Lawns to Lettuce - Water Harvesting 101

  • Marysville Exact Address will be disclosed after you register

Join us for a FREE workshop on how to construct and install rain barrels that can be used at home for garden and landscape irrigation.

By attending this workshop, you'll learn how to construct a rain barrel, how to create a sturdy base for the barrels, how to install them to the downspout connections of your home, and how to create a multi-barrel system to maximize your capacity.  

Instructors will be installing a 5-barrel rain catchment system at Terry Myer's home to irrigate her 1,300 square foot no-till, organic garden. Terry has transformed her lawn into an edible paradise and has received funding through the Lawns to Lettuce program to install this multi-barrel system. She'll be present to give a tour of her Living Lab garden covering no-till gardening, compost use, material sourcing, and other fun tips!  

Terry Myer and Cameron Coronado, SCD Lawns to Lettuce coordinator, pose in front of Terry's Living Lab - a 1300 square foot backyard edible paradise. Terry's natural gardening and sustainable living earned her the Lake Steven's Lake-Friendly Certification. In just one growing season, Terry was able to produce over 2,000 pounds of healthy, organic produce -  which she donated most of to the food bank.

There will be a limited supply of pre-assembled rain barrels available for purchase on the day of the event for $55 - please register below and reserve your barrel. Additionally, tools and supplies will be provided for those who want to build their own rain barrel the day of for $35 - please reserve this option below. 

This event is held in the Marysville/Lake Stevens area. The exact address will be disclosed after your register. 

Questions about the event can be directed towards Cameron Coronado at 425-377-7009 or email: ccoronado@snohomishcd.org