Washington County

Extension Service provides information and expertise across communities to inspire youth and adults to be lifelong learners, encourage a culture of healthy people and environments, and to collaborate with community partners and agencies to address real-world problems in Washington County.

Thank You to our many wonderful Volunteers! 

Upcoming Events

Jun 5

Edible Landscaping

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT Online


4-H Together on Thursdays videos a Facebook Hit

Washington County 4-H faculty Kristen Moore & Alice Philips present a new 'how to' video every Thursday at 2pm. Read more...

Pressure Canner Dial Gauge Testing every Wednesday, 11am-1pm

OSU Extension in Washington Co will now provide FREE Pressure Canning Gauge testing every Wednesday from 11am - 1pm. Prepare for canning season by testing your gauge! JUST DROP BY ~ No appt necessary! Bring your gauge with ... Read more...

How to Search the Extension website

To help you better navigate the OSU Extension website, check out this video. Or go to the main Extension site, scroll to "What Can We Help You Learn", type a word or phrase in the search bar (e.g. soil testing which ... Read more...

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What We Do

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

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.

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Activities for Youth

4-H members explore a world of amazing experiences and opportunities. The possibilities for positive development and learning are endless. Multnomah and Washington County 4-H faculty and staff are committed to working with our ...

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Food Preservation and Safety

Our Master Food Preserver Volunteers will be educating the public about safe food handling and preservation over the phone, at workshops, at exhibits and demonstrations at sites such as farmers' markets and county fairs.

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Forestry and Natural Resources

Our agents and specialists share knowledge about the latest techniques in natural resource management through educational programs and materials. We work with forest owners, foresters and other natural resource managers, educators ...

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Healthy Living

We provide Nutrition Education to limited-resource individuals, children, and adults through our team of Educators in Washington County, and our Metro Hispanic Nutrition Office in SE Portland. Workshops and support are available in English, Spanish, Russian, and more.

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We are available by phone and email during regular business hours.

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

Contact us

Office: 503-821-1150
Office Fax

Mailing address

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