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Where does the money come from?

Where have the dollars come from to support the many programs at the Huss Project in 2015? Well, let us tell you! Huss Future Festival rummage sale, bake sale, farmers market, vendors and donation jars Underground Supper Club in May featuring dinner & a movie at the Riviera Theatre Produce sales at the Three Rivers…

Topology Magazine

New online magazine features dispatches from Three Rivers and beyond

Summer tends to be our busy season at the Huss Project, but you know we won’t be caught bored in the fall! Exhibit A: we’ve just launched a new online publication called Topology Magazine, which will contain stories, poems and images inspired by the various places where people find themselves. You’ll recognize some of our…

Summer 2015

So long, summer 2015!

A 27,000 square foot building with no heat and only one bathroom that functions … just in the summer? We could dwell on our many limitations at the Huss Project, but we choose to embrace the boundless possibilities instead! One of the ways we do this is to focus on summer programming when we can…

Help with Future Festival!

7 ways YOU can help with Future Fest 2015!

Huss Future Fest is fast-approaching and we need YOU to help create another wonderfully successful event for our community on July 18!  Read on for 7 ways you can pitch in… Donate to the rummage sale.  The annual rummage sale is one of our biggest and most fun fundraisers for the Huss Project.  Please consider…

Community Fun Extravaganza

Community Fun Extravaganza coming up June 24!

Summer is off to a hot, muggy start — perfect for enjoying a night outside! Join us at the Huss Project for Community Fun Extravaganza on Wednesday, June 24 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This event is fun for all ages with games, puzzles, crafts, snacks, music, and an opportunity to spend time in the…

June Storytelling

Storytelling season starts with outsiders

A small, but lively crowd gathered in the old kindergarten room at the Huss Project last Friday night to kick off the summer storytelling series on the theme of “outsiders.”  After a delicious potluck dinner, we turned our chairs toward the mic and prepared to reflect on a topic that suggests a degree of vulnerability. …

Conferences

Representin’ & learnin’ at upcoming conferences

The next several months are chock full of great conferences throughout Michigan where our *cino volunteer staff will be speaking, displaying and learning.  We wanted to let you all know about them so you can see some of our behind-the-scenes work and also consider attending, if any of them sound like your kind of thing….

Huss visioning 2

How would we spend $500,000? Come hear the answer Wednesday!

As part of the visioning process for the city of Three Rivers, Rob and I did a whirlwind presentation about the Huss Project on February 11.  So many citizens voiced their support for the Huss Project that we’ve been invited back to this week’s session to do a 10-minute presentation on how we’d spend $500,000. …

Huss visioning

The Huss Project to present at Three Rivers Visioning session

Winter tends to be a quiet time at the Huss Project, but there’s always plenty going on behind the scenes.  This year, we are honored to be participating in a visioning process for the City of Three Rivers.  The first session on January 21 was a wonderful opportunity to hear about the city staff and…

Vandalism

Vandalism: Is it “just” a tomato?

A couple of weeks ago, Rob arrived at the Huss Project to find the yard around the community garden strewn with vegetables.  We’d been battling a woodchuck nemesis, and also a possum, but this was too sophisticated for those critters, if you can call throwing tomatoes at the windows “sophisticated.”  Let’s just say, it was…

Workshops

Future Fest preview: Workshops!

Ever wondered how to make your own earth-friendly laundry soap for just a small investment of money?  Or how to grow tasty sunflower shoots in just a week?  Or how to compost with worms or save seeds?  Well, have we got the workshop for you!  Huss Future Festival 2014 will feature 15-minute mini-workshops on a…

Compost tea workshop

Hussagram: Compost tea

Dane from Flowerfield Enterprises was gracious enough to come out last Monday evening to Triple Ripple Community Garden to teach a group of us about making compost tea, which is a natural fertilizer that helps balance the bacteria and fungi in our soil.  We were all very impressed by the depth of his knowledge about…