Environmental stewardship and heirloom vegetables are how this small Iowa town rolls. Steeped in Nordic history, Decorah embodies small-town values of hard work and community ties, while embracing a high level of cultural diversity.
Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, is one of the world's largest heirloom seed banks.
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Decorah's "Take a Liking to a Viking" festival celebrates the city's Nordic history.