SARE GRANT Workshops throughout NH!

SARE GRANT Workshops throughout NH!

NOFA-NH, UNH Cooperative Extension, and the Small and Beginning Farmers of NH are
collaborating to build capacity for farmers to develop and submit SARE Grants to explore new
methods of agriculture on their farms and in their communities.

A two session series will be held around the state. The first session will be held on to October
11, from 6-8 pm and will educate participants on how to develop and apply for SARE Farmer
Grower Grants, Partnership Grants, and Community Grants.

Sessions will be held in Merrimack, Grafton, Rockingham, and Sullivan Counties Extension
Offices. Video Conferencing will link participants in all sites, giving farmers and service providers
the opportunity to brainstorm and collaborate on projects. A follow up session will be held via
webinar on Sunday October 28, from 5-6 pm. This webinar will focus on answering questions
people have on putting their grant together.

The due dates for the SARE Grants are as follows:
Farmer Grants: For commercial farmers who want to test a new idea using a field trial, on-
farm demonstration, marketing initiative, or other technique. Applications due November 27 th.
Awards announced in March.
Partnership Grants: For agricultural service providers–extension staff, consultants, nonprofits,
state departments of agriculture, and other advisors in the farm community–who want to
conduct on-farm demonstrations, research, or marketing projects with farmers as cooperators.
Applications due November 1st. Awards announced in March.
Sustainable Community Grants: For community organizations making direct connections
between community revitalization and farming. Applications due November 15 th. Awards
announced in March.

Please RSVP to any of the following people:
Kate Kerman at leader@sbfnh.org
Ray Conner at bof@nofanh.org
Seth Wilner at seth.wilner@unh.edu

Please indicate the location you want to attend.

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