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…

9th Annual Huss Future Fest draws over 1,000 participants!

No one was sure what to expect from Huss Future Fest 2018 in the week leading up to the event. A couple of our favorite partners had to cancel and the chance of rain was up to 100%. As we scrambled to implement a rain backup plan, we wondered: will anyone show up? And wow,…

Annual original poem honors Quiet Park dedication

Annual original poem honors Quiet Park dedication

We are so fortunate to have our very own resident poet as part of the *cino community! For several years running, Elisabeth Wenger has been writing a poem especially for our annual Huss Future Festival. This year, the Quiet Park dedication provided the perfect occasion for her beautiful word-smithing: As a bee going into a…

Can't make it today? You can still donate!

Can’t make it to Future Fest today? You can still donate!

We love seeing our community come together at Huss Future Fest, but we know not everyone can be there in person. If you’d like to participate from afar, here’s your chance! Any donations made through the Huss Project web site today will count toward our fundraising total for the day! Please donate today—any amount helps!…

Future Fest 2018: Food!

Why you should come to Future Festival: GOOD FOOD!

Ripe tomatoes, soft to the touch, in all colors of the rainbow… Dark, waxy leaves of kale and collards… Potatoes still redolent of their underground palaces, the damp earth we dug them out of dried now to fine dust… Sweet, snappy carrots and darkly shining eggplant… Piles and piles and piles of green beans and…

Hussagram: Follow this dragonfly to Future Fest!

Hussagram: Follow this dragonfly to Future Fest!

The dragonflies are LOVING the Huss Project Farm this year and they can’t wait to take you on a whimsical, winding tour this coming Saturday during Huss Future Fest 2018! They’ll be available 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. to demonstrate their skill at balancing on top of ropes, fences, posts, Jerusalem artichoke stalks, and many more vertical…

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…

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…