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

Upcoming Community Events

We are now acccepting application for fall 2018 Master Gardener Training! Visit the "forms" tab at the top of the page for required materials. Classes will run Wednesday evenings (6-9pm) and Saturday mornings (9am-12pm) from September 5 - October 24. 

We are currently enrolling participants in our Diabetes Prevention Program. Those who are pre-diabetic or believe they may be pre-diabetic are encouraged to learn more about this program to determine if it is right for them. Please call our office at 772-7524.

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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Need info on a certain topic?

If you're looking for information on a certain topic, try VCE's Publication page. Topics include gardening, water quality, health/wellness & much more! Still need help? Call us!