Food Banquet

The Ritchie County Farmer’s Market is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Local Foods Banquet. Come out and enjoy local food fare prepared by area farmers! You will not be disappointed!

Office Information

Ritchie County Extension Office
1608 E. Main Street
Harrisville, WV 26362

Phone:
Office: (304) 643-5200
Fax: (304) 643-2962
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Driving Directions


WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

The WVU Extension Service provides programs in 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community, Economic and Workforce Development with support from West Virginia University faculty and staff. WVU also maintains a historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill Center for Lifelong Learning and State 4-H Camp, near Weston, West Virginia.


Give eXtension a try!

Extension knowledge can also be found online through eXtension, a Web portal to the nation’s largest information system staffed by Extension experts. Anywhere you find the button below, you can link to eXtension!

eXtension button

People in Your Community…Knowledge at Your Doorstep

The Ritchie County Extension Office provides aid to farmers, gardeners, and homeowners, but also local educational programs for area families, businesses, and communities. On our web site you will find Extension Service related information on all of these subjects. If you have questions, you can always call our office or e-mail us.

We are also your link to other WVU Extension offices and to West Virginia University related colleges. WVU & Ritchie County Extension Office are part of the national land-grant 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 Barbour County and WV map eXtension, a link to a national clearinghouse on Extension Service information, gathered by over 3000 Extension Agents across the United States. West Virginia state map with Ritchie County indicated.

Each WVU Extension Office can provide the public with information on many topics from many resources. The Barbour County Extension Office faculty and staff provide assistance and educational programs in the following areas: Agriculture & Natural Resources, 4-H & Youth Development, Families and Health, Community Educational 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.

We Are Part of the National Cooperative Extension System

All universities engage in research and teaching, but the nations more than 100 land-grant colleges and universities including WVU, have another critical mission: Extension. Extension means reaching out, and along with teaching and research land-grant institutions extend their resources, solving public needs with college or university resources through local programs. With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, the National Cooperative Extension System is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions.