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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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

Free Hands-On Cooking Series

The Virginia Cooperative Extension is now offering a free hands-on cooking series to TAP Head Start parents beginning September 29th at New Horizons Healthcare on Melrose Avenue. The six-week series will be held every Thursday from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Contact Kim Butterfield at 540-772-7524 to sign up.

Make Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop

When: October 15, 2016

Where: Community Arboretum at Virginia Western Community College, 3094 Colonial Avenue, Roanoke, VA

Time: 9:30 a.m. - noon

Cost: $60.00, includes 55 gallon drum and all hardware

Additional Information: Rain or shine event. Bring work/grip gloves & channel lock pliers, bottle of water.

Make Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop Flyer (PDF | 921KB)

Make Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop Registration (PDF | 738KB)

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Contact the Roanoke Unit Office for more information at (540) 772-7524.