New Jersey

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

Michelle Infante-Casella

Michelle Infante-Casella

State SARE Associate
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County
Michelle is an Agricultural Agent and Professor with Rutgers Cooperative Extension. Her primary responsibilities are in the areas of vegetable production, agricultural marketing, field crops production, sustainable agriculture, and Right-to-Farm issues. Michelle earned a M.S. from Virginia Tech in Plant Science and Sustainable Agriculture and a B.S. from Delaware Valley College in Horticulture.
Stephen Komar

Stephen Komar

State SARE Coordinator
Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Sussex County
Stephen Komar is an Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Sussex County. He has research and education expertise in row crop production and nutrient management and plant disease and insect management. Stephen currently leads and implements educational and outreach programs in commercial agriculture, pasture management, nutrient management plans, animal waste management, agricultural marketing, agritourism, and industrial hemp research.

New Jersey State SARE Coordinator Project:

SARE in New Jersey

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.


New Jersey Impacts

in funding since 1988
119 projects
funded since 1988