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) 598-5607
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Situation Analysis Reports

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 Reports

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

Health Education

The Rural Health team wants to improve your access to health education and wellness information by bringing educational classes to your community at your convenience. Health Education for Veterans. To register call the Powhatan Cooperative Extension at 598-5640 or Jean Coaker at 382-4775. Topics will include Introduction to Diabetes, Healthy Eating/Importance of Activity, Monitoring Blood Sugar, Medications, Healthy Lifestyle Tips, Reducing Risks.

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Groove in the Garden

FREE gardening programs throughout the summer months at 10am for adults and children. Check the flyer for dates and details!

Groove in the Garden Flyer (PDF | 745KB)

JMG: Farm to Table Camp

July 19-22, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

This educational program promotes life skills, hands-on gardening basics, and physical activity. Youth ages 9-13 will learn the importance of agriculture, from the food we eat to meeting area producers. Register today!

JMG: Farm to Table Camp Brochure and Registration (PDF | 754KB)

Summer STEM Day Camps

Summer STEM Day Camps for rising 5th-7th graders at Powhatan Public Library.

This day camp will offer a fun, safe, engaging educational environment to learn, explore and build self-confidence while getting creative!  Each day provides unique activities that encourage science, technology, engineering and mathematical skills.   

  • August 18 - Wind in Motion, 9am to 12 noon
  • August 19 - Rockets, 9am to 12 noon

Summer STEM Day Camps Brochure and Registration (PDF | 847KB)

4-H Clubs

Become a part of our Powhatan 4-H Clubs!

4-H Clubs cover a wide area of interest. Please visit our 4-H program page or contact our office for more information. It's time for Learn by Doing fun with 4-H! More Information >>

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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