Three Rivers Area Community Foundation

Community Foundation awards $20,000 to Imaginarium project

The Three Rivers Area Community Foundation recently awarded *culture is not optional, the Huss Project’s parent organization, a $20,000 grant for the Imaginarium to be made in two $10,000 payments. We are honored to receive the support from the Foundation, which continues to show community support for our work at Huss. The Imaginarium and Front…

Giant Step Campaign

With grateful hearts, we gladly announce …

We can’t believe we’re writing this note to you 17 days ahead of our Giant Step Campaign December 15 deadline, but here it is: WE MET OUR $50,000 FUNDRAISING GOAL! This means the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) will match our efforts with an additional $50,000, putting us on track to realize the bigger, better…

Giant Step: Day 9

Weather cools down, campaign heats up!

Nine days into the Giant Step Campaign—that’s a fifth of the way to our December 15 deadline—we’re over 60% of our fundraising goal! We’re so encouraged by the response and grateful for your support. The past week has been a busy one, so here’s a recap of what’s been going on with the Huss Project:…

2018 summer wrapup

Another Summer winds down at Huss

As the warm weather fades into autumn, we take a breath and reflect on just how much has happened at the Huss Project this summer. This season has been full to the brim with cultivating our urban farm, hosting summer lunches for our neighborhood, facilitating service-learning for Camp Tavor, and putting on our 9th annual…

TRAFC Back to School supply donations

School supply donations wanted

This year, the Annual Three Rivers Area Faith Community (TRAFC) Back to School Celebration will take place during Huss Future Festival on July 23. Along with the well-anticipated games, art, music, rummage, and food, there will be a backpack and school supply giveaway for all school-aged kids. The celebration excites everyone for the coming school…

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…

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…

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…

Summer 2014

A look back at a full summer at Huss

When summer winds down, when temperatures fall and the distinct smell of autumn infuses the air, we at the Huss Project find ourselves in a time of reflection. Summer is our busiest time of the year, and this past summer was our busiest yet! We kicked off the season by screwing together a cadre of picnic…

Downtown Harvest Market

Announcing the Downtown Harvest Market!

The season ended at the Three Rivers Farmers Market last week, but we’ve been enjoying our little stand too much to quit just as so much produce is becoming available in Southwest Michigan. So, we’re working with a number of folks to continue a market in downtown Three Rivers:  the Downtown Harvest Market! The Market will be…

Rummage

Seeking rummage donations!

It’s that time of year again. Garage sales are in bloom, folks are out walking the streets, looking for hot deals, and Future Festival is fast approaching. We want to help people find those deals at Future Festival 2014 with a giant rummage sale! There are always things to be sold, things that can be recycled…