Columbia County

The Extension Service is here to serve the residents of Columbia County, providing knowledge from universities nationwide. We provide research-based information to families, youths, schools, agricultural producers, home gardeners, foresters and governments.

Our office offers a variety of programs, which include 4-H Youth Development, Home Gardening, Agriculture and Small Farms, Family and Community Health, Forestry & Natural Resources, and Master Gardeners.

We offer volunteer opportunities for youth and adults:

  • Volunteer as a Master Gardener, Master Woodland Manager, or with the 4-H youth program
  • Nutrition education events
  • Home Garden educational events

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What We Do

Discover ways to learn and get involved. Here are some highlights of our activities and specialties.

Columbia County Local Food

Columbia County Local Food guide aims to provide resources for farm fresh foods from local producers.

Columbia County

Online resources and activities

Our OSU Extension faculty are quickly creating new ways to bring learning to meet your needs. We work to engage the curiosity of kids and adults, to support the well-being of people, communities, and local economies, and to give you the information you need to pull through the COVID-19 crisis.

Columbia County

Columbia County COVID-19 resources

Find current and accurate information about access to food, financial assistance, and health care during the coronavirus crisis.

Columbia County

Activities for Youth

4-H empowers young people with hands-on learning experiences to help them grow and thrive. By creating a safe and welcoming environment, young people develop the skills needed to make a positive impact on the world around them.

Columbia County

Home Garden and Landscape

We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

Columbia County

Latest news

More than $1 million in grants will help expand Extension Farm to School programs

The Oregon Farm to School and School Garden program got a shot in the arm in 2019 when the Oregon Legislature unanimously voted to increase funding for the grants for the 2020-2021 biennial from $4.6 million to $15 million.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 2, 2020 | News Story

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Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

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