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Meet Our New Urban Farm Assistant

You may have noticed already, but we've got a new person on the team. Meet our new Urban Farm Assistant, Jill Snell! Jill will be assisting Colleen Owen this summer to produce amazingly delicious and nutritious organic produce. She brings almost a decade of urban farming experience in the Pacific Northwest as well as a super positive attitude and vivacious spirit (she says that her spirit plant is a carrot, we'll explain more later...). Jill happily describes Pringle Creek Community as a place where, "You're living with people that love and respect the Earth, and are doing their part to ... Read more

Urban Farming

Once again, Pringle Creek Community has teamed up with the Sustainable Living Center to offer their very popular annual Urban Farmer Class. Learn from Colleen Owen, Pringle Creeks' own Urban Farmer, and other experts on how to properly prune trees, harvest healthful organic produce, and many more gardening tips. Farming doesn't have to be outside the city limits, it can be in your very own backyard or community garden. Pringle Creek even has a few community garden plots available for class members if you don't have a growing space of your own. With spring creeping around the corner, it will be exciting to ... Read more

Urban Farmer Class Announced at Holding Court

At Pringle Creek Community, we value sustainable practices that can last a life-time. Our Urban Farm goes beyond the greenhouses and branches out into the orchards and berry patches that extend across the creek.  The Sustainable Living Center and Pringle Creek Community joined up to talk about the Urban Farmer Class at Holding Court.  Please click here if you're interested in taking this fun and educational class! Folk dancing is in the spotlight at Holding Court  Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Statesman Journal | 9:54 a.m. PST December 29, 2016 | View original source here. With Carol McAlice Currie out on assignment, news columnist Capi Lynn joined ... Read more

Urban Farmer Classes by the Sustainable Living Center

Have a hankering to try your hand at urban farming? Now's your chance! Back by popular demand is the Urban Farmer class provided by the Sustainable Living Center (SLC) and taught by our Urban Farmer extraordinaire, Colleen Owen. Colleen Owen is a certified Master Gardener with years of experience with how to make gardens flourish in an urban environment. Not only has she had success with flourishing produce in the spring and summer seasons, but she also has the expertise to make the most of your garden during the more dormant winter months. Colleen Owen runs a CSA (Community ... Read more

Mother Earth News

Pringle Creek Community has been featured in Mother Earth News! Kurt Jacobson writes about PCC's history, Colleen Owen's brilliant urban farming skills and educational organic gardening series coming up in spring, and the beauty of building green homes with vast amounts of green space for a healthier lifestyle. Jonathan Schachter, a resident of PCC and our Development Director also expands upon how energy efficient his own home is, even during the hottest months of summer. Read the article for more information on how Pringle Creek Community may serve as an example for developers across North America: Pringle Creek: A New ... Read more
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