Farmer-driven innovations in agriculture that improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life.

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About SARE

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is a decentralized competitive grants and education program operating in every state and island protectorate. SARE is divided into four different regions that operate as separate entities and run grant programs for their states.

To learn about grant opportunities, visit your regional site.

We felt that was the best way to share our harvest and fulfill our responsibility to each other.

Visit northcentral.sare.org

To learn about grant opportunities, visit your regional site.

SARE recognized early on how important it was to support us at such an early stage.

Visit northeast.sare.org

To learn about grant opportunities, visit your regional site.

We believe that sustainable agriculture bridges the gap between livestock management and wildlife conservation. We are trying to get people to reconnect to the land through food, while also caring for the land that nourishes us.

Visit southern.sare.org

To learn about grant opportunities, visit your regional site.

Producers in the team are already applying the approach at larger scales in their operations.

Visit western.sare.org

FARMER-FOCUSED RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

Since 1988, SARE's competitive grants program has supported farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators who are improving the sustainability of U.S. agriculture.

What is Sustainable Agriculture? A Whole-Farm Approach to Sustainability

$361
million

in funding since 1988

8,187 projects

funded since 1988

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Building Soils for Better Crops

SARE’s newest book, the fourth edition of Building Soils for Better Crops, provides rich detail on ecologically sound practices for developing and maintaining healthy soils. It is a must-read for farmers, educators and students alike. Now available for free online or for purchase in print.

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