The Hanover 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 Hanover 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.
Master Food Volunteer Training
Combine your love for cooking, nutrition, physical activity and helping others by becoming a Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteer (MFV). The MFV training will consist of lessons in basic nutrition, meal planning, healthy cooking techniques, and food safety, with an opportunity to sample delicious recipes. After the training, you will have the opportunity to volunteer in food demonstrations and displays at health fairs or farmers’ markets, food preparation and food safety classes, assisting with nutrition education programs or create your own forum for outreach in your community.
The Hanover Master Gardeners Need Your Input
The Virginia Cooperative Extension Office aims to improve the lives and well-being of people and communities in Virginia by offering educational programs in agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth development. If you are a resident in the County of Hanover, we seek to learn how we can meet your gardening needs. By completing this short five question survey, your opinion will help shape the Master Gardener programs that are offered in Hanover County.
13015 Taylor Complex Lane
Ashland, VA 23005
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Main Office: (804) 752-4310
Fax: (804) 752-4311
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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 Alumni and represent your 4-H state: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp The top three states with the most “hands raised” will earn $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000, respectively.