York/Poquoson VCE office

The York County/City of Poquoson 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 York County and the City of Poquoson improve the quality of their lives.

We provide education through programs in Horticulture, Agriculture and Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Family and Consumer Sciences and Community Viability.

What's New 

Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale at the York Learning Garden

The York/Poquoson Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 8:00 am to Noon at the York Learning Garden – 301 Goodwin Neck Rd, Yorktown. Choose from annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees and Yorktown Onions. Only cash and checks accepted.

Shoppers are encouraged to bring their own carts, wagons or boxes.

2022 4-H Junior Summer Camp

York/Poquoson 4-H Junior Summer Camp week will be held August 1 - 5, 2022!  Camper registration begins March 19th at 9:00am using our online format only.  The links are posted below.  More information about Camp and detailed instructions on how to register can be found by visiting our 4-H Junior Summer Camp page under 4-H Youth Development Tab.

Click here to register a MALE Camper  (Male camper spots are full but the waitlist is small)

Click here to register a FEMALE Camper (We still have spots available)


Virginia Commercial Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification

Categories 3a, 3b, 5a, 6, 8, 10, 60, 7a, 7b
Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
Northampton Community Center, 1435 Todds Lane, Bldg, A, Hampton, VA
$45 registration fee due by May 1st, 2022

To Register online click here

Peninsula Master Gardener Training

Registration for the 2022 Master Gardener Training Class opens on April 29.  The 12-week virtual course runs from August 17 - November 9.  More information can be found by visiting Become a Master Gardener page under Horticulture, Agriculture & Natural Resources.

Virtual Master Gardener Help Desk

Are you having issues in your Landscape?  Having problems in your Garden?  Our trained Master Gardener Volunteers are here to help!  Email yk.pq.mg@gmail.com. Include your name, phone number, a brief description and 3-4 quality pictures of your problem.  More information on how to submit good quality pictures and other information can be found by visiting the VCE Master Gardener Help Desk Page under Horticulture, Agriculture & Natural Resources.

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.

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