THE WALLACE CENTERS OF IOWA: sustainable food & civility initiatives

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Details about WCI programs, events and operations

Feeding Our Community Fall Lunch Series at Wallace House

Our speaker series spotlights four leaders in the Des Moines area taking action to improve access to food now and in the future.

Houghtaling named CEO

Deb Houghtaling of Greenfield, IA named CEO by WCI board of directors

Women's Leadership Lunch series: Women in Action

Be inspired by area women as they describe how they identified a need and stepped up to create change.

Wallace House to host "The Art of Conservation: A Visit with D'ing Darling"

One man play by Tom Milligan sponsored in part by Humanities Iowa celebrates life and work of editorial cartoonist and conservationist D’ing Darling.

Travel Iowa has included the Gathering Table restaurant on its list of 99 restaurants to try in Iowa.

Country Life Center recognized as part of Iowa's billion dollar tourism industry.

Country Life Center attracts more than 9,000 visitors annually and adds to Iowa’s tourism economy.

Gathering Table "One of 99 Restaurants to Try"



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