Rooted in Agriculture

Rooted in Agriculture

Day 1:

  1. Explore Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm headquarters in the morning, an internationally-known organization helping people save and share heirloom seeds.
  2. Enjoy a short drive to a 150-year-old family farm at Winneshiek Wildberry Winery, taste award winning wines and have lunch on site.
  3. Go back in time at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum whose historic buildings and exhibits tell the story of pioneer agriculture, also explore beautiful downtown Decorah.

Day 2: Sleep in! Enjoy a wonderful breakfast in Decorah.

  1. Explore and eat lunch (and sweets) at Pinter's Gardens and Pumpkins with vast plant, landscape, and patio displays and fall pumpkin patch and corn maze.
  2. Learn hands-on about modern dairy farming at Iowa's Dairy Center from 1-2:30pm, tour the operational farm, meet the cows, and pet the calves.