August 26 Rain Barrel Workshop

The Halifax Soil & Water Conservation District and the Virginia Cooperative Extension-Southside Master Gardeners Association will be hosting a Rain Barrel Workshop on June August 26th at 10 a.m. at the South Boston – Halifax County Museum, 1540 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston. Participants will learn about the benefits of using rain barrels and will construct their own rain barrel to take home. Thanks to a River Bank Fund Grant from the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, workshop cost is $12 and includes a quality food-grade barrel, required materials and hardware, instructions, and assistance needed to construct your rain barrel. Bring gloves and channel locks to the class. Visit to register or stop by the HSWD office located at 171 S. Main Street in the Town of Halifax and fill out the application and pay by cash or check.