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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Situation Analysis Reports

Virginia Cooperative Extension takes pride in the premise that vital programming is based on the issues, problems, and needs of the people. A thorough analysis of the situation provides context for understanding and addressing these problems. Each local office updates their situation analysis every 4-5 years.

Situation Analysis Reports

Language Interpretation Services Now Available

If you have limited English skills, do not let that stop you from visiting an Extension office. If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English, our staff can serve you by connecting you to one of our Extension agents through a telephone-based interpreter. Interpretation for more than 200 languages is provided. This service is free to our clients. Read more

Cooking for Crowds

Do you: shop, prepare, or serve food to groups of 15 or more children or adults?
Do you: raise money for your local organization by selling food at fairs or street festivals?
Do you: cook and serve food for your school, church or civic group?

Then this class is for you! You can learn:

  • How to prevent foodborne illness from affecting your organization’s events
  • How to use a food thermometer and gloves properly
  • Methods to keep food safe and preparation surfaces clean
  • How to obtain your certificate for use at inspected temporary events

Upcoming Dates

  • May 19th, Scottsville United Methodist Church, 158 Main St., Scottsville, 6-9pm
  • June 20th, Jefferson Madison Regional Library, JABA Room, Stanardsville, 6-9pm

Cooking for Crowds Flyer (PDF | 390KB)

Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together

When: June 22– August 26 (Wednesday and Friday Mornings)

Where: Albemarle County Cooperative Extension Office – Training Room, 460 Stagecoach Road Charlottesville, VA 22902

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Cost: $10.00

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 17, Class size limited to 15

Registration: To register, contact the Albemarle County Extension Office, 434-872-4580

Additional Information: Information or questions, contact Ian Pasquarelli at, 434-872-4580.

Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together Flyer (PDF | 200KB)

2016 Virginia Pesticide Disposal Program

This program is for the disposal of unwanted and outdated pesticides currently stored by agricultural producers, licensed pesticide businesses, certified applicators, golf courses and homeowners.

2016 Virginia Pesticide Disposal Program Brochure and Registration (PDF | 2MB)

Ask a Local Expert

Submit your questions to our office to learn about programs in, or to get questions answered about –

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.

Extension Ag News

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