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.

VCE-Hampton City Office Staff
VCE-Hampton City Office Staff

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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.

Volunteers Screening Guidelines Brochure

Horticulture Help-Line

Hampton Master Gardeners are available on the following days & times to answer any type of lawn, garden, or plant questions you may have.

  • Tuesdays (every other) 9:00am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 4:00pm

  • Thursdays (every other) 9:00am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Please contact our VCE-Hampton office at 757-727-1401.

VCE State Master Gardener website

Hampton Master Gardeners website

The Fescue Squad

Fescue Squad is done for the spring/summer season; check back in the spring 2019.  For more information, email Gaylynn Johnson,, or call the VCE Hampton office at 757-727-1401.  

Vegetable Gardening 101

Dates: April 16, May 7, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, and October 8, 2018

Time: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: North Phoebus Community Center, 249 West Chamberlain Ave., Hampton, VA 23663 

Join Hampton Extension Master Gardener, Stephen Bowles, in the vegetable garden this season.  Learn the basics of vegetable gardening in Hampton Roads, from planting to harvest, through this beginner's workshop series.  Topics will include: pest management, fertilizing, succession planting, harvesting, fall vegetable gardening.

Please contact VCE-Hampton office at 757-727-1401 or email ANR/Hort Extension Agent, Gaylynn Johnson, at for more details or to register. 

Gardening at NHCC Flyer 2018.pdf

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.

Were you a 4-H member? Did you attend 4-H camp? Or maybe you were a 4-H volunteer? Identify as a 4-H alum, and represent your 4-H state:

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