Happy Birthday To Us

6/4/21 “If you’re going to be late, make an entrance” I started composing this email over 6 months ago, excited to celebrate the fact that January 17th 2021 was the 40th anniversary of the opening of the Sligo Avenue Co-op store. Then life threw me …

Happy 40th Anniversary – A Message from Your Board of Representatives

Happy 40th Anniversary, TPSS Co-op members and shoppers!  Yes, since 1981 we’ve been serving the Takoma Park-Silver Spring community, working to promote healthy living by offering wholesome foods, high-quality produce, and community resources in a clean, friendly, and cooperative grocery store – that you can …

Important Announcement: Store Closed

On Thursday, December 31, we learned that a staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We immediately closed the store. We will re-open the store once we are able to determine that it poses no risk to the community. We are in the …

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An End of the Year Message from Our GM

“I had no reason to be over-optimistic. But somehow, when you smile, I can brave bad weather.” This being Takoma Park, I’m not sure I need to cite the source, but that’s from The Who’s Tommy. I had it on cassette and wore it out driving …

Statement from TPSS Co-op

To our members and customers: In the midst of a heated local election, we take this opportunity to remind our members and shoppers that the Co-op has not endorsed any officials running for local office, nor do we plan to make any endorsements. And we …

News from the Board

Expanded Hours, More Choices, Continued Focus on Safety The Co-op expanded in-store hours at the beginning of August to 9AM to 9PM and has also been increasing the number of items for sale, highlighted by the return of many locally produced and prepared offerings. As …

August Newsletter

As the summer comes to a close and we prepare for the many unknowns of the fall, I am heartened to share much good news from our Co-op: helping to feed our neighbors, new products in the store, and additional flexibility in our online store …

News from the Board

Dear Co-op members and shoppers, There’s a lot going on at the Co-op, and we want to keep you informed! 1. Thank You and Farewell to Sawa Kamara The Co-op Board of Representatives is sad to be losing Sawa Kamara, who has resigned to run …

Expanded New Hours

Hard to believe it’s been seven weeks since the Co-op reopened our doors to in-store shopping, and I want to thank each and every one of you for doing your part to make it safe and successful. Customers adhering to our safety guidelines has allowed …

News from the Board

TPSS Co-op supports Black Lives Matter, both as a statement and as a core value. The Board commits to resuming the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) work it had started before COVID-19 interruptions.  We will be hiring an outside professional with extensive experience in guiding …