President will visit Seed Savers Monday

Aug 12, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Decorah Journal

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make a stop at Seed Savers in Decorah some time Monday, according to Seed Savers Executive Director John Torgrimson.

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Karen Lawrence

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I think its unfortunate that we can't at least see our President on a rare trip to Northeast Ia without being a member of a private organization.
I welcome Mr. Obama and wish him an enjoyable trip.
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There is a lot of money at Seed Savers. The Lillian Goldman Trust owns the place & Kent Whealy was playing with sharks when he came under their demise & was ousted from an organization he personally started & cared about. Money talks!!!!
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He is hiding it he doesn't wan't the disabilities and veteren's to have it cause he is prejudice to.
WhYseedSavers

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Why is he having a town hall with Seed savers?
Who are they, REALLY and why them?
I find this an odd stop.
Did someone say it was private? then thats not a town hall.

Who runs Seed savers and whats the story behind them?
Bonny

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Seed Savers is supposed to be a non-profit organization any how it started out that way. Kent Whealy applied for grand money over the years, they took in contributions, Mott's Applesauce helped them buy up the two valleys when they came up for sale & land surrounding it. You can call Seed Savers GREEN they fit the time. Big money is now running Seed Savers & this is a campaign trip. It is not about the average citizen it is about MONEY!!!

They could of used Luther College which would of been better suited. It is just nuts the whole thing.
Seed Savers is drity

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Shame on Seed Savers they are supposed to be a non profit that is supposed to protect and preserve seeds? Well Obama was against this you see he supported Banning Organic Farming & Regulating Home Gardening, HR 875 & S 425
The Most Outrageous Nanny Bills Proposed to Date!

So seed savers will lose my business and membership will be canceled!
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WhYseedSavers wrote:
Why is he having a town hall with Seed savers?
Who are they, REALLY and why them?
I find this an odd stop.
Did someone say it was private? then thats not a town hall.
Who runs Seed savers and whats the story behind them?
check all of his executive orders for rueal areas ooncerning ,farm land and controlling food crops for the united nations. THINK?
Genie Janie

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Aug 18, 2011
 
Yeah, he probably wants to take stock to see what else the government can control.
In bed with Obama

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Well it outrages me that Seed Savers is so dishonest and they hide under the umbrella of a nonprofit. I am a member and they dont care what I have to say even though it's true. I posted about this on the seed savers forum and the won't approve the post they are cowards and don't want there members to have the truth about them! If my post is not approved in the next 24 hours I will start a website to tell the members! I'm a expert in SEO so my website will be #2 within weeks right under there site.
I tried to post on the same thing about Obama and the Bills that he signed to stop people from having a home garden wile at the same time his wife was promoting gardens for kids how wicked!
Seed savers has gone to bed with big government and has dose not care about saving seeds. There are some good people that work there but the core is ran by a crook.
Genie Janie

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Aug 18, 2011
 
In bed with Obama wrote:
Well it outrages me that Seed Savers is so dishonest and they hide under the umbrella of a nonprofit. I am a member and they dont care what I have to say even though it's true. I posted about this on the seed savers forum and the won't approve the post they are cowards and don't want there members to have the truth about them! If my post is not approved in the next 24 hours I will start a website to tell the members! I'm a expert in SEO so my website will be #2 within weeks right under there site.
I tried to post on the same thing about Obama and the Bills that he signed to stop people from having a home garden wile at the same time his wife was promoting gardens for kids how wicked!
Seed savers has gone to bed with big government and has dose not care about saving seeds. There are some good people that work there but the core is ran by a crook.
Somehow, I don't think people have quite made the connection yet. Except for one small detail. I thought that this fooforah over a woman having a veggie garden in her front yard was couresy of an overzealous (putting it mildly) homeowner's association. Can you please post the information you speak of, it helps.
sara

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Aug 18, 2011
 
first, i believe Seed Savers is indeed still a nonprofit organization.
second:
"Tickets were required to attend and were distributed by White House staff, according to Seed Savers Executive Director John Torgrimson. Seed Savers provided the White House with a list of members living within 60 miles of Seed Savers. Other tickets were offered to Luther College, city and county officials and some Seed Savers staff members, Torgrimson said."
from the Decorah newspaper
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Genie Janie

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Aug 22, 2011
 
Seed Savers is drity wrote:
Shame on Seed Savers they are supposed to be a non profit that is supposed to protect and preserve seeds? Well Obama was against this you see he supported Banning Organic Farming & Regulating Home Gardening, HR 875 & S 425
The Most Outrageous Nanny Bills Proposed to Date!
So seed savers will lose my business and membership will be canceled!
Of course! This jerkwad doesn't WANT anyone to have a way out of his fix. Big Daddy Obumba wants to be king so what he says goes.
He cares NOTHING for this country except what he can suck out of it.

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