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Pringle Creek Community has been featured in Mother Earth News! Kurt Jacobson writes about PCC's history, Colleen Owen's brilliant urban farming skills and educational organic gardening series coming up in spring, and the beauty of building green homes with vast amounts of green space for a healthier lifestyle. Jonathan Schachter, a resident of PCC and our Development Director also expands upon how energy efficient his own home is, even during the hottest months of summer. Read the article for more information on how Pringle Creek Community may serve as an example for developers across North America: Pringle Creek: A New ... Read more

Top 25 beautiful US cities to live in

Pringle Creek community is located right in the heart of the Willamette Valley, in Salem, Oregon. Salem has just been listed alongside places like San Francisco and Boston as one of the top 25 beautiful US cities to live in if you enjoy spending time in nature. Our community values nature and has over a 1/3 of it dedicated to green space that harbors orchards, tree-lined paths along the creek, and a community garden to name a few. Tanza Loudenback | July 9, 2016 View original source at Business Insider 25 Beautiful US Cities to Live in if You Love Spending Time ... Read more

Pringle Creek Community featured in The Power of Zero

At Pringle Creek Community, we embrace sustainable practices that produce net zero solutions. Sharing innovative approaches with the greater community creates a more diverse conversation for these sustainable solutions to emerge. The International Living Future Institute has written an article about the new book called, The Power of Zero: Learning from the World's Leading Net Zero Energy Buildings. This book features net zero projects from across the nation including the Zero Cottage in San Francisco, Smith College's Bechtel Environmental Classroom in Whatley, Massachusetts, as well as our very own Painters Hall at Pringle Creek Community. The Power of Zero book describes ... Read more

We’re the First B Corp in Salem!

B Corporations work to be the Best For the world, not just In the world.  Pringle Creek Community has worked to be the best for Salem and the world ever since the very beginning.  We're so excited to be recognized for our work, and to set an example for Salem that working for people, planet and profit is best for everyone.                 The Statesman Journal's recent article about our certification is a wonderful reinforcement that HOW a business accomplishes their mission can positively (or negatively) affect the greater community.  A business that looks beyond profit toward the environment and social justice ... Read more

New year brings new faces into Holding Court

STATESMAN JOURNAL January 12, 2016 | Carol McAlice Currie and Michael Davis We'll start with the icing on the cake. Darrell Hoerauf of Cherry City Cake & Candy Supply made us crave dessert when he brought two 6-inch decorated cakes to the Court Street Dairy Lunch on Tuesday. The good news: No journalist was harmed in the making of this column, because the cakes were fakes. Hoerauf was using the foam-cored but brightly decorated models to illustrate what can be learned in two of his shop's upcoming classes. Up first is a beginners' fondant class. If you believe that all cakes need to be coiffed ... Read more
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