People in Your Community…Knowledge at Your Doorstep
WVU’s Pocahontas County Extension Office provides aid to farmers, gardeners, and homeowners, but also local educational programs for area families and youth, businesses, and communities. On our web site you will find Extension Service related information on a variety of subjects. When in doubt, you can always call our office or e-mail us.Our Pocahontas County office is part of the national land-grant university Cooperative Extension System. Each office has the same mission as its foundation: to help people put knowledge to work. On our web site, we also link you to eXtension, a national clearinghouse on Extension Service information gathered by over 3000 Extension Agents across the United States.
Each WVU Extension Office can provide the public with information on many topics from many resources. The Pocahontas County Extension Office faculty and staff provide assistance and educational programs in the following areas: Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H & Youth Development, Families & Health, and Community Economic and Workforce Development. To meet and support the needs of local people and communities, county faculty and staff involve local residents in developing and leading specific programs and activities.
Pocahontas County Farmers Market!
The Pocahontas County Farmers Market is at the Mini Park beside the bridge on Rt. 39 in Marlinton. OPEN-AIR/SEASONAL from May to September, Saturday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Vendors (5-15) selling a variety of fresh produce and locally grown goods, also accepting EBT, WIC and Senior Coupons. That’s right, vendors can now SNAP benefits! For questions, contact Greg Hamons, WVU Extension Agent, Pocahontas County.