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Socializing + Food = Community

Our community continues to fulfill our sustainable mission, and our residents rock when it comes to being upstanding citizens who incorporate sustainability into their everyday routine. We have a resident meeting each month to talk about happenings at Pringle Creek Community, and it's so fun to check-in and see how everyone is doing. Topics such as parties with 15 babies crawling around in Halloween costumes, Girl Scouts, going off on vacation, and donating time to families in need are just some of the things spoken around the table. It's also always fun to share a meal together. Food is a ... Read more

Sweet Life

At Pringle Creek Community, we understand that living sustainably means acting in harmony with the whole ecosystem. We'd like to think of it as  living the sweet life. That's why we have an urban farm with historic glass houses, chickens, and orchards. What makes life even sweeter is cultivating our pollinators. This year, we are happy to announce that our dear Honey Bees have produced more than twice the amount of honey that they made last year! Pollinators play such a crucial role in our world.  Without them, we'd have a lot of trouble figuring out how to feed people. ... Read more

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
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