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Gorgeous Build-Ready Lot Sold

A gorgeous build-ready lot on John Muir Circle at Pringle Creek Community was just sold to a beautiful couple who believes in living sustainability. As residents they are a part of Pringle Creek Community, a sustainable development, nestled in southeast Salem. It’s about 33 acres, and almost a 1/3 of it is shared green space. That means residents get access to an urban farm, cedar groves, the creek, and a whole lot more. The urban farm has a couple of historic and restored glass houses, and residents can choose to have indoor and outdoor gardening plots. There are orchards and ... Read more

Foraging Fair

The Sustainable Living Center (SLC) is gearing up for the Foraging Fair that's happening on September 30th, from 1 - 4:00pm, at Painters Hall. Brilliant organizations like the Arctos School and Straub Environmental Center will be joining along with other organizations that also champion sustainability, so stay tuned. The SLC is a non-profit that operates out of Pringle Creek Community with the mission to educate, activate, and demonstrate. More on this wonderful event below: "Join us at Pringle Creek Community for an afternoon of food, family, fun and...foraging! Discover edible plants available locally with an expert foraging guide, taste what you can find ... Read more

Net Zero Blue Skies

A Net Zero home is nearing completion, and it is exciting to watch all the details come to fruition. From setting the foundation, and now to the beautiful blue paint color, things are moving along. There’s still a chance to choose some of the finishes going inside, and we have plans to finish this gorgeous home by late summer. It’s called Net Zero, because the home is so energy efficient, with the addition of solar panels, it has the capacity to generate the same amount of energy that the homeowners use. It’s been amazing to see Better Builders of Oregon using their ... Read more

Best Home Buying Time

Here at Pringle Creek Community, we have created one of the most sustainable and livable neighborhoods in the country. While we build homes for people to purchase, mostly we sell lots for folks to build their own custom green homes. It’s already been a busy season with new residents moving in, construction about to start on several houses, and lots being sold. Many of our new community members are aware of the rising costs of building and financing a new home, and got ahead of the curve by starting their projects as soon as they were able to move forward. The ... Read more

2018 B-Corp Best Environment Honorees

We are excited to be awarded B-Corp's 2018 Best for the World in the Environment category. We are also proud to be among the amazing honorees, and we plan on continuing to champion the mission of green building and healthy living while cultivating our community. Available now is a new Net Zero Home, and is one example of how we demonstrate living sustainably. We invite you to see what living sustainably looks like, and stop on by Painters Hall for a tour. It's a wonderful time to make your dream home a reality. 2018 Best For The World: Environment Honorees Business ... Read more
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