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 ...
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 ...
At Pringle Creek Community, we get that spending time in nature has health benefits. That's why over a third of our land is dedicated shared green space with walking paths to explore the orchards or hang out by the creek. Taking walks and inhaling all the good stuff that the trees, plants, and soil provide is just one way of being healthier. What's called forest bathing in Japan, we call a walk about the neighborhood.
Why Spring Is the Perfect Time to Take Your Workout Outdoors
Alexandra Sifferlin | Mar 30, 2017 | TIME Health | View original source.
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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 ...
Meet Melinda, Jeff, and baby Elliot. Melinda and Jeff hail from Central Oregon and were looking to live in a more sustainable community. When the offer to move to Salem for a new job happened, they started their search for a place to call home. A place that would be a warm, welcoming, sustainable, and a safe neighborhood for the new bundle of joy they'd soon be welcoming into the world.
"Jeff has always wanted to live in a house with green technology." - Melinda
When it comes to living sustainably Melinda says, "Jeff has always wanted to live in a ...