Huss Project Farmers Market

Transitioning from a busy summer to new winter projects

The world is changing all the time, but we all felt that change acutely this year, from the national political stage to a simple trip to the grocery store. As we near the end of 2020, much remains uncertain. But like a stray wildflower working its way toward the light and producing seed amid the…

Recipe Of The Week: Strawberry Shortcake with Basil

Adapted from Lemon Tree Dwelling Ingredients Fruit 4 c. sliced strawberries 1/2 c. basil simple syrup Bring 1/4 c. water and 1/4 c. sugar to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 c. fresh basil leaves. Cool before using. Shortcakes 2 c. flour 5 Tbsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt…

Recipe Of The Week: Parmesan Crusted Crushed Turnips

Adapted from A Chef’s Kitchen Ingredients 12 small to medium turnips, peeled Salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese  (or as needed) Place peeled turnips in a pot of salted water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook 20 to 30 minutes or…

Recipe Of The Week: Roasted Asparagus & Radishes With Lemon Sauce

Serves 4 Adapted from Garden In The Kitchen Ingrediants: 1 lb/ bunch asparagus 2 tbsp butter, melted 1⁄2 lemon, juiced salt + pepper 4-5 radishes, thinly sliced fresh or dried dill Directions: Pre-heat oven to 400F degrees. In a small bowl mix in the melted butter, juice from a half-lemon, salt + pepper and set…

Mental Health Resources

Navigating the difficulties of this crisis — the uncertainty, the anxiety, and the grief — can take its toll. Those struggles are worth acknowledging and worth working through. When we feel overwhelmed or in over our head, it is important to take deep breaths and reach out to our social circles and/or do our best…

Seeds, seeds, seeds!

Looking for post-Earth Day activities or are in need of extra plants for your garden? Hurry on over to the Three Rivers Food Site (open Tues, Thurs 9am-12pm) or the Blessing Box outside Trinity Episcopal for an array of free seed packets! The Huss Project Farm is currently donating its excess supply, including carrot, radish,…

More food access opportunities available

If you or your family are still in search of food access during the COVID-19 crisis, you may be eligible for the Pandemic EBT Program. Eligible families with students between the ages of 5 and 18 have the opportunity to receive assistance, regardless of whether or not you have signed up for Food Assistance Program…

Food access during COVID-19 in St. Joseph County

In an effort to jump start our food security efforts during the COVID-19 crisis, we have been busy planting seedlings for The Huss Project Farm. As food shortages, lack of finances, and unpredictable weather patterns become a larger factor for many folks, we live in the hope that spring will offer us the soil, water…

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…

Virtual open mic night this Thursday!

Are you looking for a creative outlet during quarantine? Join the Lowrys Bookstore Open Mic crew this Thursday, April 2 at 6:45pm via Zoom! For those of us struggling mentally, physically, or socially in this time of crisis, witnessing and producing art offer us important solace and solidarity. As some of you may know, Aundrea…

Love note in light of COVID-19: Please stay home

Last night (March 29), local authorities announced the first official case of COVID-19 in St. Joseph County, MI. Along with the advice of health and government officials, we are urging community members to shelter in place and practice all safety precautions listed below in an effort to mitigate the spread of the virus. Beginning today…