Mark Sutphin, Marsha Wright, Jennifer Fost, Tammy Epperson, Amanda Simons, and Rebecca Davis
Mark Sutphin, Marsha Wright, Jennifer Fost, Tammy Epperson, Amanda Simons, and Rebecca Davis

The Frederick County 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 Frederick County improve their lives.

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

107 N. Kent Street
2nd Floor
Winchester, VA 22601

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

Main Office: (540) 665-5699
Fax: (540) 722-8380
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Join The Strong Women Healthy Hearts Program

When: 8-week session begins September 8, 2015

Where: Wesley United Methodist Church, 527 Van Fossen Street, Winchester

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cost: $40.00

Registration: Pre-registration required by September 1, 2015

The Strong Women Healthy Hearts Program Brochure And Registration (PDF | 363KB)

The Strong Women Healthy Hearts Program Flyer (PDF | 567KB)

ServSafe, National Restaurant Association Food Protection Manager Certification

When: November 2 & 6, 2015

Where: MidAtlantic Farm Credit, 125 Prosperity Drive, Winchester, VA

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

Cost: $150.00

Registration Deadline: October 23, 2015

ServSafe, National Restaurant Association Food Protection Manager Certification Brochure (PDF | 126KB)

On-Farm Twilight Vegetable Growers Meetings

All meetings will start at 6pm. We will walk the site and take a look at what is being grown. The farmer will have a chance to talk about their crops, pest management, marketing and procedures. There will be a chance to ask questions and take a look at different pests. Input from a specialist will be provided particularly in their specialty area. Light refreshments will be provided. We will meet rain or shine.

Please RSVP to the Fauquier County Master Gardener help desk at 540-341-7950 ext 1 or to tohlwile@vt.edu. There is no fee for attending.

On-Farm Twilight Vegetable Growers Meetings Flyer (PDF | 498KB)

Food Preservation Workshops

Learn the basics of home food preservation with hands-on experiences and demonstrations. Science-based methods focus on food safety and quality. Workshops are perfect for beginners and those looking to brush up on their skills.

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Situation Analysis Report

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 Report, Frederick County, 2013