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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

Winter is Coming: Gardening Tips

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your garden can’t keep growing! At Pringle Creek Community, we are harvesting organic produce. Our Urban Farmer, Colleen, is growing so many different types of veggies including carrots, radishes, beets, winter lettuce, kale, bok choy, and much more healthy and delicious produce for the winter season. If you have a greenhouse, then your garden will most likely slow down, but continue to grow. If you have an outdoor garden, you may want a grow cover or tunnel for your produce to keep a bit warmer when the weather begins to chill. Here ... Read more
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