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…

Hussagram: Sign painting

Hussagram: Sign painting

Rob primes the wood for new signs for the garden and summer activities.  The wood panels are repurposed from cubicles that had been used for in-school suspension and the wood posts are repurposed from old pallets.

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. …

Hussagram: Winter peas

Hussagram: Winter peas

These winter peas were planted last fall as a cover crop while the garden lay dormant. Winter peas add nitrogen-rich biomass to the soil and offer great weed control, making them an ideal plant to help soil health. And when they flower in late spring / early summer, they’re quite beautiful, too! Thank you Henry…

Garden

We’ll meet you in the garden!

The Huss Garden at the Huss Project is growing again! We’ve added extra space in the garden to grow vegetables this season and we’re hoping to grow more good food than ever before. The produce we grow is distributed through our agency partners at Keystone Place, Domestic and Sexual Assault Abuse Services, and the Community Kitchen at…

The Bright Side

Huss Project featured in The Bright Side episode

Last year, the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM) gave the Huss Project a grant for $800 to build eight picnic tables. So we were excited when they mentioned the possibility of being featured in an upcoming episode of The Bright Side, a video series highlighting good projects around our state. The good folks at…

2015 storytelling

Announcing our 2015 Summer Storytelling Series!

What do Outsiders, Magic, Showdowns, and Turning Points have in common? These are the themes for our series of 2015 storytelling nights! Need more? Have you ever felt like your were on the outside looking in? Have you ever known anyone who didn’t seem to belong? That’s our kickoff theme for the first storytelling night….

Three Rivers Farmers Market

Join us at the Farmers Market!

*cino volunteer staffer Deborah Haak at last summer’s Farmers Market. The Huss Project is once again participating in the Three Rivers Farmers Market! Join us from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. every Thursday from May 28 to September 3 to purchase fresh, local produce to support the Huss Project. On June 11, July 9 and August…

April Supper Club

Dinner and a movie at the Riviera Theatre!

The Lunchbox is a feast of a film, and one that leaves the viewer hungry as soon as the credits roll. The Indian movie follows the travels of a lunchbox in Mumbai’s famous lunch-delivery system and chronicles the lives of those who interact with it. How appropriate, we thought, to pair this with an array…

Omni Community Credit Union grant

Huss wins $2,500 grant for pavilion project

*culture is not optional, the parent organization of the Huss Project, recently received a $2,500 grant from Omni Community Credit Union to help pay for an outdoor pavilion that will be constructed on the north end of the building this year. This funding comes alongside a $2,000 grant received last year from the Three Rivers…

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….