Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
Luther College Woman's Club November meeting
Decorah residents Jim Lukes and Marty Grimm will present “Decorah Green Houses: 141 Years Young” at the group’s November meeting, to be held Tuesday, November 21, at 1:30 p.m. in Peace Dining Room, Dahl Centennial Union, on the Luther College campus. All women from Decorah and surrounding communities are invited to attend. Shuttle service from the Decorah Swimming Pool is available and leaves at 1:10 p.m. In addition to the program, a short business meeting, refreshments, and special music by Luther faculty or students are on the afternoon’s agenda.
Lukes will trace the history of Decorah Greenhouses, a Decorah mainstay since its founding by the Symonds family in 1876. Grimm will talk about the operation of Upper Iowa Organics—his organic farm and composting operation—as well as the unique breeds of heritage livestock (hogs, sheep, and Wagyu cattle) raised on the farm and their contribution to the farm’s ecosystem.
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