About Northeast SARE
Northeast SARE is a regional program of the nationwide SARE effort; SARE is part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA.
The SARE program serves all states and Island Protectorates. To learn more about the program nationwide, visit the national SARE website. To see what grants have been awarded in your state, go to our state programs pages.
- What is sustainable agriculture? The Congressional definition of sustainable agriculture with several additional points.
- Northeast SARE staff The staff listings for Northeast SARE.
- Northeast SARE leadership committees The leadership committees include the Administrative Council, the State Coordinators, and the Technical Committee.
What we do
SARE offers competitive grants to projects that explore and address key issues affecting the sustainability and future economic viability of agriculture. The program is authorized under Subtitle B of Title XVI of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990.
Where we do it
The Northeast region is made up of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Vermont, and Washington, D.C. The primary administrative office for the region is hosted by the University of Vermont in Burlington, and the Professional Development office is hosted by the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.