Spiral Living Center

13th Annual Local Foods Dinner

We will be hosting our 13th Annual Local Foods Dinner TO-GO style again this
year on Saturday November 20th! Join us for our biggest fundraiser of the year for a one-of-a-kind event featuring locally grown organic food, a virtual auction, and radio entertainment! We are creating multi-course meals boxed for pick-up that will be available at two Illinois Valley locations: Takilma Community Building & Jubilee Park in Cave Junction. KXCJ will be featuring a “dinner hour” from 7-8PM filled with interviews, radio dramas, our 2021 Gleaning Report, and local music during their 12 hour on-air fundraiser drive. KXCJ can be aired locally on 105.7fm or streamed online at www.kxcj.org.

Dinner Tickets are $20 per person • Meat, Veggie, & Child Options Available

Virtual Auction

Bidding is now OPEN for our SLC & KXCJ Virtual Auction featuring handmade crafts, gift certificates, and MORE! This year 70% of our proceeds will go to KXCJ-LP 105.7fm, our local Illinois Valley radio station which is now it’s own nonprofit organization. They increase the cultural and economic vitality of our area by providing listeners with a valuable source for news and information that addresses both local and regional interests. Your auction donations will directly contribute to helping us & KXCJ expand our programs in 2022. Get your bids in HERE until Saturday November 20 at 9PM PST! Countdown is below. Help us reach $1K!

Thank you to our generous donors: Alan Laurie, Anathea Sparrow, Carolyn Taormina, Cedar Bloom Farm, Cold Spunion Design, Debbie Lukas, Earth Scouts!, Goodfellows Brewing, Jess Swanson of Heart of Nowhere Lapidary, High Resign Remedies, Pat Mersman, Sarah Kuhn of Vitality  Bodyworks, Soul Doula Life Coaching, and Unconditional Medicinals.

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Fall Virtual Fermentation Festival

Join Earth Scouts! for our 10-week Fall Fermentation Festival, featuring local Illinois Valley & Southern Oregon mentors sharing their knowledge on all things fermentation. Learn how to make your own probiotic drinks, vinegar, miso, wine, cheese, soil amendments, and more! Videos will air RIGHT HERE on the Spiral Living Center website every Friday at 4PM PST in October and November. Each pre-recorded video comes with an educational PDF for at-home learning. Watch at your own pace with your family and follow along!

$5 per episode or $45 for the 10 week series • SLC Members get 10% Off!

Spiral Living Center

We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to promoting sustainable living skills in the Illinois Valley of Southern Oregon since 2006.

One of the most valuable experiences for us has been the journey of finding right relationship with the environment that we are inextricably woven. We are passionate about being homesteaders and stewards
of Southern Oregon, and sharing knowledge
specific to this area.


Our Programs

Empowering IV teens + adults through skill building and outdoor experiences

Increasing food security by helping local land owners glean and donate excess produce

Promoting sustainable transportation through education + free bike repairs

Rent a book or a tool at our
on-site resource library at
Frog Farm in Takilma, Oregon.

Memberships help keep our programs accessible for all income levels. Learn more about SLC Membership in our video!

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Events + Workshops


Take a look at our Events Calendar
above to see what's coming up next!

Learn a new skill from HOME. Watch our 2020 Online Skilllshare Series on Vimeo! Classes are FREE
and available to watch at any time. Learn about wildcrafting, herbal remedies, animal processing, food preservation, and more!

Relive fond memories at our previous class galleries! Over the last 15 years we have hosted a variety of mission focused events such as: The Frog Farm Skillshare, Spring Seed & Scion Swap, The Annual Local Foods Dinner, The Annual Fermentation Festival, Women's Spa Day, Fix-It Fair.

Our Team

We deeply value our dedicated and passionate team who embody the people we serve! Our Stewardship Committee keeps us on track as our Board of Directors push us forward. SLC Staff members manage our programs and volunteer outreach.

Our Volunteers

The work we do would not be accomplished without the help of community volunteers! We are always looking for help during events and expanding our ongoing projects. All ages welcome!  Contact us to become a volunteer!