988