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Blog Archive: August 2019

In Baraboo, Wisconsin, a short walk outside of Devil’s Lake State Park, lives Little Society Farm, a farm started in 2017 by Brad Wissmueller and Eleanor Johnson. Inspired by the ending of Voltaire’s Candide--which concludes with a small group of people realizing life is better with 20 acres and cooperation among everyone--Brad and Eleanor bought 20 acres and began work on making their dreams of being full-time farmers come true.

Neither Brad or Eleanor grew up around farming or studied it in college. It was an interest they picked up later in life. Brad’s former workplace had...