COVIDoffice closing

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.

Contact Us:

(757) 890-4940 Voicemails will be checked periodically throughout the day.  Leave a message and someone will get back with you.

Email: for general office and 4-H Camp questions for Horticulture questions

Click here to ask a question from Extension professionals from across the state. 

Visit HERE for VCE Resources on the COVID-19 Pandemic 

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, and Community Viability.

What's New 

Master Gardener Training Course

The 2020 Master Gardener Training Course has been canceled.    For more information about the training course, click here to visit the Local Programs page under Horticulture, Agriculture & Natural Resources. 

Mastering Your Garden Series

Join the York/Poquoson Master Gardeners in 2020 to Learn at your Library.

CANCELED - Growing Vegetables - March 15, 1:30 - 2:30pm at Tabb Library
CANCELED - Small Space Gardening - March 28, 1 - 2pm at Yorktown Library
CANCELED - Planting for Pollinators - May 2, 1 - 2pm at Tabb Library
CANCELED - Gardening for Seniors - May 9, 1 - 2pm at Yorktown Library
Seed Saving - Sept. 12, 1 - 2pm at Tabb Library
Thriving with Houseplants - Oct. 10, 1 - 2pm at Tabb Library
Winterize your Yard - Nov. 14, 1 - 2pm at Tabb Library
Natural Holiday Decorating - Dec. 5, 1 - 2pm at Tabb Library

To register for these classes, visit the York County Library Website.  

York County Community Garden

The York County Community Garden is located at the McReynolds Sports Complex, 4311 George Washington Mem. Hwy., in Grafton and are rented to York County residents only. 

Click here to view the Garden Rules

Click here to email the Coordinator if you are interested in renting a garden plot.

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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