The Buckingham 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 Buckingham 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.
The Buckingham 4-H Livestock Club (Club Year: October - May) is for youth ages 9-19 with interest in sheep, pigs, cattle, and goats. Youth learn about animals during club meetings. Many of the club members show animals in the Piedmont Area Jr. Livestock Show. For more information, contact the Buckingham Extension Office at 434-969-4261.
The Pegasus 4-H Horse & Pony Club meets once a month on Thursdays for youth interested in learning more about horses. There are projects for youth who ride, and for those who do not. Club leader is LaRue Dowd. Call the Buckingham Extension office for more information (434) 969-4261.
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.