Willow Brooks came across a ten-acre parcel of land one mile north of Swine Lake where she formed a hippy commune. Willow told The Daily Boar Newspaper, "I have always dreamed about a place were musicians, artists and hippy types could live together and share their passions--for the arts. Swine Song Commune is the answer to my dream! Artists have already started to arrive. All artists are welcome to join us at the commune where we can sing and dance and be cool together! It's all very exciting!"
Willow presented her idea to start this commune to the attendees (pictured below) at Sweet Swine's annual Aunt Ella Memorial Picnic. The picnic-goers were somewhat shocked when the first bus entered Sweet Swine County (pictured below), but are determined to be neighborly as long as those in the commune "Keep the music down and promise to offer some big band events "