Take a Course from TESA's Founders!

TESA cofounders Brian Van Slyke and Andrew Stachiw are teaching a six-week course this fall at Greenfield Community College (GCC). “Creating a Cooperative Food Economy” will explore co-ops and their impact on the local food economy. “We’re excited to get more people in the Pioneer Valley committed to building a better food system and a[…]

Why Sliding Scale?

We received a touching response from someone who just bought Co-opoly—and it was a great reminder of why we decided to have a sliding scale and how it does actually matter. TESA, the co-op that makes Co-opoly, uses a sliding scale for all of our products. We decided to do this for several reasons, two[…]

“Usually there can only be one winner of a board game, so everyone is out for themselves. In Co-opoly everything must be done together, for each other.”

Recently, the Mime Troupe Collective, a well-established performance group in San Francisco, posted on Facebook that Co-opoly is “our new favorite board game!” The Mime troupe used Co-opoly during a workshop on making our society more democratic. We asked for some brief thoughts from participants who played Co-opoly about their experience. Here are some of[…]

Six Months of Co-opoly

We’re celebrating Co-opoly‘s half-birthday this week with special offers (see below!) and a look back over the last six months. Check out the photos from six months ago when two dozen volunteers gathered to help assemble more than one million moving parts from the first pressing of Co-opoly. Since those early days, Co-opoly has been[…]