Virginia Beach faculty and staff
Virginia Beach faculty and staff

The City of Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach improve their lives.

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

2449 Princess Anne Road
Building #14, 2nd Floor
Virginia Beach Municipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9002

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

Main Office: (757) 385-4769
Fax: (757) 385-5684
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Annual Spring Plant Sale

The Annual Spring Plant Sale sponsored by the Virginia Beach Extension Master Gardeners will be held at the Virginia Beach Farmers Market on May 2 and 3, 2015.  

2015 Spring Plant Sale Flyer (PDF | 415KB)

Extension Master Gardener Orientation Sessions

Extension Master Gardener Orientation Sessions for prospective applicants will be held Tuesday, May 5 and Thursday, May 14 from 10:00am-12:00pm in the second floor Conference Room in Building 14 of the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, 2449 Princess Anne Road. You must attend one of these sessions to apply for the Fall 2015 program.

2015 Gardening Talks Series

The Virginia Beach Extension Master Gardeners are proud to present the 2015 Gardening Talk Series. This FREE series is open to the public and held at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library on select Mondays from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

2015 Gardening Talks Flyer (PDF | 149KB)

At Work With Roy Flanagan, Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Va. Beach

Roy Flanagan stands next to a field planted with winter wheat in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. (Bill Tiernan | The Virginian-Pilot)
Roy Flanagan stands next to a field planted with winter wheat in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. (Bill Tiernan | The Virginian-Pilot)

I’m born and raised in Virginia Beach on a family farm in Pungo. Growing up on a farm and being involved in 4-H, Cooperative Extension was a big part of my childhood. My first job was actually recycling pesticide containers as a teenager. I manned a trailer at the city dump over the summer.

When I graduated from Ferrum College, my plan was to farm full time. It was not my father’s plan. But my wife and myself farm about 200 acres in Pungo part time.

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