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.
West Virginia State SARE Coordinator Projects:
Extending Grant Writing and Management Capacity with West Virginia Agricultural Service Providers
This project, conducted by West Virginia State University, will provide training and support to agricultural service providers (ASPs) so they can better assist farmers in participating in grant programs. Some of these grant programs are designed specifically for farmers while other programs fund collaborations between farmers and service providers. Participants will be provided with educational […]
West Virginia Beginning Farmer Mentorship Program
Higher demand for local foods in West Virginia has created new opportunities for the state’s producers, survey data suggest that information and experience gaps limit entry and business success for West Virginia producers. A needs assessment showed that 92% of beginning farmers (n=29), 100% of aspiring farmers (n=19) and 87% of agricultural service providers (ASPs) […]
SARE in West Virginia
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.
West Virginia IMPacts
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 […]