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Women of Action: Feeding Our Community

People around the world and in our own backyard are struggling to secure nutritious, affordable food. Our fall “Women of Action” speaker series at the Wallace House spotlights four women in the Des Moines area who are taking action to improve access to food now and in the future. Sarah Kimle (pictured) from Lutheran Services of Iowa’s Global Greens program kicks off on Oct. 17 at 11:30 am. Other speakers include Aubrey Alvarez (Oct. 24), Kelsey Tyrrell (Oct. 31), and Michelle Book (Nov. 7). Call 515.243.7063 for reservations. $20/person.

  1. Fall CSA Delivery

    October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Women of Action: Feeding Our Community

    October 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Farm to Table Thursdays

    October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Lots of opportunities to Eat, Grow, and Learn including these featured programs:


Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

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Farm to Table Dining at the Wallace House

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The Gathering Table at the Country Life Center

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Hearts & Homes Historic Teas



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2773 290th Street, Orient, IA 50858
Ph: 515.243.7063 (DM)
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