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Spotlight on Colleen Owen – Urban Farming Magic!

The edible landscape at Pringle Creek Community - the blueberry patch, our orchards filled with a variety of fruit trees, and community gardens both inside our glasshouses and outside - thrives due to the efforts of Colleen Owen, with the help of our groundskeeper, Paco Sanchez.  Colleen's tireless work has significantly increased the productivity of the vegetable gardens and she has at least doubled the capacity of the glasshouses since 2014.                             The renovated, historic 1940s Lord & Burnham glasshouses at Pringle Creek Community (PCC) are a jewel all on their own.  They are a remnant of the gardening and maintenance ... Read more

B the Change That You Desire!

What do Ben & Jerry's, Etsy, Seventh Generation, Dansko, and Pringle Creek Community all have in common?  We are all B Corporations! Pringle Creek Community is now a B (for Benefit) Corporation, part of the global business community inspiring businesses to compete not only to be the best in the world but to also be the best FOR the world, a community that is working to use the power of commerce  as a force for good vs just for profit.  A 'B Corp', or Benefit Corporation, commits to earning financial returns as well as creating social and environmental value. There are currently over 1,500 Certified B ... Read more

2016 is Here! See the New Developments at PCC

Happy New Year!  2016 is here!  We're excited about the possibilities the new year brings.  We've started a new business relationship this year, we are now an authorized B-Corporation, we're breaking ground on two new resident's homes, we're planning new spec home builds, and we're going to garden like never before! As mentioned in a recent blog, we've begun a new business relationship with Living Room Realty (LRR), a real estate group that is grounded in the same sustainable principles as we are.  The LRR brokers we're working with, Gavin Shettler, Julia Robertson, and Nicolette Hannah are experts in green ... Read more

You Can Become a Master Recycler

Is that pizza box recyclable?  How about the almond milk box?  Or a brown glass vitamin bottle?  And the lid?  Can you recycle that, too?  Will I ruin an entire 'batch' of city recycling if I am not sure and put an item into the recycling that isn't actually recycle-able?  These are common questions and concerns people have regarding recycling.  Although people are much more comfortable recycling than they were 10 years ago, there's still a number of unknowns and questions regarding how Marion County's system works and what is actually recycle-able.  When people aren't sure, they either put ... Read more

Happy Holidays from Pringle Creek Community!

Happy Holidays to everyone from all of us at Pringle Creek Community!  We're grateful for our wonderful residents, close community partners old and new, and amazing staff.  As we're all off celebrating the Holidays in our own, diverse ways, we will also reflect upon the many wonderful opportunities we've been afforded and enjoy.  Enjoy time with your families and friends.  All the Best to you and yours!     Read more
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