Master Food Volunteer Trainings in 2015
Extension is offering a opportunity to train as a Master Food Volunteer in Richmond City!
Fall Master Gardener Training Class
The VCE Richmond City Master Gardeners invite you to attend their fall training class! Share your passion for horticulture with others in your community, learn skills and information to assist on your horticulture journey, and engage in educational and community outreach.
When: Mondays and Wednesdays beginning, September 30, 2015 to December 9, 2015
Where: Richmond Public Library-Main Branch
Cost: $150.00, which includes manual and classroom materials.
Fall Master Gardener Training Class Flyer (PDF | 412KB)
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