SNAP Into Some Fresh Produce

Toni Tileva, Community Engagement Associate Everyone should have access to fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Over the past 30 years, there have been efforts on the federal level to provide that access for people receiving food assistance. First, the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program, serving …

News from the Board

Dear Co-op member-owners and friends, In case you haven’t gotten word yet, the TPSS Co-op has re-opened its doors! In addition to online shopping and Co-op to Go-Op, our storefront is now open from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. every day. Inside the store you …

TPSS Limited Reopening Starting 6/12

Co-op shoppers – We are thrilled to announce that we will begin the process of re-opening the store to the public starting on Friday, June 12. The store will be open for shopping inside from 2-9 pm each day. We utilize a limited entry model …

In Solidarity

Mike Houston, General Manager: I want to acknowledge the recent murders of Black Americans at the hands of law enforcement officers across this country, as well as the countless acts of violence that have come before. I acknowledge the tremendous place of privilege from which …

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Mike Houston, General Manager My wife says I’m too confident. Actually, that’s not what she says, she says “you think very highly of yourself”, which is even more on the nose. She’s not wrong. I lack for plenty but self-esteem is not on the list. …

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; …