Spotsylvania County Office
Spotsylvania County Office

The Spotsylvania County 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 Spotsylvania County improve their lives.

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

8800 Courthouse Road
The Marshall Center
Room 202
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (540) 507-7570
Fax: (540) 582-2158
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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

2016 ServSafe Manager’s Course

This is a 16 hour course that includes the book, instruction, test preparation, and a nationally recognized certificate. Please call the extension office for more details if needed.

2016 ServSafe Manager’s Course Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

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2016 Food Handler's Class

The ServSafe Food Handler Program is a complete solution that delivers consistent food safety training to employees. The program covers five key areas:

  • Basic Food Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cross-contamination & Allergens
  • Time & Temperature
  • Cleaning & Sanitation

2016 Food Handler's Class Brochure and Registration (PDF | 1MB)

Master Food Volunteer Training

Tuesdays, September 20, 27 & October 4, 11, 2016

Belle Grove Plantation, 9221 Belle Grove Drive, King George, VA 22485

Combine your love for cooking, nutrition, physical activity and helping others by becoming a Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteer (MFV). The MFV training will consist of lessons in basic nutrition, meal planning, healthy cooking techniques, and food safety, with an opportunity to sample delicious recipes. Special guests include TV personality Mary Rapoport from the Virginia Egg Council, Cooperative Extension Specialists, Registered Dietitians, and many more fantastic lecturers from around the state. After the training, you will have the opportunity to volunteer in food demonstrations and displays at health fairs or farmers’ markets, food preparation and food safety classes, assisting with nutrition education programs or create your own forum for outreach in your community. The course cost is $90. It includes light refreshments, lunches, educational materials, apron, tote bag and supplies. Applications are due September 2, 2016 or until the class is full. To apply or for more information, please contact your local Family and Consumer Science Agent listed below:

Pegi Wright at 540-775-3062

April Payne at 540-507-7568

Katrida Williams at 540-658-8000