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Staff Profile: Kysselle

Taylor Dibbert Kysselle is from Cameroon. She grew up in Yaoundé, the capital. Now she lives just a couple blocks away the Co-op. She’s a cashier and has been working at the Co-op for fifteen months. When she first came ...
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Now I Get It

Mike Houston On June 22 my amazing wife gave birth to a healthy and beautiful son, our first. The past six weeks have been an incredible mix of sleep deprivation, adorable firsts, learning on the fly and unconditional love. In ...
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Staff Profile: Alex

Taylor Dibbert Alex was born and raised in Hyattsville. Both of his parents are from El Salvador and met in Maryland. He still has a lot of relatives in El Salvador, but all of his immediate family reside in Maryland ...
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Taking Local To The Next Level

Susanne Lowen, TPSS Co-op Board Member Increased rainfall and drought put stresses on our food supply that we will likely begin to see in the coming years. That’s where buying local becomes an imperative. In the 2019 legislative session, Maryland ...
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From Our GM

Mike Houston We had our semiannual member meeting on May 19th at the Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department. Attendees heard presentations from Co-op staff, board members, membership committee members and got the opportunity to ask questions during open member forum ...
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Staff Profile: Palden

Taylor Dibbert Palden is from Tibet and lives in Takoma Park with his wife, who is also from Tibet. He emigrated to the U.S. in 2000. From 2000 to 2008 he lived in Takoma Park. He then lived in Silver ...
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Supporting the Maryland Food Co-op

Susan Cho, TPSS Co-op Board Member This is part of the menu at the Maryland Food Co-op. As a returning student studying environmental science at the University of Maryland (College Park) in 2006, I was extremely grateful for the opportunity ...
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Diverting Waste, Feeding Families: TPSS’ Work with Community Food Rescue

Diane Curran, TPSS Co-op Board PresidentWith edits by Cheryl Kollin (CFR)  As Earth Day approaches, I am especially proud of one particular way in which the Co-op combines environmental stewardship and community service: our partnership with Community Food Rescue (CFR) ...
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Staff Profile: Kay

Taylor Dibbert Kay works in the Wellness Department. She was born in the Dar es Salaam – Tanzania’s most populous city and the erstwhile capital. Now she lives on Maple Avenue in Takoma Park. She speaks Hindi, Spanish, Swahili, and ...
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Member Insights

Sawa Kamara, TPSS Co-op Board Member I recently spent two evenings at the Co-op, talking with and getting to know shoppers and member-owners. The best part of that time for me (other than the yummy snacks!) was learning about the ...
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