North Central SARE strengthens communities, increases producers' profitability, and improves the environment through grants and education.Learn more about our grants
Our Grant Programs
Graduate Student Grant Program
a competitive grant program for graduate students
Farmer Rancher Grant Program
a competitive grant program for producers
Research and Education Grant Program
a competitive grant program for researchers and educators
Partnership Grant Program
a competitive grant program for cooperative projects
Youth Educator Grant Program
a competitive grant program for youth educators
Professional Development Grant Program
a competitive grant program for training agricultural educators
What is Sustainable Agriculture?
How do we produce and distribute food, fuel, and fiber sustainably? While every strategy varies, SARE embraces three broad goals: profit over the long term; stewardship of our nation’s land, air, and water; and quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and their communities.Learn More
Understanding and Measuring Social Sustainability
COVID-19 SALES AND MARKETING RESOURCES
More farmers/ranchers are pursuing online sales so they can comply with physical distancing requirements associated with COVID-19. Resources have been developed to help producers navigate online sales and marketing.Learn More
NCR-SARE Announces 2022 Partnership Grants￼
18 projects that received more than $676,000 through NCR-SARE's 2022 Partnership Grant Program.
About North Central SARE
NCR-SARE offers competitive grants and educational opportunities for producers, scientists, educators, institutions, organizations and others exploring sustainable agriculture in America’s Midwest.
In a world where there are so many ways to reach out to consumers, and now in a world where several of the traditional in-person methods have been stripped away, it is important to study what works and doesn’t work.