The City of Hampton 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 Hampton improve their lives. We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.
Volunteers Screening Guidelines
Volunteer screening supports the process of educating volunteer applicants about Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and creates the opportunity to allow faculty and staff to learn more about the interests of the volunteer applicant. The screening process also helps to protect the well-being of Virginia Cooperative Extension programs, its participants, and volunteers.
Hampton Master Gardeners are available on the following days & times to answer any type of lawn, garden, or plant questions you may have starting February 4, 2019:
Mondays : 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Tuesdays: 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Thursdays: 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Just contact VCE-Hampton office to reach Hampton Master Gardeners at 757-727-1401.
Healthy Virginia Lawns & Landscapes - Program restart in fall 2020
Members of the Healthy Virginia Lawn and Landscape team are trained Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who perform lawn and landscape assessments for Hampton homeowners. We do the sampling and provide the homeowner with a personalized report that offers recommendations on: lime and fertilizer applications, aeration and soil compaction, perennial, shrub, and tree plantings, proper mowing height, and pest management, if applicable.
The program cost is $30.00 and includes one soil sample, additonal soil samples are $10.00.
For more information, email Gaylynn Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the VCE Hampton office at 757-727-1401.
Upcoming Regional Pesticide Recertification Classes
March 25, 2020 - located in Norfolk (catergories will be posted at a later date)
May 5, 2020 - located in Hampton (categories will be posted at a later date)
June 11, 2020 - located in Chesapeake for categories: 3a, 3b, 10, & 60
See attachments below for registration forms for classes held in Chesapeake:
2020 Southeast District 4-H Contest
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Location: New Kent Middle School, 7501 Egypt Rd., New Kent, VA 23124
Deadline to Register - February 14, 2020 at 11:59pm
How to Register: Click/copy se4contest.eventbrite.com to register online.
Cost: $5.00 per 4-H contestant to be collected at registration on March 14.
For more contest information, please see attachment below:
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.