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Plant Sale This Weekend May 1 & 2

Come out to Pringle Creek Community's glasshouses this Friday and Saturday, May 1 & 2 from 9:30 - 4:00, for our plant sale!  Colleen has lots of organically grown tomatoes, other veggies, and perennials, many of which are heirloom varieties.  All proceeds will benefit the Sustainable Living Center at Pringle Creek.  Come on out and get your garden rocking and rolling! Read more

April Newsletter, April happenings! – Pringle Creek Community

Check out our latest newsletter and see all that is happening at Pringle Creek Community! Read more

Learning to Grow: 4H Kids Visit the Chicks and Gardens

Kids from 4-H visited Colleen this past weekend on Saturday to learn about chickens and growing food. The young, curious kids had a great time checking out our baby chicks, learning what they eat, how they live and play. The students also learned a bit about growing plants. They collected soil in pots and planted pumpkin seeds that they will transplant at home and use in the fall for Halloween. That's thinking ahead! Read more

Live where you can Thrive!

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 ... Read more

Composting Reduces Methane

Composting is a way of life at Pringle Creek Community.  In Painters Hall Cafe, all organic waste generated through preparing and consuming meals is set aside in compost containers and turned into soil through our 'Dirt Works' worm bin composting program in our glasshouses.  Eventually our compost goes into our garden beds, nourishing our soil, feeding our plants - and us!  Our community residents also contribute to our collective composting. It was gratifying to see a January 29, 2015 Statesman Journal article discussing how composting food waste also decreases methane released into our atmosphere.  Methane is a very powerful greenhouse gas, with a ... Read more
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