Northeast SARE Invites Applications for Farmer Grant Program

Due by 5 p.m. on November 17, 2020

Northeast SARE is now accepting applications for its Farmer Grant Program. Up to $15,000 is available per project. The online system opens on Oct. 1 and applications are due by 5 p.m. on Nov. 17, 2020. The Farmer Grant Program funds farmers to explore new concepts in sustainable agriculture on production, marketing, labor, farm succession, social capital and other areas through experiments, surveys, prototypes, on-farm demonstrations or other research and education techniques. Grants may not be used to help start or expand farm businesses. Application materials, including detailed instructions and supporting documents, are posted at

Join us on Oct 6 for a Webinar on Applying for Farmer Grants

Northeast SARE is offering a free webinar on how to apply for a Farmer Grant. It is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m. Grant coordinator Candice Huber will provide an overview of the program and answer questions about Farmer Grant projects. She will be joined by NH farmer Jennifer Wilhelm who will share her experiences of applying for, receiving, and conducting Farmer Grant projects. Register for the webinar here.

Anyone requiring a disability-related accommodation to participate should contact the Northeast SARE office at or 802-651-8335 before Sept. 29, 2020.