Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act
Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.
Forest Farmer's Market
We are a new farmer's market in Bedford county, located on the Forest Library grounds. A "producer only" market with a few exceptions.
Bedford also has two other Farmers Markets. Find out more!
2014 Central Virginia Livestock Show & Sale
Here is your registration form and rules/regulations!
Bedford Community Issues Assessment
The mission of Virginia Cooperative Extension is to develop educational programs based on locally identified issues. To assess the needs of our communities, each Extension office conducts a situation analysis. The most recent analysis was completed in early December 2013. To read the full report, click here
2014 4-H Jr. Summer Camp
Space is limited and time is short! Get your registration in today! Registration Form
Bedford Family Farm Tour
SAVE THE DATE!!! Saturday, August 16, 2014. Location to be announced. Check back regularly for details.
Canning Workshops at Forest Farmers' Market
Anyone wishing to learn how and when to use the proper canning method or to update their knowledge on canning should attend! For more information and a registration form
Horticulture for the Home Gardener
Grow your horticulture knowledge through our computer-based, self-paced study course. Get more details