Fruits & Vegetables

NEW! Saturday Market at the Huss Project

For many years, we’ve had a booth at the Three Rivers Farmers Market. This year, we’ll continue to be there on Thursdays from 2:00-6:00pm, but we’re also starting a sweet Saturday Market at the Huss Project! Starting on June 6, come by 1008 8th Street from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays to enjoy a…

Planting potatoes

Dancing with 2020: No Future Fest…but more food!

Last July, over a thousand of our neighbors joined us for our annual celebration of community called Huss Future Festival. As we danced, played, created, shopped, sweated, and ate side by side, we could not have imagined how dramatically the shape of loving our neighbors would change in 2020. But it has, and we’re rolling…

*cino community

Three opportunities to work with us at the Huss Project

The past year has been a time of incredible growth for *culture is not optional, our parent organization, and we are thrilled to be recruiting folks to join us in our work here in Three Rivers, with three different levels of commitment. Whether for ten weeks this coming summer or for an open-ended period of…

Films for our Future

The importance of watching hard films in community

Starting March 19, we’ll be showing a series of seven films about environmental issues leading up to Earth Day. Chemicals, fracking, plastic, impending climate doom—why in the world would you want to participate in this film festival, must less pay money just to feel depressed and overwhelmed? Good question! We’re glad you asked. Think for…

NEW! Huss Project Resident Caretaker Position

A big piece of the future vision for the Huss Project is to have living space for a residential community. Though this goal is still a long way off, we’re very excited to announce a new resident caretaker position. The caretaker (or caretakers) will live in a sweet, small house just to the south of…

If you believe in the beauty of working with nature, become a Friend of Huss

In the giant network of living beings that we are a part of, Huss is a small puzzle piece in rejuvenating the life-giving connections to nature that are all around us—especially in connection to the urban farm but beyond that as well. Permaculture is a design discipline that seeks to work with the patterns of…

Aluminum walls

Beauty in the details: Upcycled Aluminum

In the spirit of adding more aesthetic flare to our renovation project and continuing with the upcycling project that was started in building the pavilion, we decided to bring some corrugated texture inside the Imaginarium. To build an accessible bathroom in the Imaginarium, we combined two small rooms (a tiny bathroom and a pantry) into…

Friendsgiving Tuesday

Celebrate #GivingTuesday by becoming a Friend of Huss!

Twas the day after Cyber Monday and all through the Huss, MANY creatures were stirring, imagining flourishing for all of us! We’ve just about made it through a busy holiday weekend crammed with glorifications of overspending after a day of giving thanks: Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday. And then we come to…

Imaginarium brick

Beauty in the details: Exposing brick walls

When planning and implementing the Imaginarium renovation project, we looked for a number of ways to enliven the space and highlight the character of this historic building. One of the ways we’ve done that is by taking off the thick layers of old plaster on the southern walls of the Imaginarium to expose the hundred…

Future Festival Art Tent

Words from Friends: Molly and Rob

As we continue to build our community of supporters through our Friends of Huss campaign, we’ll be asking our Friends to share what excites them about the Huss Project. The first in our series is from Molly and Rob: We find so many aspects of the Huss Project very exciting. Huss provides a place for…

Beauty in the details: the whimsical spiral staircase

Today’s Huss highlight features the beautiful spiral staircase that drapes down from the second floor to the first floor in the Imaginarium. This design feature adds an element of whimsy to the space while also accomplishing the very pragmatic feat of connecting the two levels. The idea was inspired, in part, by the library in Beauty…

We need YOU to become a Friend of Huss!

One year ago today, we announced our most audacious plan yet for the Huss Project: we were going to try to raise $50,000, have it matched with a $50,000 grant from the State of Michigan, and then build a Front Porch Pavilion and new public space called the Imaginarium on the north end of Huss….