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Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE)

What they do:

  • Works to increase knowledge about, and help farmers and ranchers adopt, practices that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible.
  • Administers a competitive grants program.
  • Regional administrative councils recommend projects to be funded after proposals go through technical peer review.
  • Regional councils also provide policy direction and identify information needs for the SARE program.
  • SARE's Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN) provides electronic and print publications on topics ranging from small dairy farm concerns to organic farming with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture.

Northeast Region SARE:

Lists of links, news on SARE in the Northeast, link to a database of funded projects.
http://www.nesare.org

Northeast Regional Contacts:
Fred Magdoff, Coordinator
University of Vermont
Hills Building
Burlington, VT 05405-0082
Phone: (802) 656-0471/(802) 656-0554
Fax: (802) 656-4656
Website: http://www.sare.org
Email: bholtzma@zoo.uvm.edu