As the state moves to Phase III of the COVID re-opening plan, Virginia Cooperative Extension and 4-H are resuming some in-person programming and services will continue to provide contactless and distance-based methods, such as using drop boxes for samples and pickup, phones, and virtual delivery of educational programming.
This website will provide current information on local office hours, programming, and more. We look forward continuing to serve our community.
The Richmond 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 Richmond County improve their lives.
We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Developement, and Community Viability.
Check out our impact and resources in the community!
REGISTER NOW TO PARTICIPATE IN 4-H FALL AG BAG!
4-H Fall Ag Bag is a self-paced, do at home camp now taking registrations! Join youth ages 9-13 from Westmoreland & Richmond County for a month of 4-H learning adventures designed to bring you a little closer to your Thanksgiving dinner.
This November, you'll get to taste test apples, make a cranberry raft, grow your own microgreens and see how so many fall food are produced commercially. An agriculture adventure awaits with surprises and supplies. This camp was developed by Virginia Cooperative Extension and costs $5 per first child and $3 for each additional sibling. Scholarships are available. Spaces are limited.
Registration and scholarships forms are available at the links provided below or call the Westmoreland Extension Office at 804-493-8924 or Richmond County Extension Office at 804-333-3420. Completed registration forms and payment can be mailed to Westmoreland County Extension Office, PO Box 8, Montross, VA 22520 or dropped in the Extension dropbox at the A. T. Johnson Building.
Registered participants will pick up Fall Ag Bags at the Extension Office at a date/time specified by Extension staff. Many supplies are provided. You will receive a list of supplies that you will need to gather up yourself.
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Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN)
The Virginia Food Access Network (VFAN) accelerates efforts, connects partners, and shares resources to solve child hunger in Virginia and create nutritious food access for all Virginians.