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How to Build Raised Beds for High Tunnels

  • VSU Agriculture Engineering Building Myster-Macklin Street Virginia State University, VA, 23806 United States (map)

How to Build Raised Beds for High Tunnels

Saturday, April 13, 2019

9AM - 3PM

VSU Agriculture Engineering Building

Myster Macklin Street

Virginia State University, Virginia

Registration is $25 per person and includes lunch. SPACE IS LIMITED (15)

Join us to learn how to plan and construct a raised bed for growing in a high tunnel

The workshop will include: 

  • Detailed drawings to help you design and construct a high tunnel raised bed 

  • List of building materials and estimated construction costs 

  • Instruction for adding a drip irrigation plan and system for the raised bed in a high tunnel 

One raised bed will be constructed during the workshop. At the end of the workshop, this bed will be raffled off for one attendee to take home!


Located on campus at Virginia State University, use this link to view and download a campus map.

The Ag Engineering Building is at Myster-Macklin Street (near bottom, left on the map.)

For information, contact Small Farm Outreach Agent Roland Terrell ( / (804) 892-4612) or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office ( or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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