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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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Shopper Survey: We Want Your Input!

Mike Houston, General Manager I’ve always slept next to the wall. My wife sleeps on the side with the nightstand. She’s a pretty deep sleeper, so she never noticed that every single night I get out of bed to drink ...
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Supporting Food Security

Leandra Nichola, Community Engagement ManagerHold on to your hat! Here’s some (not-so-shocking) news: It costs more to shop at the Co-op than a conventional grocery store. Natural food costs more to produce than conventional food. And, even with our added ...
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Climate Action Coffee Series: Building Equity and Promoting Drawdown in our Regional Food System

Susanne Lowen, TPSS Co-op Board Member The Climate Action Coffee series convened a conversation at Busboys and Poets Takoma focused on moving toward greater food self-sufficiency while supporting carbon sequestration and equitable access to healthy food in our region. The ...
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Staff Profile: Jane

Taylor Dibbert Jane is the Manager of the Wellness Department. She’s from Silver Spring and currently resides there. She lived, however, in various locations throughout the U.S. before returning to the Silver Spring (and Takoma Park) area. She’s worked at ...
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Remarks from Our Community Engagement Manager at the Member-Owner Meeting

Leandra Nichola Hello everyone - I’m Leandra - the store’s Community Engagement Manager. I have the very best job at the Co-op because I get to do a little bit of everything. I am a liaison between customers, owners, local ...
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Remarks from Our GM at the Member-Owner Meeting

Mike Houston My wife has taken to telling our four-month-old son whenever she’s proud of the small things every day. Holding his head up on his own? Your mom is proud. Rolling over? Your mom is proud. Grabbing his feet ...
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Staff Profile: Assane

Taylor Dibbert Assane is from Senegal. He was born in Dakar, the capital, and currently resides in downtown Silver Spring. He arrived in the U.S. in 2001. He initially lived in Connecticut and worked at the YMCA. After that, he ...
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