Roanoke Staff
Roanoke Staff

The Roanoke County/Roanoke & Salem 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 Roanoke County/Roanoke & Salem improve their lives.

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

3738 Brambleton Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24018-3639

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

Main Office: (540) 772-7524
Fax: (540) 776-7136
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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

Gardening to Prevent Insect and Disease Problems

When: Monday, May 16, 2016

Where: Bent Mountain Center, 10148 Tinsley Lane, Bent Mountain, 24059

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Gardening to Prevent Insect and Disease Problems Flyer (PDF | 340KB)

Roanoke Volley Drinking Water Clinic

When: Monday, June 20, 2016

Where: South County Library, 6303 Merriman Rd., Roanoke, VA 240718

Cost: $52.00 (includes sample analysis cost to test for selected chemical and bacteriological constituents – a $300 value)

Registration: Space is limited - Pre-register by June 6th. Contact the Roanoke Extension Office at 540-772-7524, mskimb8@vt.edu with questions.Checks made payable to VCE-Roanoke or pay on-line at www.offices.ext.vt.edu/roanoke (register as Family/Consumer Science program) and email or mail your receipt along with registration to VCE-Roanoke, 3738 Brambleton Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018-3639. There is a $50 fee for returned checks.

Roanoke Valley Drinking Water Clinic Flyer and Registration (PDF | 76KB)

2016 Roanoke Valley 4-H Summer Camp

When: July 18-22, 2016

Where: W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center At Smith Mountain Lake

Who: Camp is for youth ages 9-13 as of September 30, 2016

2016 Roanoke Valley 4-H Summer Camp Flyer (PDF | 543KB)

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Upcoming Community Events

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Companion Planting — Master Gardeners Presentation

Presented by Virginia Cooperative Extension Roanoke Master Gardeners

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016; 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Roanoke County Libraries — Hollins
6642 Peters Creed Rd., Roanoke, VA 24019

Flyer: Companion Planting — Master Gardeners Presentation (PDF | 684KB)