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Willamette Wakeup

Our expert Urban Farmer, Colleen Owen, is spreading her knowledge on how to garden in an urban environment on KMUZ's Willamette Wakeup. Colleen talks about succession planting, crop rotating, deep feeder plants vs. shallow feeder ones, how to grow in a shady environment, and more. This is just a sample of all the things you can learn when taking the Urban Farmer classes. This starts up on February 3rd. Call to reserve a spot! Go to or call to reserve at: 503-315-1055 WHAT YOU GET We start you off with seeds, a space in our glasshouse and community garden, and a ... Read more


We are building a community rooted in nature and innovation. With that, comes a strong relationship with growing healthy food making us a flourishing agrihood. Over a third of our community is dedicated green space, and our urban farm is part of it. We have orchards, blueberry patches, and a whole lot more when it comes to wanting to commune with nature. Our glasshouses provide a place for winter gardening and some wonderful produce for a majority of the year. Imagine tomato plants that reach sky high and touch the roof tops with stems that look like tree trunks. ... Read more

Urban Farmers 2018

It's that time of year again where we are letting you know about the awesome Urban Farmer workshop program brought to you by the Sustainable Living Center (SLC). Our very own Urban Farmer, Colleen Owen, will be teaching some of the workshops, too! If you've always been curious about gardening, but haven't quite figured out how to take the plunge, or you have a green thumb and are up for learning some new techniques, this may be just the workshop for you. It also may be a great gift for the holidays. Go to the SLC's website to learn ... Read more

Solar Eclipse Uncovered

At Pringle Creek Community, we take inspiration from nature like using energy from the sun to power our homes. In preparation for the solar eclipse occurring on August 21st, the Sustainable Living Center,  will be having a presentation called, "Solar Eclipse Uncovered", by an expert in the field. Come on by our community to learn more about the mystery of the solar eclipse and how it might affect the wildlife around us. Don't forget to RSVP on the Facebook page link below.    What should we look for during a solar eclipse? How do eclipses effect the plants and animals around ... Read more

Holding Court

Laura DeVito and Jill Snell went to Holding Court bringing two types of green technology. One, was a solar water heating device and the other is a technology we've been working on for thousands of years and some may say has shaped how humans interact with the environment, agriculture.  Stop on by for our Open Community event this Saturday, June 24th, from 1 - 4:00pm, to see more green technology and learn what sustainable living is all about. Take guided or self-guided tours of innovative homes and the urban farm as well as learn about construction loans from Umpqua Bank ... Read more
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