Albemarle County/City of Charlottesville Staff
Albemarle County/City of Charlottesville Staff

The Albemarle County/Charlottesville office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is your local connection to Virginia's land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University.

Through educational programs based on research and developed with input from local stakeholders, we help the people of Albemarle County/Charlottesville improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

460 Stagecoach Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (434) 872-4580
Fax: (434) 872-4578
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2015 Drinking Water Clinic

  Date and Time Location
Kickoff Meeting
Receive sample kits, an introduction to the program, and instructions.
June 22th
6:00 pm
1600 5th Street Ext - Room A
Albemarle County Office Building - 5th Street Enter the main entrance. Room A is to the left off of the lobby.
Sample Drop-off
Drop off your sample bottles at a convenient location – we transport them to the lab.
June 24th
7:30 – 9:00 am

1600 5th Street Ext Parking Lot
Interpretation Meeting
Receive your confidential results, information about taking care of your water system and dealing with any problems.
July 27th
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Lane Auditorium
Albemarle County Office Building - McIntire located at the intersection of McIntire Road and Preston Avenue in downtown Charlottesville at 401 McIntire Rd


Cost: $50.00, covers the cost of testing one sampling kit.

Registration: Please register early! Space is limited to 150 sampling kits. ONLY PREPAYMENT WILL RESERVE A TESTING KIT. Any unreserved kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

2015 Drinking Water Clinic Flyer (PDF | 463KB)

2015 Albemarle-Charlottesville 4-H Camp

When: July 13-17, 2015

Where: Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, Appomattox, VA

Who: For All Youth, Ages 9-13 (as of September 30, 2015)

Cost: $205.00

Registration Deadline: June 5, 2015

2015 4-H Camp Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

National Restaurant Association Food Safety Certification

When: July 20th and 27th, 2015

Where: Old Metropolitan Hall (Downtown Mall), 101 E. Main St.,Charlottesville, VA 22902

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $150 before deadline and $170.00 after deadline

Registration Deadline: July 16, 2015

National Restaurant Association Food Safety Certification Brochure and Registration (PDF | 292KB)

Cooking for Crowds Class

When Where Time
July 29, 2015 Fluevanna Community Center
5725 James Madison Hwy, Fork Union
6-9 p.m.
August 12, 2015 Nelson Center
8445 Thomas Nelson Hwy, Lovingston
6-9 p.m.
August 26, 2015 Thomas Jefferson Health Department
1138 Rose Hill Dr., Charlottesville
6-9 p.m.

Registration: Call to register for classes at 434-872-4580

Cooking for Crowds Class Flyer (PDF | 344KB)

National Restaurant Association Food Safety Certification

When: October 19th and 26th, 2015

Where: County Office Building on 5th St., Room A, 1600 5th St. Extended, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $150.00 before deadline and $170.00 after deadline

Registration Deadline: October 14, 2015

National Restaurant Association Food Safety Certification Brochure and Registration (PDF | 293KB)

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If you’re not sure who to contact, please drop a line to our front office and Nancy will be able to direct you to the right person.

Monthly Horticulture Tip Sheets: Get the scoop on what to do and when!

These tip sheets give you the low down on what exactly to do during each month – to help keep your landscape, lawn, indoor house plants and more - green and growing!   Monthly Horticulture Tip Sheets