March 1: Workshop participants to build high tunnels

high-tunnel-300ARLINGTON, Wash. – Building inexpensive high tunnels for three-season crop production can be a daunting task. Learn the basics while helping Garden Treasures nursery build tunnels 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at 3328 State Route 530 NE, Arlington, at a workshop hosted by Washington State University Extension.

A high tunnel is a low-cost version of a greenhouse without heating or electrical power. It is also called a hoophouse.

Workshop attendees are welcome to help as much or as little as they wish throughout the day. Dress for weather and mud; bring work gloves and a brown bag lunch.

Cost is $20 per person and includes a flash drive of resources about high tunnels. To register, visit or print the form at and mail with your check to Karie Christensen, Snohomish County Extension, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, WA 98208-6353. Contact her at 425-357-6039 or



Andrew Corbin, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 425-357-6012,

Kate Halstead, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 360-794-6081,