The grants summary includes a project highlight, a breakdown of funding by SARE project type, the total funding for the state since 1988 and state grant recipients.
North Central SARE’s network of state coordinators–housed at each land grant university throughout the region–conduct train-the-trainer programs and share information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources in their respective states.
Dana Hilfinger has been an Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator with Central State University since 2020. Dana has over a decade of on-farm experience on diversified fruit and vegetable farms.
Mike Hogan is an Ohio State SARE Co-Coordinator and an Extension Educator at the Ohio State University. He specializes in small farm management, sustainable production systems, Christmas tree production, and business management.
Suzanne Mills-Wasniak is an Ohio State SARE Co-Coordinator and an Ohio State University Extension Educator for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Montgomery County where she works on urban agriculture, small farms, and local food systems.
SARE IN OHIO
Since 1988, SARE has awarded numerous grants in every state and Island Protectorate. Aimed at advancing sustainable innovations, these grants add up to an impressive portfolio of sustainable agriculture efforts across the nation.
The beautiful vistas of Ohio’s Appalachian region delight visitors with ancient forested foothills, winding creeks, and unglaciated terrain. In the late 19th century, extraction industries like the coal industry also discovered value in this landscape, but as coal resources declined, local economies deteriorated. Today, scaling up local foods is one way these historic communities are […]