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…

Community fun night kick-off hits the ground running

Community Fun Night kick-off hits the ground running

The first Community Fun Night of the summer exceeded expectations as it quickly became our biggest opening night yet! There were fresh cookies baked for the evening which were accompanied by watermelon, pretzels, and juice. A board game table was set up for those eager for some friendly competition, while others worked together to complete several…

2016 Calvin Spring Break

Calvin College students help Huss get ready for summer

“How many metal ceiling tiles can I carry in one load?” and “I didn’t imagine when I woke up this morning that I would be shoveling manure” were just some of the things you would have heard at the Huss Project last week when we were joined by five Calvin College students on a service…

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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…

Summer lunches

Summer lunches already a great success

If you are making your way by the Huss Project around noon these days, you’ll notice quite a crowd in the front of the building sitting at picnic tables and sprawling on blankets in the yard. What’s going on? For the past three years, the Huss Project has partnered with Three Rivers Community Schools to provide free…

Low five!

Summer’s first Community Fun Extravaganza lives up to its name

On the cool and breezy Wednesday evening of June 24, a crowd of about 50 neighbors and Huss Project enthusiasts gathered on 8th Street. It was Huss’ first Community Fun Extravaganza of the summer and we were ready for fun!  Throughout the many different activities that happened — including crafting, playing sports on the back field, puzzling, gardening…

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…

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…

Did you miss our presentation? Watch it now!

As part of a Community Visioning process in Three Rivers, Michigan, the Huss Project was invited to present our project for consideration as a community priority moving into the future. After a short 2-minute presentation during the second session, we received enough votes from the community to be invited back for a longer 10-minute presentation…