*This class has been canceled*
Stay tuned for a new October or November 2017 date
Date: Saturday, September 23
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Location: Oakland Home (specifics upon registration)
Free, Clean Water Falls from Sky!
Rainwater Harvesting is a great way to provide yourself a local and secure water supply. Plants LOVE rainwater and thrive more than with potable water filled with chloramine and fluoride supplied by water agencies.
A basic rainwater harvesting calculation is that 1000 square feet of roof + 1” of rain = 550 gallons of harvestable water. Every home and garden would benefit from rainwater collection. This workshop will be a great introduction, with some serious hands on work.
Every home and garden would benefit from rainwater collection. This workshop will be a great introduction, with some serious hands-on work.
In this workshop, we’ll be:
You can expect to get your hands dirty, and maybe even work up a sweat while gaining important knowledge for installing rainwater cisterns at your own home.
Instructor: Anna Etkin
Anna is a designer and maker with a background in Architecture. She enjoys working with others to craft beautiful, useful, regenerative spaces from the roots up. She has participated in the organization, design, and implementation of space transformations in South Africa, Australia, and the USA, and led workshops with kids of all ages, focusing on water harvesting, urban farming strategies and building with natural & reclaimed materials. Her work with DIG Cooperative honed her water skills to include the design, permitting and installation of rainwater & greywater systems in California. She holds a BArch from the University of Pretoria in South Africa, a Permaculture Design Certificate from UPISF in San Francisco and a Water Harvesting Design Practitioner Certification from the Watershed Management Group in Tucson.
Cost and Registration
We have 4 early bird tickets at $30.00. Purchase by Sept 6th at 11:30pm. (Let us know you want the early discount at firstname.lastname@example.org)
We have 2 lower-cost sliding scale tickets. Please contact us, if needed, at email@example.com
We have 12 tickets for a $35.00 – 65.00 Sliding Scale.
Please pay as much as you can in order to cover costs for the instructor and administrative team. We spend 30-40 professional hours to offer each class.
Special Thanks to our Outreach Partners