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Newly Opened Ramble Marketplace celebrates Boulder-born Gifts from Local Artisans, All with a Special Purpose | Press Release


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Newly Opened Ramble Marketplace celebrates Boulder-born Gifts from Local Artisans, All with a Special Purpose

November 4, 2021 | Boulder, Colorado

The Ramble Collective has announced the opening of its second retail store, Ramble Marketplace, a “Boulder-Born” gift shop located in the heart of the East Pearl Residential and business District. Ramble Marketplace joins Ramble on Pearl, Ramble’s flagship store, as a host for a unique job training apprentice program that assists individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to secure competitive, integrated employment. In addition to operating using a social enterprise business model that supports an unmet need in the community, this local business is a promising solution for the countless holiday shoppers
searching for the perfect gift with a special Boulder connection.

It’s no secret that the countless problems in the global supply chain are making shopping this holiday season more difficult than ever before. According to Adobe Analytics, consumers will have fewer product options to choose from and are twice as likely to come across an out-of-stock item online. A solution everyone can turn to is to support local businesses, with Ramble Marketplace being a prime example. 

Ramble Marketplace is a brand new gift shop that features products and hand-crafted works of art from passionate local artisans and suppliers based in Colorado. The store carries a wide range of thoughtful products born right here in Boulder, including books, prints, paintings, jewelry, hats, toys, and linen products, to name a few. In addition to supporting small local businesses, every purchase at Ramble Marketplace contributes to a great cause by supporting adults with IDD in their quest for purpose and community. 

“We’ve opened Ramble Marketplace at just the right time this holiday season,” adds Co-Founder of The Ramble Collective, Andy Minden. “Not only does every purchase support local businesses and artisans, but by shopping with Ramble, you “Shop with Purpose” and therefore do so much more!”

Ramble Marketplace is located at 3075 Pearl Parkway in Boulder, Colorado. The store is open 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and from 11:00 am -5:00 pm on Sundays. 

To learn more about Ramble Marketplace visit https://bouldertreasures.org/ramblemarketplace


About The Ramble Collective 

The Ramble Collective (formerly Boulder Treasures) is a Boulder-based nonprofit organization that turns disabilities into possibilities. Our innovative, community-based programs create pathways to purpose and community for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). We provide valuable on-the-job training programs and job placement assistance at Ramble On Pearl (shop.rambleonpearl.com) and Ramble Marketplace. We also support projects that make affordable housing accessible to adults with IDD and offer programs that help them thrive in independent community-based housing. To learn more about The Ramble Collective visit theramblecollective.org.


Media contact: Sarah Nelson | [email protected] 

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