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Agrihood Lifestyle

The combination of community and nature in the middle of an urban environment, with sustainable innovation to boot, is something we've been doing for years. A major advantage to living at Pringle Creek Community is that our many acres of open space includes a very productive farm and orchard. It's great to see how agrihoods are now catching on, and how they're benefiting communities and businesses. The weather in Oregon’s fertile Willamette Valley couldn't be better for growing lush gardens and delicious healthy organic produce. Here's to the agrihood lifestyle! The rise of the agrihood: Farmscape helps companies and communities ... Read more

Eat Healthy Support Community

The CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is gearing up for 2018! If you're unfamiliar with what a CSA is, it's basically paying your local farmer upfront for the year, and then getting delicious and healthy produce from about June until January, depending on the harvesting seasons. Our expert Urban Farmer, Colleen Owen, is growing some wonderful food this year. Eat healthy and support community by becoming a part of our CSA. If you purchase a share of the CSA, then harvest usually starts mid-June and you can pick-up fresh and organic produce almost every week.  There is so much to choose from, ... Read more

Earth Day Plant Sale

Earth Day is right around the corner, which means we have a fun event planned for you, of course! On April 21st, from 10 - 4:00pm, we invite you to stop on by the glass houses on the urban farm. We will be having a plant sale with marvelous varieties including veggies to make scrumptious meals, herbs to spice them up, and flowers for a wonderful centerpiece. There will also be a chance to plant seeds and take them home! If you're looking to get your hands a little dirty this Earth Day, it should be an enjoyable event ... Read more

Delicious Handmade Soap

Have you ever smelled some soap, and your gut response was that you wanted to take a big bite out of it? Maybe there was some bright citrus zest or a pumpkin spice that wafted your way, and the thought just came into your mind. Okay, obviously eating soap isn't a good idea, but how about smelling a soap that made you want to frolic in the fields like someone from Little House on the Prairie? That lavender soap might just be the trick for that relaxing bath. Or how about using a vanilla oatmeal combo for when you're ... Read more

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 SLCSalem.org 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
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