Opening This Week: Saturday Market at The Huss Project

We are pleased to announce the opening of our Saturday Farm Market this Saturday, June 6th, 2020! Join The Huss Project team at 1008 8th Street from 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays this Summer to enjoy a selection of fresh foods from our local farm partners. We’ll be accepting cash, credit card, and SNAP….

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…

White Pines

Planting trees to honor the earth: Mapping our white pines

Happy Earth Day! Today is the 50th anniversary of the first celebration on April 22, 1970, when over 20 million people participated in teach-ins, rallies, and workshops, in the largest show of support for any cause in U.S. history! In honor of Earth Day 2020, we at the Huss Project are celebrating the lives of…

All public events at Huss are cancelled until further notice

Dear friends, As you can imagine, we’ve been spending a lot of time researching coronavirus trends and practices, and discerning how to apply that learning responsibly to *culture is not optional (our parent organization) activities. The pattern we’ve seen in several other countries is a rapid spike in the number of cases of a virus…

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…

Films for our Future

Spring film fest to focus on environment

This just in: The Huss Project is partnering with River Country Solidarity and Transformations Spirituality Center to bring you seven films in six weeks leading up to Earth Day! Spread across two locations, the series begins on March 18 in Kalamazoo and ends on April 23 in Three Rivers. REGISTER NOW! Films for our Future…

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…

June Storytelling

If you believe in the power of storytelling, become a Friend of Huss!

At The Huss Project, we believe that the things we do grow out the stories we tell about ourselves and how we understand them. Creating space to tell and listen to our stories is a critical element for life-changing, life-giving community work. Inspired by The Moth Radio Hour, the Huss Project has facilitated storytelling nights for many…

Future Festival 2019 photo booth!

Check out all of the amazingly creative neighbors who participated in this year’s Future Festival photo booth! Photos are now online at our Flickr account. Peruse them all and find your photo! A special thank you again to campers and counselors at Habonim Dror Camp Tavor for painting this year’s photo booth backdrop—it is a…

Imaginarium bookshelves

Annual Future Festival poem: Construction Anthem

For many years running, local poet Elisabeth Wenger has written a special poem for the occasion of Huss Future Festival and this year was thankfully no different. She has a beautiful way of capturing the spirit of a moment and connecting it with larger movements at work. We’re so grateful that we’ve officially named her…

Huss Future Festival: Huss History Preview

In celebration of the Huss centennial, The Huss Project has done a bit of story digging with regard to this building and the people who have inhabited it! Though certainly not a full testament to the experiences here, we’ve collected interviews, photos and artwork of Huss community members who have participated at the Huss Elementary…