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.

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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

4-H Camp 2019 registration is now OPEN! Prospective Campers and Counselors can find forms here.

Our popular financial education series for women begins in March. Sign up for Money Talk today.

The 2018 Urban Agriculture Symposium was held on Friday, October 5th at St Andrews Episcopal Church. Thanks to all who helped make the event a great success!

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

Know a young person who likes fishing, hiking, and exploring the great outdoors? The 4-H Nature Knights are recruiting new youth members! This (no-cost) club is open to youth ages 9-15.  Email cverdu@vt.edu for more membership information.


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