THE WALLACE CENTERS OF IOWA: sustainable food & civility initiatives

In the News

Find out what others say about The Wallace Centers of Iowa:

AAA Living’s fall issue included WCI’s Oct. 26 seasonal dinner at the Wallace House. (2017)

Chef Katie has changed her name since this article originally appeared in 2013, but the recipes are still tasty. (2017)

One of a series of famous farms from Iowa Farmer Today. (2017)

The editor of the Iowan mentions Henry A. Wallace as a potential story idea. (2017)

The Des Moines Public Schools Community Education summer brochure features Real Food camps. (2016)

The Chef’s Tasting Table is a new addition to Thursday night dining at Wallace House. (2016)

Midwest Itineraries outlines things to do at the Country Life Center. (2015)

Food for Thought Dinners, cooking classes and Hearts & Homes teas were mentioned in this article in the Des Moines Register. (2016)

The Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center is included as part of a Dream Vacation package contest in the January/February issue of Midwest Living magazine. (2016)

Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Martha Boehlke completed a 40-hour teacher externship at the Country Life Center thru Southwestern Community College.

Food writer Wini Moranville reviews Food for Thought Dinners in the July/August issue of dsm magazine. (2015)

Hunting for treasure in southwest Iowa
Lots to see and do in southwest Iowa, including the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center.

NY Times Frugal Traveler Visits Gathering Table – August 2013
New York Time travel writer Seth Kugel visited the Country Life Center near Orient in August 2013. Praising his farm-fresh meal, he goes on to compare and contrast his Iowa eating experiences.



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