Greene County Staff
Greene County Staff

The Greene 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 Greene 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.

10013 Spotswood Trail
Stanardsville, VA 22973

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

Main Office: (434) 985-5236
Fax: (434) 985-5289
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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

Greene County Summer 4-H Fun

Greene County 4-H has lots of fun summer events! While many of our clubs’ meeting times may change this summer, we have lots of special events to keep the summer exciting

Call 434-985-5236 or email for more information on any of the following programs:

Cloverbud Nature Day Camp, July 26, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.-- Cloverbuds (5-8 year olds) will spend the day at the park learning about the great outdoors! There will be hands-on activities, a nature hike with a scavenger hunt, snacks, and more! Cost: $15 per child. If parents attend with their child, the fee is reduced to $10. Please pack a sack lunch. Two snacks will also be provided. Participants must be at least 5, but no more than 8 years of age by September 30, 2016. Parents are encouraged to attend, too. Please Register by Friday, July 15, 2016!

International Club will be going on a field trip to the Eden Center in Fall Church, Virginia, followed by a visit to the Udvar Hazy Air and Space Museum near Dulles Airport on Saturday July 23.  We will meet at the Extension Office at 8 a.m. before carpooling to Northern Virginia for a fun and educational day.  On August 2,  from 1-4 p.m we will be preparing for our English Tea for the elderly, which will be held August 3 at 9 a.m.  International Club is for youth ages 9-19, who love learning about other countries  and cultures.

Robotics -- We are seeking adult and teen volunteers, as well as financial sponsors for our FIRST LEGO League Teams, which will be forming in August.  Membership is open to youth who are between the ages of 9 and 14.  We also will be holding two introductory workshops on July 25 and 27 for any youth who interested in learning more about Mindstorms Robotics. Please contact our office for more information on these program.

Fun in the Valley Trip, July 29, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Join us for a fun-filled trip to Shenandoah Caverns and the Route 11 Potato Chip Factory. Cost is $20 for youth and $30 for adults.  All participants must register by July 25 and must have  filled out 4-H enrollment papers or online enrollment forms in order to participate. 

All American Picnic at Greene County Park for International Exchange Students--

Join us Monday, August 1 at 6 p.m. as we offer our 4-H Foreign Exchange Students a taste of traditional American dishes and hospitality at the Greene County Community Park!  Bring your favorite picnic food to share.  Please RSVP by Friday, July 29.  Call 434 985-5236 or email  Please let us know what you plan to bring and how many will be attending. In the event of rain, we will meet at the Extension Office.

Adults and Kids:  Sign up for the Local Food Challenge! This new  competition  for Familes who love to cook! Do you love cooking great food together as a family?  Do you love preparing and eating quality produce from local farms?  Then, get ready for the Greene County Local Food Challenge!  Thursday, August 10 at the Greene County Fair Win great prizes and the glory of being the named the best amateur cooks in Greene County!This fun, family oriented contest challenges teams of youth and adult members to create a dish using only a predetermined set of ingredients in a "Mystery Basket.". From these ingredients, team members must identify and prepare the dish within 40 -45 minutes , then briefly (2 minutes or less) describe their dish, cooking techniques and ingredients.

Greene County Summer 4-H Fun Flyer (PDF | 2MB)

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