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SNAP Into Some Fresh Produce

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 ...
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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 ...
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Why Is the Co-op Out of Some of My Favorite Items?

By Bob Gibson The Covid-19 pandemic first hit the TPSS Food Co-op and other grocery stores like a force of nature. The wave of panic buying was similar to what happens ahead of a blizzard, as shelves emptied of toilet ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Staff Profile: Liena

Taylor Dibbert Liena, 24, is from Sudan and currently lives in Silver Spring. “A lot has been happening in Sudan, but we’re kind of on the healing end of it,” she tells me. “We had a whole revolution; we overthrew ...
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My Experience @ TPSS Co-op

Hello! My name is Adiel and I worked at the TPSS Co-op for two weeks as an intern, from April 24 to March 6. My school, The Field School, was closed for two weeks for a program we call Winter ...
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