Laura DeVito and Jill Snell went to Holding Court bringing two types of green technology. One, was a solar water heating device and the other is a technology we've been working on for thousands of years and some may say has shaped how humans interact with the environment, agriculture. Stop on by for our Open Community event this Saturday, June 24th, from 1 - 4:00pm, to see more green technology and learn what sustainable living is all about. Take guided or self-guided tours of innovative homes and the urban farm as well as learn about construction loans from Umpqua Bank ...
At Pringle Creek Community, we believe that living in healthy environment goes hand-in-hand with a strong and thriving community. Our homes are made with healthful materials like sustainably harvested wood and are highly energy efficient. All of these efforts make a healthier community that is driven by innovation. It just makes sense that we would be located in Salem, noted for being of the second healthiest city in the nation.
The least-polluted city in America? Naples, Florida!
Laura Layden, USA TODAY NETWORK - Feb. 22, 2017 | View original source
Take a big breath, Naples.
The city tops realtor.com’s list of the least-polluted cities ...
We are thrilled to be featured in Marie Claire's January 2017 issue, where Kiera Carter, writes about all the thoughts that go through a person's head when they are considering moving to a more sustainable community. Carter wonders whether sustainable communities will have a "potentially creepy commune vibe," and asks the question, "Can an office-going, lipstick-wearing woman actually fit in?" Our residents come from all walks of life, and they work for the city, the hospital, a university, and some are retired while others are starting families. Some residents come as experienced gardeners wanting to participate 110% in the community ...
Pringle Creek Community is featured in the Marie Claire January 2017 issue with one of our very own residents, Mckenzie Farrell, sharing her experiences living here. Mckenzie says, "Pringle Creek is about three miles from downtown Salem, 60 miles from the coast, and 65 miles from the mountains. It lets you do any activity you want." Along with having easy access to the downtown and recreational activities, we also have an Urban Farm that holds educational workshops for beginners all the way to Master Gardeners, and has a successfully run CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) producing healthy organic food for its members. ...
Pringle Creek Community is a part of a network of trails and pathways that connect to open spaces and parks, and adjoining neighborhoods. Alternative means of transportation such as biking strengthen that connectivity as well as our physical and emotional well-being. We are excited by the news that Salem is moving toward making the city even more interconnected with a bike-share push.
Salem may join other Oregon cities in bike-share push
Jonathan Bach , Statesman Journal 3:44 p.m. PST December 4, 2016 | View original source here.
The state capital may become home to a bike-sharing program next Spring, a move that would allow riders to use bikes ...