THE WALLACE CENTERS OF IOWA: sustainable food & civility initiatives

Featured News

Houghtaling new CEO

Deb Houghtaling of Greenfield was named President & CEO of The Wallace Centers of Iowa by the board of directors. She replaces Diane Weiland who is retiring after 25 years with the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center and The Wallace Centers of Iowa. Deb will begin May 29. “The Wallace Centers of Iowa reflect what is great about Iowa and our agricultural heritage: a proud history, locally grown food, innovative programs, and a dedication to communities and neighbors,” Houghtaling remarked. “As an Iowa native, I am honored and excited to join WCI’s talented staff and board.”

  1. Farm to Table Thursdays

    May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Friday Lunch

    May 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Friday Dinner

    May 25 @ 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

April 2016

Hearts & Homes Historic Teas



756 16th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
2773 290th Street, Orient, IA 50858
Ph: 515.243.7063 (DM)
Ph: 641.337.5019 (Orient)