Cherie Mortice

Board Chair, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

Cherie Mortice is a retired teacher from Des Moines, Iowa and the current board chair at Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. She is a leader on everything from neighborhood issues in her East Des Moines neighborhood to fighting for stronger oversight and regulations on clean water and factory farms.

My Sessions

Agroecology: Grassroots Food Grown to Save the Planet

How do we ensure that everyone has access to the food of their choosing, that is healthy, delicious, affordable, fair and sustainable, in the face of globalized corporate control of our food system?  This session will discuss how Agroecology – the integration of a society’s culture with farming practices and traditional knowledge – will give […]