Here are a few local services and organizations that may be helpful for you to know. If you have suggestions for additions to this page, please email us.

Winneshiek Energy District

Link to the website of Winneshiek Energy District


W.E.D. is a new (2010) local non-profit organization dedicated to promoting stewardship and sustainability in Winneshiek County, Iowa, by focusing on all things energy, with all individuals and organizations willing to partner, as far as our time and energy (and funding) allows.


 Decorah Food Pantry

Link to the website of Decorah Food Pantry

Use of the Food Pantry has grown significantly since it first opened in 1996. The Food Pantry was created to provide food, personal care, and household supplies to a growing number of people in the community who lacked these resources. By winter of 2000, the Food Pantry served 84 clients in three months. Now in 2012 over 500 clients per month are being served.

The Food Pantry is located in the Parish Hall of First Lutheran Church. It is open to anyone who requests its services. Clients will be asked for their name, address, identification, and number of members in their family. No other documentation is necessary.


Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center

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Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center

Pasted-GraphicThe Northeast Iowa Peace and Justice Center provides a space for education and networking; creating initiatives to promote peace, human rights, and social and environmental justice.




VFW Decorah

VFW Post 1977
104 State St, Decorah, IA 52101
website: VFW Decorah
(563) 382-5232


Pepperfield Project

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The Pepperfield Project is dedicated to helping individuals of all backgrounds improve their quality of life through education programs that will teach them how to develop and enhance their relationship with food, cooking and gardening. Leading by example, they help people experience the joy and satisfaction that comes with hands-on food preparation, gardening and other agrarian based skills.



Winneshiek Farmers Market

Link to the website of Winneshiek Farmers Market

Pasted-Graphic-1The Winneshiek Farmers Market in Decorah is an outdoor market that operates Wednesdays (3-6pm) and Saturdays (8-11am) from May 1 through October 30. Special indoor markets occur in November and December.


Frequent the market, and you’ll encounter up to 40 vendors, live music, and a colorful selection of produce, crafts, baked goods, meat and dairy products.


Decorah Rotary

Link to the website of Decorah Rotary


RotartyDecorahLogoWRotary International and the Decorah Rotary Club
Rotary International is an organization of service-minded individuals around the world who are working to make the world a better place with their efforts in water and sanitation, basic education and literacy, maternal and child health, disease prevention and treatment, economic and community development, and peace and conflict resolution.


Decorah Lions Club

Link to the website of Decorah Lions Club






Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation

Link to the website of Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation

Pasted-Graphic-4NEICAC’s mission is to help meet the primary needs of people and create opportunities for basic self-sufficiency through community partnership, education and the provision of services.



Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce

Link to the website of Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce 

219822_1368853The Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce provides resources and programs to promote member business interests and enhance the business environment of the Decorah area.




City of Decorah

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Decorah Area Tourism

Link to the website of Decorah Area Tourism





Winneshiek County Development

wcdi_logoLink to the website of Winneshiek County Development
Helping new and existing businesses thrive in Northeast Iowa. For over 30 years working hard to develop Winneshiek County into a vibrant place to live and do business.