Loudoun County Staff
Loudoun County Staff

The Loudoun 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 Loudoun 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.

30 Catoctin Circle, S.E., Suite B
Leesburg, Virginia, VA 20175

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (703) 777-0373
Fax: (703) 771-5844
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Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect

An online tool called MarketMaker now offers a portal to a virtual marketplace that will provide increased access and acquisition of Virginia products, further connecting the farm to the fork. Farmers and ranchers, fisheries, farmers markets, processors and packers, wineries, restaurants, and individual consumers can benefit from the online resource.

Virginia Cooperative Extension launches portal to help agricultural producers and buyers connect (PDF | 108KB)

Market Maker 2014 In Review (PDF | 4MB)

Free pH Testing of Canned Foods

Sealed, shelf-stable samples will be accepted August 24th through August 28th, 2015 at the Loudoun County Extension Office, 30 Catoctin Circle SE, Suite B, Leesburg, VA 20175. You may mail samples or submit them in person. Please include the sample submission form and description of each product.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Maria Sohail, Food Safety Extension Agent, at maria@vt.edu or 703-771-5838.

Free pH Testing of Canned Foods Flyer and Submission Form (PDF | 290KB)

pH Testing of Foods and Beverages

The Loudoun County branch of Virginia Cooperative Extension is now offering pH testing services for locally produced foods and beverages. Consultations are available for food entrepreneurs and growers producing value-added, shelf-stable foods such as jams, jellies, sauces, and pickles. For more information, email maria@vt.edu.

Grilling Food Safety Tips

Are you planning a BBQ for the upcoming holiday weekend? Check out these food safety tips from USDA before you grill!