The Roanoke County / Roanoke & Salem 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 Roanoke County / Roanoke & Salem 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

2017 Master Gardener Training 

When: August 30 - October 18, 2017; Wednesdays from 6-9pm, Saturdays from 9am-12pm

Who: Adults (18+) who would like to engage with their community through horticulture and environmental education.

Where: Freedom First Credit Union meeting room, 1210 Patterson Ave SW; Roanoke

Additional Information: Limited spaces available. Applications will be processed in the order they are received and additional applicants will be placed on a waiting list. 

For questions, please contact Kathleen Reed at or (540)772-7524.

Return applications and two completed reference check forms to VCE-Roanoke ANR | 3738 Brambleton Avenue | Roanoke, VA 24018

2017 Roanoke Valley 4-H Summer Camp

When: July 17-21, 2017

Where: W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake

Who: Camp is for youth ages 9-13 as of September 30, 2017

Additional Information: For more information, contact the Roanoke 4-H Office | 3738 Brambleton Avenue | Roanoke, VA 24018. Telephone: 540-772-7524. Emails:

2017 Roanoke Valley 4-H Summer Camp Flyer (PDF)

Mediterranean Cuisine: Flavors From The Region

When: Mondays - August 7, 14, 21 & 28 (Four Class Series)

Where: Brambleton Center, 3738 Brambleton Avenue, Room 16, 6-8pm

Who: Adults (18+) interested in learning about Mediterranean cuisine & culture

Additional Information: Cost is $75 per participant. Dinner provided each night. For more information, contact the Roanoke Office | 3738 Brambleton Avenue | Roanoke, VA 24018. Telephone: 540-772-7524. Emails:

Upcoming Community Events

Visit our calendar of events or contact the Roanoke Unit Office for more information at (540) 772-7524. You can also find us on Facebook or Instagram!  


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3738 Brambleton Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA 24018-3639

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

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