Annual Report: GM Column

A few years back, a few members of the co-op staff were in a meeting with a large non-profit organization. We were discussing ways to partner together and what their model and philosophy were. This particular non-profit was in the ...
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Biodegradable vs Compostable: What’s The Difference?

By Susan Cho, Board Member Have you gotten the hang of what you can compost with respect to food waste and yard waste? Hooray! Now there's a growing trend towards more responsible product packaging. Double hooray! But it can be ...
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Who Decides to Run for the TPSS Board of Representatives?

By Bob Gibson, President, TPSS What motivated you to become one of more than 11,000 people to become member-owners of the Co-op since our doors opened in 1981? First and foremost, it’s likely an economic choice. You enjoy shopping at ...
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Co-op Questions with Former Board Member Fred Feinstein

By Taylor Dibbert For the latest edition of Co-op Questions, I got in touch with Fred Feinstein. He served on the Co-op’s Board of Representatives from 2016 to 2022. This interview has been edited lightly. Would you tell me a ...
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Building Community Through Member Appreciation Day

By Taylor Dibbert TPSS Co-op will hold a Member Appreciation Day (and Spring Member Meeting) on May 24 at the VFW. The event will run from 6pm to 8pm, and include a member forum, a raffle, and time for socializing ...
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Co-op Questions with Sarah Goupell

By Taylor Dibbert For the latest edition of Co-op Questions, I got in touch with Co-op member and Takoma Park resident Sarah Goupell. Our exchange, which has been edited lightly, is below.  Would you tell me a little bit about ...
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Four Recipes to Help You Cut Down on Plastic

Orly Keiner, TPSS Board of Representatives Anyone looking to learn more about plastic packaging reduction is welcome to join Orly at the Co-op’s Earth Day celebration, where she’ll lead a short plastic-free shopping tour of the store! One of the ...
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TPSS Co-op Celebrates Earth Day

By Taylor Dibbert TPSS Co-op’s Earth Day event is on Saturday, April 22 from 11am to 3pm. In addition to live music and speakers, a variety of partner organizations will participate. This year’s theme is “The Future of Our Food ...
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Co-op Questions with Julia Jarvis

INTERVIEW WITH MEMBER JULIA JARVIS By Taylor Dibbert I recently got in touch with longtime Takoma Park resident Julia Jarvis to discuss the Co-op and her experiences as a member. Our exchange, which has been edited, is below. Would you ...
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Co-op Questions with former Board President Rachel Hardwick

By Taylor Dibbert Rachel Hardwick raised her kids in Takoma Park with her husband, loves to walk her dog around town with friends, and owns a commercial testing laboratory with her husband. She is an attorney at AARP.  Hardwick served ...
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