City of Richmond Office
City of Richmond Office

The City of Richmond 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 City of Richmond improve their lives.

We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

701 North 25th Street
East District Initiative - First Floor
Richmond, VA 23223

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

Main Office: (804) 786-4150
Fax: (804) 786-7718
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Master Food Volunteer Trainings in 2015

Extension is offering a opportunity to train as a Master Food Volunteer in Richmond City!

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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

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

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