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The Powhatan 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 Powhatan County improve their lives. We provide education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability.

What's New & Upcoming Office Programs

Powhatan Kids Market - Be your own boss! Kids Market is coming back to Powhatan in May! With the opening of the Powhatan Village Farmers Market, youth will also have an option to have a booth through Powhatan's Kids Market on the 2nd Thursdays each month. To be eligible, youth must complete the Young Entrepreneurs 4-H Program after school on April 27, 28 and 29. Learn to be your own boss! Complete this fun, educational program (3-5pm) to prepare for your role as a Kids Market vendor. Open to youth in grades 5th - 9th. Contact the Extension Office for details.                                                                                                                                                Online Registration:  Young Entrepreneurs Registration

Message from Goochland Powhatan Master Gardener Association about Spring Garden Fest

The 2020 Spring Garden Fest originally scheduled for April 25, 2020  has been canceled in an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  We will be in touch with vendors and those who registered for classes and workshops regarding a refund.  We hope that everyone will stay well, and we look forward to seeing you at the 2021 Spring Garden Fest.


4-H Clover

4-H Youth Opportunities

A 4-H member is any boy or girl, age 5-18, who enrolls and participates in a planned sequence of related learning experiences for a minimum of six (6) hours under the guidance of Extension-trained volunteers or Extension staff members.

  • The 4-H year begins October 1 and ends September 30 annually.
  • To be eligible to participate in State 4-H competitions through Powhatan 4-H program, youth must be enrolled online in the project no later than January 1 to qualify.
  • For more information, see our 4-H Youth Development information.

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Are you interested in learning more about gardening, horses, goats, or you are an agricultural producer interested in pest updates? Click here and sign up to be on the Powhatan Extension office e-mail/mailing lists. We are a not for profit educational non-bias organization, here to serve you. These lists are confidential and we will not sell or share your information. You will receive a few e-mails a month about upcoming educational events in the area related to your interests. To unsubscribe please reply to e-mail received or contact our office. We look forward to seeing you out at an upcoming educational event soon!”

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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.

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: