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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

Everyday is Earth Day at Pringle Creek Community

Everyday is Earth Day at Pringle Creek Community, Earth Day celebrations first took place in 1970, by two thousand colleges and universities, roughly ten thousand primary and secondary schools, and hundreds of communities across the United States. It is now observed in 192 countries, and coordinated by the nonprofit Earth Day Network, with the hope to make Earth Day into a day of action to change human behaviour and provoke policy changes. We at Pringle Creek take action everyday to live in harmony with our natural environment, by providing award winning green homes, monitoring and tracking our energy usage, using our own local produce ... Read more

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Us!

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 ... 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

Sustainability on KMUZ, Salem’s Public Radio Station!

What is 'sustainability,' really?   Although it is a term that has gotten a lot of use, some would say over use, it is important to be clear about intention. Kerry Fox, Pringle Creek Community's Sustainability Outreach Coordinator, co-hosts a weekly morning segment on Salem's public radio station, KMUZ each Wednesday morning where Kerry features local and regional guests who join her to speak about ways the Salem community specifically, and Oregon in general, are addressing community sustainability.  You can hear her segment between 8:00 - 9:00 on 100.7 FM, 88.5 FM, or streamed at www.KMUZ.org. Have you heard the analogy ... Read more
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