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Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm

#5 of 23 things to do in Decorah Features Animals
3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA 52101-7776
+1 563-382-5990
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I'm sure people with green thumbs will love it

I am not gardener. Though I can keep some things alive, I rarely go through the effort... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Free apples!

Waht a unique place to visit, if you like seeds, gardening or the heritage therein, this is the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Decorah, Iowa
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“gift shop” (11 reviews)
3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA 52101-7776
+1 563-382-5990
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am not gardener. Though I can keep some things alive, I rarely go through the effort. Everything in my yard is effort-free like hostas. I went to Seed Savers because my friend that I was with in Decorah to watch a Division III women's...More

Thank wladwig
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waht a unique place to visit, if you like seeds, gardening or the heritage therein, this is the place for you. BONUS-free apple in the fall off the trees in the apple orchard, they let you pick as many as you want off the ground!

Thank cruiserinc
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went here on a warm day but still walked through the outdoor gardens. Stunning flowers and a beautiful walking/hiking path. There is a stream that runs next to the barn which is a great photo spot. The gift shop is THE place to go...More

Thank klp4nu
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What an interesting mission! I really enjoyed walking through the clean, organized gift shop. They have an amazing selection of seeds, gardening tools, and books. The grounds are just gorgeous -- gardens, trails, barns, animals. Definitely worth the drive out of town.

Thank amarieb22
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This place didn't open until 10:00. Was small and out of our way. Had few plants out. No cell phone reception.

Thank 444robing
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I was here 2 years ago in the fall so a trip in June was different. I think there were more heritage animals there last time. There were some chickens and ducks. I am happy to support their seed saving efforts and bought several packs...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

There are many seeds and plants not available anywhere else. Garden supplies, crafts, home goods, decor and a beautiful location make this a must stop if you are in the area. You can also walk the grounds to enjoy the walking paths and the property.

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

If you have time stop at the Seed Savers exchange for a visit. This organization was founded to preserve seeds and to protect seed diversity. There is a nice demonstration garden and gift shop that is well worth the time for a stop.

Thank cd1462
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful place!! Friends and I make at least 1 annual trip in the spring! Always happy with the tomato and pepper plants I buy. I can't resist the native perennial flowers😍 And of course garden seeds! Love the Heirloom varieties. Beautiful visitors center...More

Thank Brianna F
Reviewed 4 November 2016

On our way home from the Mayo Clinic we stopped by the Seed Savers Heritage Farm. I found it to be very interesting. The visitor center staff was very friendly and helpful. Everybody should enjoy visiting this place with its gardens and trials to walk...More

Thank Dale C
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Jeanette M
4 April 2015|
Response from Kansas-Mom3 |
I am not familiar enough with the area to tell you but here is address so you can put it into your garmin or smart phone!! :-) 3094 N Winn Rd, Decorah, IA, 52101