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.
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 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.
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.
Northeast SARE grant coordinator Candice Huber provided information on the Partnership Grant program in a webinar held on March 2, 2021. She covered who is eligible and how to apply, topics that have been funded and how grant funds can and cannot be used. Candice also offered tips for writing a strong proposal and what […]