The Bath 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 Bath 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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4-H Grows Here

4-H Information


Local Agricultural Information

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Family & Consumer Sciences

  • Food & Nutrition Agent, Becky Gartner, can be reached at
  • Home Food Preservation
  • ServSafe Training
  • Food as a Business
  • Home Water Quality
  • SNAP-Ed Educator, Rebecca Wilder, can be reached at
  • East Smart, Move More
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  • For individual assistance, contact Karen Poff at

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:

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