Richmond Staff
Richmond Staff

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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Virginia Cooperative Extension Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act

Join Virginia Cooperative Extension as it celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which officially established the National Cooperative Extension System. Activities are being planned throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to commemorate the centennial in 2014. Events will be held in local communities, recognition of our Extension volunteers, and even a Virginia Cooperative Extension Day on May 8! Check this site frequently for periodic centennial updates and articles about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and events.

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) | 2014 Richmond City Recertification Form (PDF | 239KB) | 2014 Master Gardener Application (PDF | 415KB) | Virginia Master Gardener Program Website  

Pest Management Guides Available

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The 2014 version of Virginia Cooperative Extension's Pest Management Guides are now available on our website. The guides cover Field Crops, Home Grounds and Animals, and Horticultural and Forest Crops.

Become a 4-H Volunteer

4-H Clover

Inspire the next generation -- become a 4-H volunteer! 4-H programs look to volunteers to help our young people learn the skills they need to prepare for their futures while also having fun.