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The Center's Roots


Happy Anniversary to the Grain of Wheat Community, Inc.!

What is the Grain of Wheat Community you might ask? It is the founding and legal tax exempt corporation for the Center.

Thirty-three years ago on April 1, 1984, a small group of people started a sustainable-style farming community in the Kettle Moraine area. At one point there were four different families living close to each other and living a Christian-based community. We used Jesus of Nazareth’s Sermon on the Mount in Matthew’s Gospel (Matt 5-7) as the foundation of our activity and commitment to livi