The Albemarle County / Charlottesville 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 Albemarle County / Charlottesville improve their lives. We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.
Monthly Horticulture Tip Sheets: Get the scoop on what to do and when!
These tip sheets give you the low down on what exactly to do during each month – to help keep your landscape, lawn, indoor house plants and more - green and growing!
Ask a Local Expert
Submit your questions to our office to learn about programs in, or to get questions answered about –
- Youth Leadership/4-H – Kimberly Buonomo
- Family, Health and Nutrition, Food Safety & Personal Finance – Kimberly Booker
- Horses, Livestock and Pasture – Carrie Swanson
- Lawns, Gardening & Landscaping – Master Gardeners
- Virginia Master Naturalist Program Director – Michelle Prysby
If you’re not sure who to contact, please drop a line to our front office and Nancy will be able to direct you to the right person.
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.