City of Chesapeake Staff

The City of Chesapeake 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 City of Chesapeake 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

2016-2017 Pesticide Classes

There are several Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Classes in the Hampton Roads area scheduled for the coming months:

Chesapeake - June 14, 2017

Please contact the Virginia Cooperative Extension office for the specific class you are interested in, if you need further details.

Community Garden Startup

Community Garden - Are you looking to find or start a community garden?  Would you be interested in helping grow vegetables with our Healthy Chesapeake initiative to help get vegetables to people in areas with limited access to fresh produce?  We can help with providing soil test kits, answering questions on when and what to plant, provide talks on composting, growing different vegetables, crop rotation plans, insect identification, etc. for your group.

Browse through this publication from California to get a better idea of how to create a community garden.    If you would like to be informed on any new community garden locations and/or initiatives please send an email to Mikeand@vt.edu with your name, address and phone number and I will add you to the email list.  You can also ask more specific questions at the same email address.

Chesapeake 4H Clubs for 2016

Learn about all there is to Chesapeake 4H Clubs for the 2016 - 2017 Year.

Shoreline Erosion

Trying to manage shoreline erosion on your property? Consider a living shoreline approach.  

310 Shea Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Main Office: (757) 382-6348 
Fax: (757) 382-6665 
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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 Alumni and represent your 4-H state: http://bit.ly/2m0vYgp The top three states with the most “hands raised” will earn $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000, respectively.

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