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 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.
NOTICE - Office has modified office operations. For your safety and the safety of VCE staff, it is required for everyone to wear a mask when entering the office. If you have specific questions please call (757) 727-1401 and we will do our best to assist you. We urge you to take all necessary steps to stay healthy and follow guidelines outlined by local health departments. We look forward to continuing to serve the community in new innovative ways.
Virginia Family Nutrition Program
Eat Smart on a Budget with Limited Food Options
Contact our Family Nutrition Program Assistant, Sherry Bazemore, for short tips on how to stock up on food, ways to stretch your food dollar, methods to ensure food is safe, ways to be active at home and much more! Sherry Bazemore can be contact at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-727-1401. Also, please visit eatsmartmovemoreva.org . Please see flyer below:
Family Nutrition Program - Youth SNAP-ED
This part of the prorgam concentrates on youth in grades K-12; helping them learn the basics of healthy eating, healthy choices, being active, and much more. Contact Carmin Harper for more information on the programs she offers; such as Pick a Better Snack (for grades K-2), Choose Health: Food, Fun & Fitness (for grades 3-6), or Teen Cuisine (for grades 6-12). Carmin can be reached at email@example.com or contact our office at 757-727-1401. Please see flyers below:
Invisalign ChangeMakers Initiative - Cash Awards Available to 4-H Teens
The Invisalign ChangeMakers Initiative, in partnership with National 4-H Council is now LIVE and accepting applications through March 31, 2021. This wonderful opportunity is for teen 4-H members ages 13 - 19 who have and are making an impact within their community for the past 12 months; these teens are eligible to apply for a chance to be recognized for their contributions and win one of 100 cash awards at $5,000 each! To apply, visit invisalignchangemakers.com .
Camping 4-H Youth Development Program
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.
Horticulture Help-Line - Closed until Further Notice
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 24, 2020:
Mondays : 9:00am to 11:30am
Just contact VCE-Hampton office to reach Hampton Master Gardeners at 757-727-1401.
Healthy Virginia Lawns & Landscapes - Closed Until Spring 2021
Members of the Healthy Virginia Lawn and Landscape team are trained Extension Master Gardener volunteers, who perform lawn and landscape assessments for Hampton homeowners. This program is closed for the rest of the year, please check back in spring 2021.
Getting Started in The Vegetable Garden
Learn the basics to help you get through your first season with Virginia Cooperative Extension! Please send questions to Gaylynn Johnson, ANR/Hort Extension Agent at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-727-1401. Please see below for online presentation slides 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.