Videos relating to WCI programs, facilities and history

Hello Iowa Spotlights Pizza, Prairie Art

Travel blogger Megan Bannister showcases WCI’s Pizza on the Prairie and Prairie Art exhibit as agri-tourism examples.

Garden for Good

This amazing drone footage captures great views of the Garden for Good and the hard work from our friends at Meyocks during spring sweet potato planting.

A Family of Prairie Artists

Three generations of the Freeland family used their creative talents to add to our Prairie Art exhibit.

Prairie Pollinators

Want to learn more about prairie pollinators? Retired state park ranger Alan Carr takes us on a walk through the 9-acre prairie at the Wallace Farm. Watch as some of Iowa’s most common pollinators do their critical and fascinating work.

Henry A. Wallace's Soviet Asia Mission

In 1944, Vice President Henry A. Wallace set off on a 50 day tour of Siberia and the Eastern Soviet Union and Nationalist controlled portions of China. Using never before shared photographs from The Wallace Centers of Iowa’s permanent collection, this video narrates the course of Henry A. Wallace’s tour using excerpts from the Vice President’s journal and 1946 book, “Soviet Asia Mission.

Who are the Wallaces?

A brief history of four generations of the Wallace family, America’s First Family of Agriculture through family photos, items of historical interest, and texts written by the Wallaces, all from WCI’s artifact collection. Learn about the significance of this pioneering family in the fields of journalism, agriculture, and American politics.

Prairie Art Exhibit 2021

Have you been out to see the Prairie Art Exhibit yet? The prairie is in full bloom in late July and early August, so now is the best time to visit! You can also watch this video to hear from one of the artists and get a glimpse of the exhibit up close. The Prairie Art Exhibit is supported in part by the Knock Family Charitable Fund.

Printables from WCI’s work in connecting food, land and people

Storage Tips

Storage tips to maximize the shelf life of fresh CSA produce.

Herbs to Table

Chef Katie’s Herbs to Table Powerpoint presentation given during the February 2017 Home + Garden Show in Des Moines.

The Future of Iowa's Water Dialogue Dinners

Summary of a series of three public conversations held in summer 2015.