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Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm

3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-5990
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Ranked #2 of 19 Attractions in Decorah
Type: Farms
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Iowa City, IA
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176 reviews 176 reviews
46 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Enjoyed the lovely fall garden, and got some 2014 seeds on sale. Great prep for next spring. Got Christmas beans as gifts for pals and will return to hike the trails. A very pleasant show room.

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Coralville, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We have been ordering seeds from Seed Savers Exchange for years and were happy to finally visit. The farm is so pretty, set in a verdant, quiet valley. The shop has lots of nice gift items, and of course, seeds! The woman manning the shop was friendly and informative. We were the last visitors of the day. The sun was... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

On the way to Decorah we stopped at Seed Savers to see the gift shop and gardens. They also have lovely walking paths. I would go again.

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Muncie, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

And frankly, that should be anyone who eats. Just a few miles outside of charming Decorah, IA, Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization that is focused on preserving and disseminating heirloom varieties of plants--fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, etc. Seed-saving as an activity was commonplace many years ago; however, it seems to be a lost skill. Visiting Seed Savers is... More

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stopped by the amazing farm after reading about them in a local article. The grounds are spectacular! There were a lot of trails and so green and lush. We spent a lot of time walking and never got tired of the scenery! The shop has an amazing amount of seeds available for purchase and the staff was very helpful.... More

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Hull, Ia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My husband being a gardener, we wanted to make sure we took in the Seed Savers Exchange on our trip to Decorah. It was June and end of season. They had plenty of plants available for purchase. And they were half price. We took home a couple of heirloom plants and are enjoying watching their progress in our garden. We... More

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South Dakota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stopped by on a rainy cool day but warmly greeted by all the many workers...planting spring seedlings, cleaning up the garden area for the summer growing season. would like to go back when they have events...looks like a lot of family fun! "Cool cows! "

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Really enjoyed visiting here on a great spring day. I picked up some plants and seeds that are unique. We also strolled along one of the trails. There happened to be a speaker the day of our visit so we enjoyed listening to him as well.

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Oronoco, Minnesota
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181 reviews 181 reviews
45 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

SeedSavers is a smallish garden center with LOTS of seeds, some small plants and small trees for sale. My husband shops here every spring & this was my first visit. There are gardening tools, books, accessories (baskets, markers, gloves, etc.). We took a walk along the river after shopping. They are working with Iowa DNR to naturalize the river after... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were going to Iowa to visit family so I managed to get this stop added to the trip. This is a farm just north of Decorah and because it was still winter we could not do anything outside. The real stars of the gift shop were the couple of hundred seed packages, which were all 25% off. They have... More

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