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Workshop: Greenhouse Addition - Superior, CO / Floorplan Layout & Tire Walls

  • May 5, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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Workshop: Greenhouse Addition - Superior, CO

Floor Plan Layout & Tire Walls

Hosted by: Mike Wird and Chris Rizer

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Denver Earthship
7373 East Iowa Ave
Unit 1067
Denver, Colorado

Game Plan: Join us May 5th at 9am to construct the beginning portions of a greenhouse addition on a home in Superior, CO for our friend Chris. Learn how to pound tires, fabricate glass bottle bricks, build can walls and perhaps we'll layout the bond beam if we make enough progress.

Parking: The location is a private residence; parking can be located along surrounding streets.

Dogs: We request that you please leave your furry friend at home for this workshop unless otherwise cleared.

Attendance: It is not required that you stay for the entire event. Even one or two hours of your time is greatly appreciated!

Don't Forget: Gloves / Chapstick / Sun Screen / Water Bottle / Hat / Sunglasses / Sledgehammer / Cans / Wine Bottles / Tires

Weather: Check back for weather updates.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    I guess I have an issue with paying money to help someone with my labor. But, I'm very open to volunteering for events like this with my time and muscles free of charge.

    April 27, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Oh, and I don't mean to sound unappreciative, I'm a really nice person, but I wanted to honestly let you know why I won't attend.

      April 27, 2013

    • JPaul

      I completely understand Crystal. No worries though, we will have more events that are free of charge :)

      April 27, 2013

  • keith

    Why the $25.00? Shouldn't the labor justify the training? That is if their is any needed?

    April 24, 2013

    • JPaul

      Unfortunately, I'm not quite sure. I've organized the event here for our Meetup group, but Mike Wird from Denver Earthship and Chris Rizer are hosting this event. They have been organizing this with Denver Earthship so shoot Mike an email at [masked] - he should be able to give you a definitive reason for the fee. When I started this group I didn't want to charge for workshops, but quickly realized... as long as I'm using other people's events to present workshops for everyone, I don't get to make the choice regarding fees. Not all workshops will charge; for instance your workshop in June is a free workshop and everyone that will attend will be very grateful. In the future I will definitely make an effort to provide free workshops, but events we piggy back off of where I'm not the host, again I have no control over the charges they seek. The tire workshop May 11th will be a free event.

      April 25, 2013

    • JPaul

      Also, if it came down to it, I'm sure you could work something out with Mike if money is tight; we all have bills to pay. I do believe it is a sliding scale, but remember the fee goes toward supplies and in general, providing the workshop for the community. I know Mike Wird is setting up workshops to teach people how to build Earthships and give them hands on experience to push Denver Earthship as the growing business it is. Think of it like a permaculture course. Where as they might charge $2,000+ for a week long permaculture course. This obviously isn't as official as the Earthship Biotecture Academy, but for $20 - $25 if you have a lower skill level, it could be valuable money spent to learn the Earthship basics at one of these small workshops.

      April 25, 2013

  • Peter

    Looking forward to getting together with everyone again!

    April 24, 2013

    • JPaul

      This is going to be a really fun one. Good location and we'll have a nice little bonfire afterward.

      April 24, 2013

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