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Mother Daughter Gardening

Wilma and Liane are a mother-daughter duo and new neighbors in our community! We welcome them as they take root and branch out in our agrihood. They go into depth with why gardening plays an important role in their family. As Wilma says, "Food is love," and we couldn't agree more. What do you like most about gardening? Wilma: Digging in soil feeds my agricultural soul. I grew up immersed in California’s San Joaquin Valley with a plum orchard nearby and views of Mt Whitney in the distance. The family across the street had a chicken farm - I’d get to ... Read more

Eat Your Greens

Don’t forget to eat your greens! Remember your mom or pop telling you that? Well, the greens grown on the Pringle Creek farm are absolutely delicious and they are available to all who subscribe to our CSA. So, instead of cringing, you might be smiling from ear to ear (ahem, you’ve got a little spinach in your teeth…). Community Supported Agriculture is called CSA for short. Now, if you don’t know what it means, no worries. In brief, people in the community pay a farmer in advance for a share in the produce she or he harvests throughout the year. At ... Read more

Earth Day Plant Sale

Earth Day is right around the corner, which means we have a fun event planned for you, of course! On April 21st, from 10 - 4:00pm, we invite you to stop on by the glass houses on the urban farm. We will be having a plant sale with marvelous varieties including veggies to make scrumptious meals, herbs to spice them up, and flowers for a wonderful centerpiece. There will also be a chance to plant seeds and take them home! If you're looking to get your hands a little dirty this Earth Day, it should be an enjoyable event ... Read more

Just Be

Nature has a way of making you feel linked to the larger web of life. With the hustle and bustle of the information age, it's good to remember to just be. At Pringle Creek Community, we offer a community that is strongly connected to nature. That means, when you go outside, the rustle of tree leaves greet your ears and the air (especially now, since it's spring) carries the fragrance of flowers attracting pollinators. On any day, you can meander down to the creek and observe wildlife emerging. This could be the brilliant red crawdads or a glimmer of ... Read more

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
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