Rummage sale

Now accepting rummage sale donations

It’s spring cleaning time—do you have items waiting to go to the thrift store? Send them our way! We’re taking donations now for the rummage sale at the 2016 Huss Future Festival. If you’d like to drop off that blender you never use and the sweaters your kids grew out of, find us at the…

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…

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…

Summer lunch bikes

Reflecting on summer lunches at Huss

Along with many other programs we do at the Huss Project, our summer lunch program — a partnership with Three Rivers Schools — draws a sea of kids from our neighborhood who come each and every day to eat lunch. It is a rather simple program; our duties involve providing a safe space for the kids to…

Future Festival 2015

Video highlights from Future Festival 2015!

Thanks to the fantastic work of Daniel Ferrell, one of our *culture is not optional summer interns, we have a beautiful video showcasing the highlights of this year’s Future Festival. While we’ve produced videos of past festivals (2010 and 2013), Daniel’s talents have taken this video far beyond what we’ve previously been able to accomplish. In…

Hussagram: New garden sign

Hussagram: New garden sign

We have a new feature in the garden this year: a sign! For years we’ve wanted to have a more official marker for the garden space and we’re excited that we finally got around to designing, building, and installing a sign this summer. Welcome to the Huss Gardens!

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…

Future Fest Dance Party

Rain and Shine: Future Fest 2015!

I can see clearly now the rain is gone. This year’s Future Fest celebration built on traditions, memories, and relationships developed over the event’s six-year history. But there was one noticeable difference that no one could ignore: this time the rains came! After a vibrant morning of fun, music, and rummage, the day was punctuated with a riot of…

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Send us your Future Festival photos!

Do you have photos from Future Festival that we can share via our Flickr photoset? Please get in touch to find out how to send us your photos. We’d love to get a more complete record of the event and your photos will help us see the event more fully. Thank you!