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Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm

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Address: 3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, IA 52101-7776
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VERY INTERESTING PLACE

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... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Dale C
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Conway, Arkansas
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Conway, Arkansas
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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 on.

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Thank Dale C
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

When you come to the Midwest of the US, you must go to Seed Savers Exchange, otherwise it's like you did not see the heart of what makes Iowa such a special place in the world; yet undiscovered by millions! Come learn, get your plants, seeds, crafts, and beautiful memories of the gorgeous panoramic views surrounding this part of Northeast... More 

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ANKENY
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even if you do not garden, this is an interesting place to explore. They offer heritage seeds for sale, but there are many other items for sale as well, such as dried beans, crafts, fresh garlic, etc. There are also miles of hiking trails around the farm and visitor center.

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1 Thank Angie A
Decorah, Iowa
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

While the people were mostly nice, the kids were bored. The help, although not mean, did make us feel welcome.

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Oxford, Georgia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice place to visit. Gardens, farm animals, and walking trails. And, difficult to find seeds are available in the gift shop. If you have an interest in gardening, it's worth a visit.

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Thank Wayne B
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We visited this site on a Sunday morning and were fascinated by their gardens. We took a lot pictures of the flowers and vegetables. The staff was accessible, helpful and very friendly. We enjoyed buying seeds for our garden next year. We brought a picnic lunch and ate at their picnic tables that were under a shelter. We did not... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

There is so much to see & do here! FIRST--- stop at the Visitor Center and browse through the building where an extensive number of heritage seeds are available for purchase. Watch the short video for a history of the center. Check out the various associated items available for purchase. SECOND--- check out the gardens where an extensive number of... More 

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1 Thank Mindy and Roger A
Iowa
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We go here a few times each year. It is very interesting to see the different plants. The flowers are very vibrant and they also have a nice gift shop.

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austin mn
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Seed Savers is your place for heirloom seeds, they have everything you need to start your garden. Helpful staff is there to answer all your questions. Check out the informational videos that have playing

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Interning stop. June is a little late to shop for seeds but the self guided tour was nice. Checked out the gardens, goats, orchards, fowl. A hobby farm experience.

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