The Botetourt 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 Botetourt 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.
4-H Community Clubs in Botetourt County - come and join!
What is a 4-H Community Club? It is a group of boys and girls interested in learning about a specific topic or a general interest that meets once a month in the evening. Depending on events and special club projects 4-H members may meet more often. 4-H is open to all boys and girls ages 9 to 18, as of September 30 of the current year. Limited opportunities for boys and girls ages 5 to 8 are available, see 4-H Cloverbuds brochure below. For more information on each 4-H club, click below. If you are interested in joining one of our 4-H Community Clubs or have an interest in other 4-H opportunities, please call the Botetourt 4-H Extension Agent for more information, (540) 473-8260.
2019 Botetourt County Fair
550 Lowe Street, Buchanan VA
August 9 - 10, 2019
Friday, August 9, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 10, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Homemaking contests, 4-H/FFA Youth Livestock Shows, Poultry Auction, Horse Pull, Agriculture Demonstrations, Kids activities, Vendors, Food and much more, come and join us!
For more information about the Fair or to apply to be a vendor click on forms below:
Go to botetourtcountyfair.com for:
Horse Pull information
Homemaking Rules and Regulations- how to enter
Youth Livestock Shows - rules and entry form
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.