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Healthy Urban Forests

At Pringle Creek Community, we understand how important nature is for the health of our community. It only makes sense that adding more trees to urban areas help make our community even healthier. That's why we have over a 1/3 of our development dedicated to green space. This includes cedar groves, orchards, and much more. There's something awe-inspiring about looking up at a tree that's almost 10 times bigger than you. It makes you think big, and reach for the sky. We are innovative for many reasons, and nature is definitely a major inspiration for what we do. The Reason ... Read more

EarthWISE Certification

We are proud to be awarded for EarthWISE Certification yet again, and to be among businesses and organizations in the area that uphold green standards. The Crosby Hop Farm, Salem Urban Development, Spring Valley Dairy, Straub Environmental Center, and many more were certified this year! We are leaders in sustainability, with our LEED Certified homes, our Zero Waste community and events center are all designed to be energy efficient and leave a lighter footprint on the earth. Additionally, our organic urban farm plays a huge environmental role in our community, providing healthy and nutritious, fresh food to residents, the ... Read more

Little Urban Oasis

Pringle Creek Community is one of a kind. We are buzzing with building and welcoming new families into our community. Choice lots are available next to green open space, the orchards, as well as lovely neighbors who believe in sustainability and live it! What’s interesting is that we’re probably one of the best kept secrets in Salem. Yet, we're situated close to downtown, and very close to places like a microbrewery, a cidery, the climbing gym, and more. So, if you’re interested in doing yoga while you drink a local brew or getting your climb on, it’s just a walk or bike ... Read more

Nature Time

Pringle Creek Community builds homes from healthful materials that are nestled within acres of dedicated green space. At Pringle Creek we have always understood connecting with nature improves your health and well-being. In fact, OSU just came out with a study that shows you're more satisfied with life when having experienced nature. Could it be the thousands of different shades of greens in a temperate rain forest instills a strong sense of well-being? That  breathing in air with good bacteria from the soil not only stimulates your brain, but also may induce a meditative state? Yes! Maintaining our connection with ... Read more

Natural Medicine

Pringle Creek Community is not only one of the healthiest communities in the nation, it is located in the 2nd healthiest city in the country, Salem, Oregon. With a third of the community land dedicated to green natural space and with our sustainable land management practices, organic farming, and renewable energy, we've got your bases covered for living a happy and healthy lifestyle. The San Francisco Bay Area is also now following in our footsteps by showing how open, natural settings can benefit families and communities. Natural medicine: Urban families explore benefits of the outdoors By Erin Allday | April 10, 2017 ... Read more
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