SARE in Iowa
Iowa State Coordinator
Linda Naeve has worked at Iowa State University (ISU) in various capacities as an Extension horticulture specialist for over 30 years. She developed and coordinated the statewide Iowa Master Gardener program, assisted with the development and education program at Reiman Gardens, co-authored the ISU 4-H Youth Development curriculum, Growing in the Garden: Local Foods and Healthy Living, developed pesticide safety training materials for Extension Pest Management and the Environment, and currently works in the Extension Value Added Agriculture Program with a focus on local food producers, particularly commercial fruit and vegetable growers and market development.
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SARE Grants in Iowa
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. See below for a grant portfolio summary and detailed grants list for Iowa.
- Iowa Competitive Grant Portfolio Summary (pdf) The portfolio summary for each state includes one project highlight, a breakdown of funding by SARE project type, and the total funding for the state since 1988. This is a colorful 2-pager in PDF format that can be printed and distributed.
- Competitive Grants List (pdf) The grants list describes each grant in the state by title, project leader and funding level.