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Rain Barrel Building

Twin Cities Maker

Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CDT)

Rain Barrel Building

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Rain Barrel Building   more info Ended $45.00 $3.24
Additional Rain Barrels   more info Ended $35.00 $2.74
Learn How to Build a Rain Barrel (no building or rain barrel included)   more info Ended

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Do you want to conserve water? After completing this class you will understand the why, where, and how of how to use your new rain barrel. During class we will talk about how to use your rain barrel effectively. We will talk about what to do once you bring it home. We learn what to do at the end of the season to put your rain barrel to bed for the season.

After our discussion we will go into the shop and construct our rain barrels. We will build a barrel similar to the one we have pictured to the right. If you would like to build more then one barrel we offer additional rain barrel kits for $10 off, only $35 .

We have the class room and shop for a limited time and there will be lots of team work to get everyone's barrel completed. Please come prepared to take notes, get a little dirty, and have a good time. Please dress comfortable and bring a water bottle.  



 Mike Smieja is the Director of We Can Grow ( wecangrow.org ) and an avid home urban gardener. Mike has studied horticulture, agriculture and environmental stewardship at the University of Minnesota. Committed to building better community here in the Twin Cities, Mike believes that it starts in our homes and neighborhoods. When we beautify our communities, we create pride in where we live. Along with teaching others about urban gardening, Mike participates in several community building and betterment projects.  For more information visit wecangrow.org 

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When & Where

The Hack Factory
3119 East 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (CDT)

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