Putting Knowledge to Work!
The West Virginia University Extension works to provide solutions in your community through key programs and resources, including agriculture and natural resources; 4-H and youth development; food and nutrition; health and wellness; financial planning; and home gardening. These research-based programs and services are available to all Braxton County residents thanks to the tremendous support of our community members, local organizations, volunteers and local partners, including the Board of Education and County Commission.
Braxton County Highlights
300 Veggie Patch Kits were delivered with food distributions at Burnsville, Gassaway and Sutton Public libraries. Kits contained seed packets for 10 different garden plants and a handout that included information on planting, variety, food preservation and healthy recipes.
422 youths in 26 Pre-K and 3rd-5th grades classrooms received direct education in the Show Me Nutrition program.