Have a hankering to try your hand at urban farming? Now’s your chance! Back by popular demand is the Urban Farmer class provided by the Sustainable Living Center (SLC) and taught by our Urban Farmer extraordinaire, Colleen Owen. Colleen Owen is a certified Master Gardener with years of experience with how to make gardens flourish in an urban environment. Not only has she had success with flourishing produce in the spring and summer seasons, but she also has the expertise to make the most of your garden during the more dormant winter months. Colleen Owen runs a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) enjoyed by Pringle Creek Community residents and the surrounding community as well as coordinating the community gardening plots, and making sure the chickens are happy little feathered-friends. She also manages the orchards that are bursting with apples, pears, and other luscious fruits throughout the spring and summer seasons. Need we say more? The Urban Farmer classes by the Sustainable Living Center start on February 4th, of 2017.

Urban Farmer Classes by the Sustainable Living Center

Urban Farmer Class Schedule

February 4th, 10:00am – 12:00pm

February 18th, 10:00am – 12:00pm

March 3rd, 2:00 – 4:00pm

March 18th, 10:00 – 11:00am

April 1st, 10:00am – 12:00pm

April 22nd, 10:00am – 12:00pm

May 6th, 10:00am – 12:00pm

May 20th, 10:00 – 11:00am

The Sustainable Living Center (SLC) is a non-profit ran within Pringle Creek Community. Its mission is to Educate, Demonstrate and Activate. Pringle Creek Community’s Painters Hall is a venue the SLC uses throughout the year to champion this mission, including a free workshop in partnership with Energy Trust called, Lessons from a Pioneering Net Zero Building. Look for more innovative and inspirational events in the future.