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….

Emergency funds and resources available to you during COVID-19

Various county agencies are working to provide immediate emergency relief services as St. Joseph County’s economic situation continues to decline due to the coronavirus pandemic. We are updating in real time funds/resources that individuals, families, nonprofits and businesses can apply for and take advantage of at this time. Because the situation of this pandemic is…

*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…

Alek & Deborah

Friends of Huss: Alek and Deborah

During this giving season, we’ve asked donors why they have chosen to become a Friend of Huss! Alek and Deborah Haak-Frost, long-term community members of *culture is not optional, provided a few of their thoughts: Alek: “I believe in the cause. I believe community building can solve a variety of issues. While nationally, divisiveness and…

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…

Imaginarium bookshelves

Beauty in the details: Imaginarium shelves

An integral part of the work we do at Huss is prioritizing beauty and acknowledging community relationships in everything we do, including our recent construction projects! Because we realize that our buildings and rooms intrinsically reflect what we value and have the capacity to shape opportunity, we were very intentional about the way we designed…

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…