The Arlington 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 Arlington 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.

Photo of Arlington County Extension staff
Back row, left to right: Octavia Walker, Leslie Fillmore, Mary Sanders, Dina Hofmann. Front row, left to right: Kirsten Conrad, Hareg Tecklu, Caitlin Verdu.

What's New

The Extension Master Gardeners Fall 2019 Training Class is now full. We look forward to meeting all our new trainees soon! 

Learn how to make your home more energy efficient by becoming an Energy Master Volunteer. Applications for the Fall 2019 class available here!

Become a Master Financial Education Volunteer and help others to achieve their financial goals. Applications available here!


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.


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 alum, and represent your 4-H state: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp