45 Ideas: Richard Price

Imaginarium ideas, day 4: Richard

We asked friends, neighbors, and community partners to give us their ideas for the brand-new Imaginarium once it’s completed. There’s still time to submit YOUR idea for the Imaginarium for a chance to win a sweet Huss Project prize pack! Here’s what Richard Price said: Where in Three Rivers is someone likely to spot you,…

45 Ideas: Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma

Imaginarium ideas, day 3: Kirstin

We asked friends, neighbors, and community partners to give us their ideas for the brand-new Imaginarium once it’s completed. There’s still time to submit YOUR idea for the Imaginarium for a chance to win a sweet Huss Project prize pack! Here’s what Kirstin Vander Giessen-Reitsma said: Where in Three Rivers is someone likely to spot…

45 Ideas: Tawnya Barden

Imaginarium ideas, day 2: Tawnya

We asked friends, neighbors, and community partners to give us their ideas for the brand-new Imaginarium once it’s completed. There’s still time to submit YOUR idea for the Imaginarium for a chance to win a sweet Huss Project prize pack! Here’s what Tawnya Barden said: Where in Three Rivers is someone likely to spot you, and…

45 Ideas: Diane Clay

Imaginarium ideas, day 1: Diane

We asked friends, neighbors, and community partners to give us their ideas for the brand-new Imaginarium once it’s completed. There’s still time to submit YOUR idea for the Imaginarium for a chance to win a sweet Huss Project prize pack!  Here’s what Diane Clay said: Where in Three Rivers is someone likely to spot you, and what…

Giant Step Campaign

Announcing a 50,000 dollar match for the Giant Step Campaign!

Friends, we are SO excited to be able to break the news officially: we’ve been approved for a state program that will match our $50,000 Giant Step Campaign goal dollar-for-dollar! Yes, you read that right. Every dollar you contribute between now and December 15 will be doubled if we meet our goal! This program, which supports the development of…

Giant Step Campaign

Contribute your idea for a chance to win Huss schwag!

During the Giant Step Campaign from November 1-December 15, we’ve set a goal to feature at least one creative idea for the new Imaginarium space each day for 45 days. So what’s your big idea?  Submit it here along with a photo of yourself (or something that represents you). All ideas will be considered for publication, and…

Giant Step Campaign

Stay tuned for a big announcement!

Friends, we are on the brink of our Giant Step campaign and we have some news that we’re SO EXCITED to share … but we can’t tell you yet! Watch for the big press release on our kick-off day, November 1. That’s this Thursday! And just a reminder if you’re nearby: our kick-off event is…

Someone has made a home in the new insectary that’s part of the Quiet Park at the Huss Project! Making your own insectary is easy—just create a container (we used a tube of wire fence held upright with stakes) and layer in stones, sticks, leaves, pine cones, pieces of bamboo, dry grasses and so on. Then watch to see who moves in!

Hussagram: New tenant in the Quiet Park

Someone has made a home in the new insectary that’s part of the Quiet Park at the Huss Project! Making your own insectary is easy—just create a container (we used a tube of wire fence held upright with stakes) and layer in stones, sticks, leaves, pine cones, pieces of bamboo, dry grasses and so on….

Hussagram: Chillin’ on the prairie dock

Hussagram: Chillin’ on the prairie dock

This little guy was just hanging out on the big leaves of the prairie dock in front of the Huss Project. Prairie dock is one of the native plants growing in the front beds, with huge leaves and a tall flower Spike with golden, daisy-like blooms. This year, we saved a dozen varieties of seed…

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…

Thank you for a great Future Festival!

Check out our Future Festival 2018 video!

Thank you, Daniel Ferrell, for your gracious and attentive work capturing the spirit of the 9th Annual Huss Future Festival—Dan always does amazing work and we highly recommend him for your video project! We hope you all enjoy watching highlights from our summer festival!

Hussagram: Life after Future Fest

Hussagram: Life after Future Fest

If you’ve attended Future Fest, you probably have a sense of the hours and hours of work that go into preparing the space, planning activities, coordinating details (and backup details), and recruiting volunteers, bakers, partner organizations, artists, food vendors, and so much more. And then, come 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, it’s all over. Visitors head…