Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE)

Supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA) and operated under cooperative agreements with the University of Maryland and the University of Vermont, the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program provides grants and outreach to promote sustainable innovation in American agriculture. Since 1988, SARE has provided grants for more than 2500 projects, including support for urban agricultural farms, such as $6,000 to the Resource Center City Farm in Chicago, IL, $6000 to New Roots Urban Farm in St. Louis, MO, and $18,000 to the Minnesota African Women Sustainable Backyard Farming Project in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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