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The Wallace Centers of Iowa

2773 290th Street
Orient, IA 50858
United States

Contact details

Telephone: (641) -337-5019


The Country Life Center is located at 2773 290th Street, Orient, IA, just off the Henry A. Wallace Road (P-33). From I-80, take Exit 93 at Stuart, IA and travel south 12 miles to Highway 92. Turn west and travel 2 miles, then south 5 miles on the Henry A. Wallace Road. The Center is 1/4 mile west on 290th Street. IMPORTANT! DO NOT FOLLOW GPS DIRECTIONS AS THEY ARE INCORRECT.

Open Times

The Center is staffed Monday-Friday from 9 am to 4 pm nearly year-round. Free will donations are accepted.


The birthplace farm includes: -40 acres of the original Wallace farm -Restored House -Gathering Barn -Restored Iowa Prairie and Pond -Sculpture Walking Path -Themed Flower Gardens -Orchard and Produce Gardens, and -The Gathering Table Cafe, Gift Shop and Market Walk around the farm and enjoy the history and landscape that helped shape the life of one of Iowa's most important native sons.

Products / Fruit Grown

Approximately 120 trees. Pristine, Enterprise, Williams Pride, Liberty, Brown Snout, Dabinett, Harrison, Harry Masters Jersey, Kingston Black, Yarlington MillsProduction and Sale of more than 40 organically-grown fruits and vegetables to local grocery stores, farmers markets, and Prairie Harvest Community Supported Agriculture subscribers.Pet Friendly OrchardOrchard Weddings Allowed

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