Quiet Park dedication...this Saturday!

Quiet Park dedication…this Saturday!

One of the core ideas shaping the work of the Huss Project is that we all need a balance in our lives between stillness and activity. People describe this balance in various ways: contemplation and action, inner work and outer life, and so on. At the Huss Project, we love to play, make music, grow…

Future Fest 2018: Sweets!

Why you should come to Future Festival: SWEETS!

Come gather with our community to enjoy some delicious baked goods, lemonade, or iced coffee at the bake sale at Huss Future Festival on Saturday, July 21! Our friends and neighbors really amaze us every year with their incredible treats. If you are able to bake something for the sale, please contact our bake sale…

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Can’t make it to Future Festival? You can still contribute!

In part, Future Festival is a fundraiser for the programming we do at the Huss Project. In keeping with yesterday’s record-setting All-Star game, we’re swinging for the fences this year! We’re hoping to raise more than we’ve ever raised before, so we’re asking folks who aren’t able to make it to the event to still…

Future Fest 2018: Kids!

Why you should come to Future Festival: FUN FOR KIDS!

There’s something fun for kids of all ages at this year’s Huss Future Festival on July 21! Make the rounds at the Community Carnival, where organizations from St. Joseph County will bring games, crafts, and activities for kids. While you’re there, learn about all the good work that these groups do in our neighborhoods and…

Future Fest 2018: Rummage!

Why you should come to Future Festival: RUMMAGE GALORE!

Whether you are hunting for carnival glass, owl figurines, record albums, a funky retro hanging lamp, a loveseat for the family room, dog signage, pots & pans, or school clothes for the kids, you’ll want to check out the rummage sale at Huss Future Fest 2018! This year’s sale has a new look to it…

Future Festival 2018: Music!

Why you should come to Future Fest: ART & MUSIC!

This year’s Huss Future Fest has a fabulous, diverse lineup of live music, complemented by the incredible work and wares of local artists! Here’s what you can expect to hear out in the yard (or in the old kindergarten if it rains): 10:00am – New Jerusalem Baptist Church (Soulful Praise Music) 11:00am – Tara &…

Hussagram: Help wanted!

Hussagram: Help wanted!

Look at these lovelies working away to get the Huss Project ready for Future Fest…and they need your help! Huss Future Fest is a HUGE exchange of gifts and we’d be so grateful if you’d consider adding your time and skills to the mix. Here are the upcoming work days when you can pitch in…

Hussagram: Quiet Park coming soon!

Hussagram: Quiet Park coming soon!

For several years, we’ve been tossing around an idea to turn a portion of the Huss Project property into a small park designed for quiet reflection and observation of the wild creatures in our neighborhood. In the past few weeks, we’ve identified dozens of trees and plants, marked and mowed and path, and narrowed down…

Hussagram: Butterfly weed in bloom!

Hussagram: Butterfly weed in bloom!

The butterfly weed is blooming at the Huss Project Farm! This is a bright orange variety of milkweed that attracts pollinators, and more pollinators means more veggies. This year, we’re growing food on about an acre of our land for our community of volunteers and our neighbors, especially those who have a hard time affording…

Hussagram: Thank you, Trinity!

Hussagram: Thank you, Trinity!

Thank you to our friends at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Three Rivers for all of the many ways your congregations supports our work! You have helped make our community feel like home for so many and we’re grateful for your generosity, love, and compassion.

Hussagram: Plugging away on Future Fest!

Hussagram: Plugging away on Future Fest!

The 2018 Future Fest committee has been meeting for several months already, and now that the weather has warmed up, we’ve moved operations to the “office” at the Huss Project. Those of us who have served before—Andy, Julie, Rob, Kirstin, Deborah, Elisabeth, and Annelie—are very excited about new committee members Nicole, Kim, and Angela bringing…

Family-friendly fun at Huss Future Fest!

Volunteers! We request the honor of your PRESENCE

The Huss Project is all about a big IDEA: imagination! We seek to grow our community’s ability to dream big! But just as important, the Huss Project is a PLACE and we need your presence this summer as a volunteer partner in this good work. Our big projects this summer include the Huss Project Farm,…