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Willamette Wakeup

Our expert Urban Farmer, Colleen Owen, is spreading her knowledge on how to garden in an urban environment on KMUZ's Willamette Wakeup. Colleen talks about succession planting, crop rotating, deep feeder plants vs. shallow feeder ones, how to grow in a shady environment, and more. This is just a sample of all the things you can learn when taking the Urban Farmer classes. This starts up on February 3rd. Call to reserve a spot! Go to SLCSalem.org or call to reserve at: 503-315-1055 WHAT YOU GET We start you off with seeds, a space in our glasshouse and community garden, and a ... Read more

Green Thumb Urban Farmers

At Pringle Creek Community, we get what it means to be an agrihood. We cherish our relationship with growing healthy and tasty produce. The Sustainable Living Center (SLC), a non-profit that operates out of our community, is offering some fabulous workshops on urban farming brought to you by our very own expert Urban Farmer, Colleen Owen. If you're curious about how to farm in the city, it's not only possible, it's darn right fun and delicious. The famous Colleen Owen and Christal Lee are in the Statesman at Holding Court! If you're interested in taking the Urban Farmers workshops, ... Read more

Urban Farmers 2018

It's that time of year again where we are letting you know about the awesome Urban Farmer workshop program brought to you by the Sustainable Living Center (SLC). Our very own Urban Farmer, Colleen Owen, will be teaching some of the workshops, too! If you've always been curious about gardening, but haven't quite figured out how to take the plunge, or you have a green thumb and are up for learning some new techniques, this may be just the workshop for you. It also may be a great gift for the holidays. Go to the SLC's website to learn ... Read more

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
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