Extension Office

Henrico County Extension Office

We are your connection to Virginia’s land-grant universities: Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.  We provide unbiased, objective, research-based information and educational programs to individuals, families, organizations, and communities in the three broad areas of: Agriculture and Natural Resources; 4-H Youth Development; and Family and Consumer Sciences.

Why Cooperative? We are the product of a cooperative agreement between Henrico County, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the United States Department of Agriculture. We provide educational programs directed to the needs of Henrico County citizens with the assistance of many dedicated volunteers. The Henrico Extension Leadership Council helps us identify these needs and is our partner in the design, implementation, and evaluation of our education programs.

 

Upcoming Lawn Care & Vegetable Gardening Workshops

Wednesday, March 14 – Lawn Care
Spring Weed Control

Monday, April 2 – Vegetable Gardening
Getting Started & Growing More in Less Space

Wednesday, April 18 – Lawn Care
Making Your Lawn a SMART Lawn

Wednesday, June 6 – Vegetable Gardening
Weed Control, Succession Planning, Harvest & Preservation

Monday, August 13 – Vegetable Gardening
Fall Vegetable Gardening and Putting Your Garden to Bed

VCE Volunteer Training Modules

As a Volunteer in our programs, we hope you share our core values for appreciation of differences and inclusion, because as a VCE volunteer, you share our civil rights responsibility to insure that our programs and services are nondiscriminatory. Please take a moment to complete the VCE Volunteer Civil Rights Training Module.

As a Master Gardener Volunteer, learn to minimize risk while presenting VCE programs to citizens of Henrico County by completing the Risk Management Essentials for Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners.

Physical Address
8600 Dixon Powers Dr.
Henrico Government Complex
Human Services Building
Henrico, VA 23228

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Phone
(804) 501-5160

Fax
(804) 501-5169

Office hours:
8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. EST,
Monday through Friday

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