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.
University of District of Columbia SARE Project:
Washington D.C. Urban Orchard Professional Development Program
The Washington, D.C. Metro Area does not produce enough fruit to meet local demand. Space constraints in a densely-populated urban setting, rapid increases on land leases, and perceived skill deficits among farmers have, in previous years, prevented D.C.’s urban farmers from expanding into the urban orcharding sector, despite its lucrative potential. Recent policy changes regarding […]
SARE in the District of Columbia
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.
recent sare news from the mid-atlantic
Northeast SARE Announces 2021 Farmer Grant Awards
The Administrative Council of the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program is pleased to announce that it has recently approved 29 Farmer Grant projects for funding, totaling $352,241. The Farmer Grant Program funds farmers to explore new ideas in sustainable agriculture on production, marketing, labor, farm succession, social capital and other topics. Projects […]