Events & Activities

2019 Events

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LUNCH & LEARN SERIES

Our popular Lunch & Learn series of programs takes place on the first Thursday of each month at 12 noon to 1 p.m. We meet at the Prince Edward County Extension building (across from Lowe’s). It’s FREE.
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 Upcoming 2019 Workshops & Events:
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  • April 4. HOVMGA Prince Edward VCE, “Lunch & Learn” series. 12:00 – 1:00. Free: “Why Local food matters in a Globalized Food Economy”. Location: Prince Edward County Extension Office, 100 Dominion Drive, Farmville, VA. 23901
  • April 13. HOVMGA Buckingham VCE “Tips and Topics” series. 10:00 AM Free: “The Socrates Project”Location: Buckingham County Extension Office, 54 Administration Lane, Buckingham, VA 23921
  • May 2. HOVMGA Prince Edward VCE, “Lunch & Learn” series. 12:00 – 1:00, Free: “Stormwater and Erosion” by Emily Gibbs, Residential Conservation and Outreach Coordinator Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District. Location: Prince Edward Cooperative Extension Office, 100 Dominion Dr, Farmville, VA 23901
  • May 4. HOVMGA Plant Sale. 8:00 – Noon, Location: Farmville Train Station, N. Third St., Farmville, VA 23901
  • May 18. HOVMGA Buckingham VCE “Tips and Topics” series. 10:00 AM Free:Container Gardening for Fun and Food” by Master Gardeners Kelly Love-Swartz and Jackie Fairbarns. Location: Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, 54 Administration Lane, Buckingham, VA 23921
  • June 6. HOVMGA Prince Edward VCE, “Lunch & Learn” series. 12:00 – 1:00. Free: “Hydroponics” by Jake Morgan, 4H Agent, and Tom Schwartz, MG Intern. Location: Prince Edward Cooperative Extension Office, 100 Dominion Dr, Farmville, VA 23901
  • June 15. HOVMGA Buckingham VCE “Tips and Topics” series. 10:00-11:00 AM. Free: “Controlling Erosion in Your Yard” by Emily Gibbs, Piedmont Soil and Conservation District. Location: Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, 54 Administration Lane, Buckingham, VA 23921
  • August 1. HOVMGA Prince Edward VCE, “Lunch & Learn” series. 12:00 – 1:00. Free: “Explore Downtown Farmville Garden Spots” walking tour by Deanna Fehrer  and Jay Wilkerson. Location: Downtown Farmville High Bridge Trail State Park, access near the caboose. Farmville, VA 23901
  • August 10. HOVMGA Buckingham VCE “Tips and Topics” series. 10:00-11:00 AM. Free: “Surviving the Dog Days of Summer”. Join us to explore methods of helping your garden survive the hottest days of summer….and to help the gardener to thrive as well! Jackie Fairbarns and Kelly Love-Schwarz will discuss how to deal with weeds overtaking everything, bugs proliferating, the ground baking, and the gardener melting! Get a head start on Fall planting with good advice from these two Master Gardeners in Buckingham.

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