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
Master Food Volunteer Trainings in 2015
Extension is offering a opportunity to train as a Master Food Volunteer in Richmond City!
Richmond City Master Gardener Program
Master Gardeners are trained and supervised under the auspices of Cooperative Extension. When an individual works as a Master Gardener, he or she acts as a representative of Cooperative Extension within the Richmond City Community.
What is a Virginia Master Gardener?
An individual who acts on behalf of VCE as a volunteer educator within his or her community after receiving specialized training in environmental horticulture through cooperative programming with VCE.
What is the role of Virginia Master Gardeners?
These volunteer educators serve as partners with VCE to promote and present programs on all aspects of horticulture to protect and enhance the environment, including turf, landscape, vegetables, trees and shrubs, and pest management practices.
Master Gardener Brochure (PDF | 3MB)
2015 Richmond City Recertification Form (PDF | 337KB)
2015 Master Gardener Application (PDF | 382KB)
Virginia Master Gardener Program Website
Situation Analysis Report
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 Report, City of Richmond, 2013