Spring Member Meeting Board President Remarks

Remarks by Diane Curran, Board of Representatives President Good evening, member-owners and shoppers at the Takoma Park-Silver Spring Co-op. My name is Diane Curran and I am president of the Board of Representatives of the Co-op. Thank you all for attending this historic meeting. It’s …

Spring Member Meeting GM Remarks

May 7, 2020 Co-op Members, Thank you for joining us this evening for our semi-annual member meeting. It strikes me as interesting that for the first time, in lieu of coming to us here at the Co-op for this meeting, I’m instead coming to each …

Announcing Fresh Checks @ The Co-op

TPSS Co-op is proud to partner with Crossroads Farmers Market to offer matching funds for SNAP recipients on produce purchases. Through Crossroads’ Fresh Checks program, Co-op shoppers who receive SNAP benefits may purchase our pre-packaged fruit and vegetable boxes at half price via our online store and use their …

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Behind the Curtain

Mike Houston, General Manager First off, happy May Day to you all, and especially to our amazing staff. Now, more than ever, we couldn’t do it without these 50 dedicated people. Likewise, our commitment to our staff has been a driving force during this time. …

Annual Spring Member-Owner Meeting, Thursday May 7, 7pm-8:30pm

The Co-op’s Spring 2020 Member-Owner Meeting will take place on Thursday May 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. Our Board of Representatives and General Manager will:  Report to you on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic by moving from storefront shopping to 100% online shopping and parking-lot-pickup; …

4/20: Updates From Our GM

Mike Houston, General Manager Since every day feels like an eternity now, that means it’s been an eternity since you’ve heard from us. I wanted to provide some exciting updates about the online ordering system, and I also just like typing.  The exciting things first: …

An Update from Your Virtual Co-op

Mike Houston, General Manager I’ll level with you all. I’m tired. But as the saying goes, Rome didn’t convert its 39-year business model to online only to prioritize the safety of staff and community in a day. Not too tired for a joke or two …

3/28: Store Operations Update

I am thrilled to announce that TPSS Co-op now has an online store! I can’t even write those words without being overwhelmed with gratitude to our team and our rockstar local web developers, Ian and Erin from Creative Industry, who have made this possible in just …

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Your Neighborly Natural Food Store

Mike Houston, General Manager Last week as virus concerns rose and my typical commuting method – the Red Line – reduced service I did something out of character. I borrowed my in-law’s car to get to and from the store. Safer for my family, I …

Limited-Option, Emergency Food Purchase Available

We know that some folks in our community are not going to be able to wait until this weekend to buy food. That’s why we have set up this limited-option food purchase system until we get our full online store up and running. If you …