Powhatan Village Building
Powhatan Village Building

The Powhatan 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 Powhatan 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.

3910 Old Buckingham Road
Suite B
Powhatan, VA 23139

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

Main Office: (804) 598-5640
Fax: (804) 598-2477
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2015 Drinking Water Clinic

What value do you place on a clear, clean cold glass of water? More than 1.7 million Virginians, which includes many residents of Goochland and Powhatan, depend on wells, springs or cisterns for their household water supply. Private water sources, such as wells and springs, are not regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is the homeowner’s responsibility to monitor the quality of their water supply.

Join us for our Drinking Water Clinic kick-off meeting on September 8 at 6pm in Goochland and Powhatan. Please register prior to the event and see the flyer for more details!

Drinking Water Clinic Flyer (PDF | 417KB)

Youth Water Monitoring

You are never too young to learn about the value of a clear, clean cold glass of water. Hands-on learning stations will be provided for youths ages 9 and up. Learn how to test water quality, and take home a water monitoring kit to see what’s in the water bodies near you! Compare your results with the rest of the participants. Pre-registration is required/space is limited. This program is 2 sessions; Thursday, September 10th and Thursday, September 17th, 1:30-3:30 pm. See the flyer for more details.”

Youth Water Monitoring Flyer (PDF | 544KB)

Free Financial Workshops Offered in October

Our new Money Management workshops are designed to help participants take control of their personal finances.

Managing Your Money,” will be offered on October 8th. This class will focus on basic saving and spending strategies, setting goals, and communicating with your family about money.   

Minimizing Holiday Debt,” will be offered on October 22nd. In this class participants will be given some ideas on how to avoid the traditional holiday debt trap. Make a spending plan for the holidays, save a little cash and still enjoy the holidays. Pre-registration is required. See flyer for details.

Managing Your Money Flyer (PDF | 332KB)

Minimizing Holiday Debt Flyer (PDF | 329KB)

Goochland and/or Powhatan Extension Offices’ 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 and/or Powhatan Extension offices’ 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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