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 Roane 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.
Roane County Highlights
- 420 youths engaged in summer reading packets prepared for the Roane County Library’s branches in Spencer, Walton and Geary. The packets involved both STEM-based and healthy activities.
- 1,150 youths engaged in microgreens growing kits prepared with soil, plant containers and seeds for each participant to grow their own microgreens.
- 759 youths participated in our fall kids farmers markets at the elementary schools.