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USDA NCR-SARE Grants Available Now

Last week, the USDA NCR-SAR E Circle of Sustainability group attended listening sessions in Lincoln, Council Bluffs and Omaha. Each site offered a different perspective on food issues faced by residents in the community.

The group also toured local gardens and farms near the listening sites. From raised bed gardens at an afterschool agency to a thriving neighborhood garden to full-scale farms with produce and livestock, the committee members visited diverse  food production places.

Gardens and farms are a rich resource for education and sharing. You can apply for a SARE grant to provide educational opportunities and to explore sustainable agriculture. 

Produce from community garden

Produce from a community garden

 Here are two active grants for the North Central Region (NCR): 1) farmer and rancher and 2) youth and youth educator.  For more grant information, please see the links below.

 2010 Farmer Rancher Grant Call for Proposals (Word format)
The deadline for the 2010 Farmer Rancher Call for Proposals is Thursday, December 2, 2010.

2010 Youth & Youth Educator Sustainable Agriculture Grant Call for Proposals (Word)
The deadline for Youth and Youth Educator Grant proposals is Friday, January 14, 2011.

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