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Laws of Nature

At Pringle Creek Community, we are wishing you an Earth Day filled with a spring that sings from the tree tops. Our mission is inspired by nature, community, and innovation to make the pale blue dot even more healthy and beautiful for generations to come. Here's to another year powered by the sun.  Remember when you were a child? Remember what it was like to walk (and sometimes stumble) on the grass, stomp in a puddle, or make a mud pie? Were you the child who was notorious for climbing trees barefoot to get a birds eye view of the world below? ... Read more

Healthy Homes

Our homes are inspired by nature and its healthful benefits. Pringle Creek Community is one of the healthiest communities in the country, with a location in the 2nd healthiest city in the nation, Salem, Oregon. Building with healthful materials, keeping energy efficiency in mind, and providing a shared dedicated green space for residents to thrive are just some of the reasons we champion green living along with an overall healthy lifestyle. Our healthful homes are built with low VOC (volatile organic compounds) that reduce or completely eliminate chemical off-gassing that occurs in run of the mill paint, flooring, and ... Read more

Natural Medicine

Pringle Creek Community is not only one of the healthiest communities in the nation, it is located in the 2nd healthiest city in the country, Salem, Oregon. With a third of the community land dedicated to green natural space and with our sustainable land management practices, organic farming, and renewable energy, we've got your bases covered for living a happy and healthy lifestyle. The San Francisco Bay Area is also now following in our footsteps by showing how open, natural settings can benefit families and communities. Natural medicine: Urban families explore benefits of the outdoors By Erin Allday | April 10, 2017 ... Read more

Forest Bathing

At Pringle Creek Community, we get that spending time in nature has health benefits. That's why over a third of our land is dedicated shared green space with walking paths to explore the orchards or hang out by the creek. Taking walks and inhaling all the good stuff that the trees, plants, and soil provide is just one way of being healthier. What's called forest bathing in Japan, we call a walk about the neighborhood. Why Spring Is the Perfect Time to Take Your Workout Outdoors Alexandra Sifferlin | Mar 30, 2017 | TIME Health | View original source. Getty Images EXERCISE/FITNESS When the weather ... Read more

Trees Save Billions

At Pringle Creek Community, we think trees and energy efficiency go hand-in-hand. After all, innovative designs are drawing inspiration from nature to make renewable energy systems. We are a part of the Fairview Master Plan, and part of that plan means preserving 80% of the tree cover. How do trees save billions? Trees that are strategically placed lead to energy savings by lowering heating and cooling costs throughout the year as well as decreasing soil erosion. So, when you’re having your walk around the Pringle Creek neighborhood and looking up at the cedar and sequoia trees, think that they’re not only gorgeous, but serve ... Read more
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