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 Fayette 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.
Fayette County Highlights
- The Energy Express Program provided Fayette County youths with 330 books and 1,800 meals, which were delivered to households.
- More than 1,310 volunteer hours were registered from 25 Master Gardeners with a value given back to the community of $33,346.72.
- Partnered with regional stakeholders to develop a shared tourism-focused economic and community development recreation vision across counties and towns to improve social, ecological and economic health and vitality of the New River Gorge region.
- Partnered with Keys 4 Healthy Kids to develop and provide Steps 4 Stronger Families, a community collaborative approach to children’s health. As part of the collaborative, Teen Cuisine was taught to families in 12 weeks of online sessions.