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Raised Garden Bed with Jacqueline (for all gender/no gender)

  • 24 April 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 2820 15th Ave S, Minneapolis MN
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(depends on selected options)

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We are so excited to partner with Tamales y Bicicletas to build raised garden beds in their greenhouse! During this one day skillshare we will be installing 8 raised beds in their large greenhouse, you will become familiar with the drills, miter saw, basic joinery, and more! 

At the end of class students will leave with printed plans to make their own raised beds at home, with easily resourced materials they can get at menards or any lumber yard and tips for getting your wood cut at the store!  Optional take-home kits are available to purchase (details below)

We are extremely happy to partner with Tamales y Bicicletas!  Tamales y Bicicletas (TyB) is a nonprofit that focuses on developing healthy Latino immigrant, and BIPOC communities through bikes, cultural empowerment, and environmental justice. The solar greenhouse project at our community garden is designed to promote food security while educating our communities on how to localize our food system in all seasons. 

Keep an eye on what they're up to:  https://www.facebook.com/tamalesybicicletas/

Due to covid, and the size of the greenhouse we are limiting this event to 8 participants. It will be a first come first serve sign up. Please bring a mask, and water.  All tools will be provided but if you want to bring your own gloves, safety glasses, and ear plugs, that is welcomed!

Sunday April 24th, 10:00-1:00

location: 2820 15th Ave S, Minneapolis MN

ages 18+

all genders/no gender welcome!


Taught by Jacquline

Jacqueline Zepeda  (@pine_and_poplar) - Owner of Pine & Poplar Carpentry & Founder of Cempazuchitl Collective - a QTIBIPOC organization that provides skill shares from power tools, to direct action, to medicine making. 


Pricing Transparency:

Cost breakdown for class:

Instructor receives $20 

Admin receives $8

Use of class space $10

Materials cost breakdown $10:

Prep time $10 ( have to gather supplies,  wood and hardware for this)

**(Optional) Take home a kit to assemble at home! (materials gathered and organized by Tamales y Bicicletas staff and volunteers)

Kits:  Kit will be $100 for one 4'x5' raised bed (to fit in a car), that is 8" deep/tall. This includes douglas fir lumber and screws, plans, and support for time/labor/space of TyB. Kits must be registered for in advance in order to prep the materials

What's this new thing? We are exercising better transparency and want folks to know what goes into a class and why they cost what they do.


Now offering sliding scale pricing! We know the pandemic has affected people in different ways and want to keep woodworking accessible. Suggested admission is $48,  but we now have a $38 admission option and a pay it forward option.

This course has 2 free seats for the BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) community to take this course at cost for the materials fee of $10. Fireweed  believes in wealth re-distribution while our nation has still not offered proper reparations to marginalized communities.  The course registration  will be waived for individuals who identify as BIPOC.

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