Seed Savers Exchange
For every green thumb, history aficionado or gardener, Seed Savers Exchange at Heritage Farm is a must see. Learn about the seed saving process and the amazing collection of heritage and heirloom seeds maintained there before walking through the gardens to see some of the most amazing fauna anywhere! If the beautiful scenery gets you inspired, there are several walking/hiking trails available throughout the property.
The Lillian Goldman Visitors Center is a great place to start and finish any visit to Heritage Farm. Find out how this amazing organization was started with very humble roots (pun intended!). Browse the wide selection of books including some from Seed Savers Exchange employees! Find all that you’ll need to prepare and maintain your own garden. Why not fill that garden with some of the many varieties of seed grown and sold right there at Heritage Farm. The friendly staff can help with any questions that you may have. If you’re lucky, you may even get to catch a glimpse of the garden crew doing one of their favorite tasks, weeding!
No matter why you ultimately visit Decorah, make Seed Savers Exchange a visit. The work done on Heritage Farm is essential to passing on our garden heritage to coming generations. Truly a gem among the riches in and around Decorah.