Pringle Creek Community is a cutting edge sustainable community development in Salem, Oregon, an innovative community with a LOT of wonderful and interesting features. Below are a few aspects of our community development that you may not be aware of. Read on!
We have an edible landscape! Fruit trees and berries are abundant and available to our residents. Pringle Creek Community residents enjoy sharing the delicious fruit that grows in our shared green spaces. When the cherries, peaches, pears, apples or berries are ripe, we notify our residents so that they can harvest fresh fruit for eating, pie or jam ...
How can you increase your gardening knowledge? What are creative ways to grow vegetables organically? What is a CSA? How can you get freshly grown veggies nearly all year-round?
Colleen Owen, our Urban Farmer and all-around great gardener, interviewed recently on Down in the Dirt with Diana on Salem's community radio station, KMUZ. You can hear the interview via Diana's podcast here. Colleen's portion of the interview starts at 5:25 and goes through 27:00. Colleen discusses a lot about what she does and how she tackles the many gardening tasks she has growing produce for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares, how she ...
This is a delicious time of year at Pringle Creek Community! The fruit in our shared orchard is ripe and ready to harvest for eating, jelly creation, or pie-making.
The fruit orchard is a delectable amenity and lovely addition to living here. Residents at Pringle Creek Community get alerts telling them to come on out, harvest, and enjoy the bounty. Sharing food with friends and neighbors is an excellent part of living in a community, an aspect of life neighbors enjoy regularly.
Change your life! Come live at Pringle Creek Community!
At Pringle Creek Community all of our lots are build-ready. This eliminates any concern about extra hidden costs associated with digging, extending services, or extra fees. Our unbuilt lots all include municipal and communication/subscription utilities: water, sewer, gas, electricity, telephone, and cable. All utilities are 'stubbed' to the lots. The hardest thing is deciding where, exactly, to build your new home.
Half of our lots also have access to our community geothermal system which utilizes the earth's constant temperature to heat and cool the house through a water furnace.
Another bonus - everyone who lives at Pringle Creek Community has easy ...
The baby chickens are growing and thriving and our Tiny Library is filled with really good reading! The glasshouse gardens are booming with the recent warm, sunny weather. Pringle Creek Community really is a satisfying, fulfilling place to be. Visitors love to come out to take advantage of the walking trails, relax at the community center, and visit the gardens. Residents enjoy the restful, peaceful environment knowing that underlying all of the amazing energy efficient, eco-conscious infrastructure (permeably paved streets, geothermal heating and cooling, solar energy) is a deep respect for the surrounding natural environment and for ...