Huss plan (draft)

Design process continues for Huss property

Here is a draft of our new site plan for Huss (read below the image for more information): When we first purchased the Huss School property in Three Rivers, we had a lot of ideas, but no specific plan. That was intentional. We knew that if we were going to help create something that contributes…

Summer 2016 at the Huss Project in review

Summer 2016 at the Huss Project in review

Another summer is in the books at the Huss Project! As we start to wind down for the fall and winter, we’re grateful for a fun and successful few months of programs, gardening, fundraising, and more. Interns and volunteers A big thank you to the folks who contributed their gifts and abilities to our work…

Thank you!

Future Festival: Thank you!

As Chairperson of the 7th Annual Huss Future Festival, I want to express my deepest appreciation to the community for their wonderful support and attendance.  This community festival and fundraiser, held July 23, was a day full of activities that brought in over 700 visitors, community partners and volunteers and was our largest fundraising festival to date!…

Heat and happiness: Huss Future Festival 2016!

Heat and happiness: Huss Future Festival 2016!

The 7th annual celebration of friends, fun, food, tradition, and creativity has come and gone with Huss Future Festival 2016 now under our belts. How was the day? It was hot. And so, so cool. Over 700 people made the trek out to the old Huss School building, even in the extreme heat. Kids enjoyed games and…

Mudplace

Mudplace

Editor’s note: For the fourth year running, our friend and Huss Poet Laureate Elisabeth Wenger wrote a beautiful poem to help us celebrate Future Festival. She read the poem from the music stage during the Festival. Thank you, Elisabeth! “When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound… I go…

Future Festival Preview: Rummage Sale

Future Festival Preview: Rummage Sale

Come one, come all to the Huss Future Festival rummage sale! It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for something specific or just coming to see what deals there are—we have treasures for everyone! Our rummage sale has an entire room dedicated to men’s, women’s, children’s, and babies’ clothes. Want jeans with eagles on the ankles?…

Future Festival Preview: Food and Farmers Market

Future Festival Preview: Food and Farmers Market

We have a running joke at *cino about the correct way to punctuate “Farmers Market.” Is it as I’ve just typed it, “Farmers Market,” a market full of farmers? Or is it “Farmers’ Market,” a market that belongs to the farmers? Or should we fully commit ourselves, insisting on the fussy “Farmers’s Market,” which somehow…

Future Festival Preview: Bake Sale and Coffeehouse

Future Festival Preview: Bake sale and coffee house

When you attend the 7th Annual Huss Future Festival, you’re going to need energy. How will you get through a day filled with games, dancing, obstacle courses, art galleries, rummaging, and a pop-up farmer’s markets without a little bit of delicious food and drink to keep that pep in your step? It’s hard work looking…