Goochland Extension Office
Goochland Extension Office

The Goochland 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 Goochland 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.

1876 Sandy Hook Rd
P.O. Box 20
Goochland, VA 23063

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

Main Office: (804) 556-5841
Fax: (804) 556-3144
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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

Putting your Herb Garden to Bed for the Winter

When: October 15, 2016

Where: Reynolds Community College campus in Goochland, 1851 Dickinson Road, Goochland, Virginia 23063

Time: 9 am – noon

Cost: The class is FREE but pre-registration is required. Visit (or call the Goochland Extension office
at 804-556-5841) for more information or to register.

Putting your Herb Garden to Bed for the Winter Flyer (PDF | 387KB)

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training

The Goochland and Powhatan Extension offices are now accepting applications for Master Gardener Training for 2017. We will start training sessions in mid-January 2017 and meet every Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9:30am - 12:30pm through early April.

More information is available on the State program on the Virginia Master Gardner Program Home Page:

Training fees are $135.00 which includes a comprehensive binder of information, any workshop or demonstration material and a Master Gardener T-shirt.

The deadline for applications is October 30, 2016.

Application and drop off site information sheets are linked below.

Find out if being a Master Gardener is for you. For additional information contact: Karen Webber at 804-556-2424 send an email to

If you would like information about the Goochland Powhatan Master Gardeners, please visit

You can also call the Goochland Office at 804-556-5841 or the Powhatan Office at 804-598-5640.

Goochland Leadership Enterprise

The Goochland Leadership Enterprise program consists of twelve sessions and a Graduation dinner. The majority of meetings are scheduled on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. at various locations around the County with one daytime meeting at the State Capital. The registration fee is the only cost to the participant and covers materials and meals during Orientation, Day at the Capital, Dinner with the Supervisors and the Graduation Dinner. Scholarships are available on a need basis. Applications will be accepted beginning June 1st, apply early as the class size is limited.

Goochland Leadership Enterprise Brochure (PDF | 518KB)

Goochland Leadership Enterprise Application (PDF | 67KB)

VCE, Goochland Office Quarterly Newsletter


Goochland Extension Office E-mail Mailing Lists

Are you interested in learning more about gardening, horses, goats, or you are an agricultural producer interested in pest updates? Click here and sign up to be on the Goochland Extension office e-mail/mailing lists. We are a not for profit educational non-bias organization, here to serve you. These lists are confidential and we will not sell or share your information. You will receive a few e-mails a month about upcoming educational events in the area related to your interests. To unsubscribe please reply to e-mail received or contact our office. We look forward to seeing you out at an upcoming educational event soon!”

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