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Locavore Retail Guide 2021


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Alpaca Connection

1334 Pearl Street, Boulder • 303-447-2047 • thealpacaconnection.com

The Alpaca Connection is ideal for holiday gifts due to their extensive selection of artistic and comfortable sweaters, ponchos, and coats. Produced by native communities and manufactured with Peruvian materials, the combination of luxury and authenticity establish the sweaters as prime holiday gifts. The intricate designs, compelling shapes, and symmetrical patterns are aesthetically remarkable for those who see the sweaters, and the soft material is incredibly comfortable for those who are lucky enough to wear the items. Of all the options, the zipper sweater is a perfect present for your loved ones during the winter holidays. With the zipper blending into the design seamlessly, they can wear the item as an attractive sweater at social events, or they can leave the sweater unzipped and throw it on as a convenient jacket when stepping outside.


Boulder Drum Shop

3070 28th Ave, Suite D, Boulder • 303-402-0122 • boulderdrumshop.com

The Drum Shop offers a comprehensive array of drums from the world over as well as everything the working drummer needs to enhance his or her creative gigging experience.

“I’ve been going to the Boulder Drum Shop for over 20 years since Billy’s been in existence. I’ve always got the best prices and best equipment available. Also, the personal attention Billy gives his customers is untouched.” – Michael


Bricks Retail

512 4th Avenue, #103, Longmont • 720-680-0555 • bricksretail.com

Welcome! I’m Jennifer Ferguson and the Founder of Bricks. I’ve served the Longmont entrepreneurial community for the past 10 years in numerous capacities including as an Entrepreneur myself. This unique brick and mortar store is located in the heart of downtown Longmont. Launched in October 2020 as a pop up.


Colorado In a Basket

199 Summit Way, Erie • 303-664-1401 • coloradobaskets.com

The Nutcracker Gift Basket. $115.00: Cranberry Cashew Cherry Nut Mix, Cashew Brittle, Hammond’s Holiday Art Candies, Chocolate Pecan Turtle, Chocolate-Covered Sea Salt Caramels, Hammond’s Sugar Plum Candy Cane, Creamy Chocolate Fudge, Holiday Spice Dip Mix, Nutcracker Whipped Honey, Boxed Holiday Chocolates, Chocolate Nutcracker, Holiday Fruit and Nut Chocolate Bar, Aspen Mulling Spices

“The baskets are always beautiful and brimming with wonderful Colorado goodies.”


Crystal Ski Shop

1933 28th Street, Suite #101, Boulder • 303-449-7669 • crystalskishop.com

Holiday Special: Gift Certificate for Full Tune of Skis or Snowboard, Gift Certificate to try something new, and a Giro Ski Helmet.

“Nothing says ‘love and care about you’ like a helmet to ensure their safety and well-being.”


Elements Boulder

1534 55th Street, Boulder • 303-444-0861 • elementsboulder.com

Elements Boulder is a shop that caters to all lifestyles by carrying the largest selection of strains in Boulder County. So you get more of what you want. Loyalty Program: 1 pt. per $1 spent to redeem for in store cash back/credit.

“I had the best experience! Prices are great and staff super friendly! Very much enjoy this store!!”


Firehouse Art Center

667 4th Avenue, Longmont • 303-651-2787 • firehouseart.org

Embroidered and beaded art by Betsy Anderson. So many unique art pieces to choose from! – Prices vary

“The Firehouse Art Center is really as good as it gets for an art experience in Longmont!!!” – Tara


Front Range Mercantile

1201 South Sunset St, Longmont • 303-776-6605 • frontrangeindoorfleamarket.com

Front Range Mercantile first opened in 1989 and we’re just so appreciative of everyone that’s supported us for the last 32 years. You’ve made our dreams come true! Our goal has always been to provide Colorado with all treasures they could ever need or want.

“Good selection and prices, lots of old items, nice staff. Be prepared to spend some time. Mostly old things ..good pickings!”


Great Harvest Bread Company

2525 Arapahoe Ave, #A-4, Boulder • 303-442-3062 • ghboulder.com

Holiday breads, cookies, pies, gift baskets, honey jars, spreads, soups, pre-made mixes.
Pumpkin Bread, $9.35

“The perfect blend of pumpkin and chocolate chips in every delicious bite!  Enjoy this addictive bread at brunch or as dessert, serve it at your next holiday party, or give it as a special gift.”


Green Eyed Motors

4040 Salazar Way, Frederick • 720-310-5095 • greeneyedmotors.com

Luke Walch started Green Eyed Motors because he wanted to make a change in the world. He wanted to provide the community with an eco-friendly car dealership to help end air pollution. We’re a locally owned and environmentally aware company with a focus on selling clean, green used cars!

“Probably the first non-oily-feeling car dealership I’ve been to. It’s nicer to do business with people that treat you like people.”


Ivy Rose

520 Main Street, Longmont • 303-718-1091 • ivyroselongmont.com

Ivy Rose is a boutique full of ever changing, on trend clothing, jewelry, and accessories for women of all generations. Our customers love our plaid shirts and at $29 each they make great gifts for all the Colorado girls on you list.


JAX Outdoor Gear

900 S Highway 287, Lafayette • 720-266-6160 • jaxgoods.com

BioLite HeadLamp 200 – This headlamp delivers excellent fit, versatile lighting modes, and USB rechargeability so you can leave the disposable batteries behind. $44.99

“Love it! Rechargeable and lightweight too.”


Kilwins

1430 Pearl Street, Boulder • 303-442-1940 • kilwins.com/stores/kilwins-boulder

Tour of Kilwins Christmas Basket. Welcome to a Tour of Kilwins, starting with our signature Truffle Assortment, followed by our delicious Caramel Corn, Peanut Brittle, Milk Chocolate Tuttles, Fudge Topping, Milk Pecan Snapper, and Caramel Chews. Truly delicious! $79.99

“Since 1947 Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana having earned a reputation for providing high quality chocolates, ice cream, and confections combined with excellent service.”


Larkridge Mall

16542 Washington St, Thornton • 303-595-9919 • shoplarkridge.com

Your destination for shopping, dining, entertainment, and everyday services with more than 40 retailers. Here’s to a safe, healthy and happy holiday season!


Downtown Longmont

303-651-8484 • downtownlongmont.com

Your destination for small town charm and modern urban grit. With innovative businesses, authentic people, tangible history, and Colorado’s best craft culture, Downtown Longmont has something for everyone. Come explore and discover your new favorite place today.


MECO Coffee Collective

627 Main Street, Longmont • 303-834-8418 • mecolongmont.com

Moose Meals Freeze Dried Apples, Candy & More. $3.99-$5.99

“Moose Meals freeze dried products are the perfect addition to any Holiday gift basket or stocking. Moose Meals started out as dream of finding the perfect balance between family time and work time and transformed into a reality of being able to enjoy both!”


Monkton Guitars

1505 W 1st Ave, Ste. A, Broomfield • 303-484-1271 • monktonguitars.com

We have been selling vintage guitars, amps, and effects for 31 years. In addition to a fine selection of vintage and used gear, we will now also carry retail inventory including major brands; Epiphone, Eastman, Cordoba, Guild, Marshall, Nash, PRS SE, and Supro. Offering 15% off accessories to include strings and straps.

“Great store, good selection, and the owner is a super cool dude.” – Arthur


Moxie Bread Co.

641 Main Street, Louisville • 720-420-9461 • moxiebreadco.com

Local eatery inspired by old world food craftsmanship. We specialize in rustic, simple, and delicious baked goods served in an open, inviting environment designed to welcome the whole family.

Our breads are made with non-GMO (sometimes organic, and sometimes even biodynamic) local flours and grains that undergo a long and slow fermentation process. This fermentation process breaks down many of the proteins and compounds in the grain, and helps create more healthful bread that’s easier to digest (and has even proven to be tolerated by some people with sensitivity to highly processed white flour breads).


Orchard Town Center

I-25 and 144th Ave, Westminster • 303.450.8600 • theorchardtowncenter.com

Unwrap the holiday magic at The Orchard Town Center with free gift wrap, live music performances, and the area’s best selection of retail shops. Get your holiday shopping done at Nordstrom Rack, Macy’s, Sephora, Old Navy, and many more!

The Orchard Town Center is welcoming three new restaurants for the foodie in you! Enjoy steak at Law’s Chophouse, bar-b-que at Elevated Q and a unique “bar”cade at Windfall Brewing Co. opening this holiday.


Plante

375 McCaslin Boulevard, Suite A, Louisville • 720-372-7900 • weareplante.com

Weekly Plant Maintenance, Plant Doctor Consultation, Repotting, Interior Plant Design, Delivery and Installation, Live Plant Rental. Take the worry out of plant care and always have beautiful, healthy plants with our specialized weekly maintenance program at home or in the office

“Plant lover’s heaven here!!! I found this place [by] Google and followed the reviews from Yelp and OMG…. This is not your ordinary nursery or plant store. This is a place where the owners truly care about the plants and are very knowledgeable.”


Snowy Peaks Winery

292 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park • 970-586-2099 • snowypeakswinery.com

Colorado Grown – Colorado Crafted Tempranillo and 26 custom-made gift baskets full of Colorado made products

Experiences – gift certificates for wine tasting.

“We stopped to enjoy some wine and ended up going back a second time! Wonderful staff and a nice atmosphere too! The sangria is delicious.”


Starbuds

1156 Dillon Rd, Suite #3, Louisville • 720-389-6313 • starbuds.us

The Louisville store has numerous marijuana products, including various strains, vapes, accessories, and topicals. Gifting edibles has emerged as an especially popular option for a cozy holiday season. Many people enjoy putting the edibles in the stockings, and you can also have fun by burying the edibles beneath a pile of relatively boring items so your loved one has to dig through the entire stocking. While Starbuds has many edibles, their fruity Muncheez Gummies and Starbuds Pebble Bites would be a great way to bring in the holidaze feel!

Each dollar spent pre-tax gets a point. See our website for daily deals.


Wally’s Quality Meats

11187 Sheridan Blvd, #8, Broomfield • 303-439-8024 • wallysqualitymeats.com

Quality meats start with a quality source. Wally’s is known for being the place to go when only the finest will do. Whether it’s a holiday, special occasion, a great day to grill, or you simply want to treat yourself to the best, Wally’s offers a wide selection of the highest quality meats available.


 

HEALTH & BEAUTY


Blooming Massage

421 21st Ave, Suite #2, Longmont • 303-827-5101 • bloomingmassage.com

Blooming Massage is a massage wellness center with licensed and highly skilled professionals, designed to provide you with a contoured massage session to enhance and sustain your quality of life through therapeutic touch.

Buy a massage gift certificate! It is a wonderful way to say ‘Thank You’ or to simply offer the gift of health and well-being.

“Spacious, cozy, private rooms. Terri is the best – she knows just what you need and adjusts to your body and energy on any given day.”


Evergreen Cottage

502 West Baseline Rd, Lafayette • 303-926-0426 • evergreencottagespaandhairsalon.com

Get ready for the holidays: Add some sparkle with $10 off Highlights. Buy 2 gift certificates and receive travel Aveda hand relief.

“Best salon around. Rebecca does an outstanding job and has for many years! I highly recommend her and the lovely little cottage!”


 

RESTAURANT


Blue Corn Tacos

1515 Main St, Suite #5, Longmont • 720-340-4564 • sitios.endigital.com/blue-corn-tacos/mexican-food/longmont/

Jose and Aidee have worked for more than 10 years in the food industry. Proud to be Mexicans, they wanted to share the traditional tacos acorazados. This is how the idea of Blue Corn Tacos arises.

“Longmont is fortunate to have this yummy taco spot; a fun, hip and simple decor is surrounded by super professional service and the carnitas are awesome!!”


Busaba

133 South McCaslin Boulevard, Louisville • 303-665-0330 • busabaco.com

Busaba serves Thai favorites including curries and noodles. Take a break from your holiday shopping or cooking and eat some Thai specials!


Button Rock Bakery

1377 Forest Park Circle, Suite 102, Lafayette • 303-926-1676 • buttonrockbakery.com

Holiday Special: Cookie Platters. A delectable assortment of Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies, Peppermint Brownies, Sugar Cookies, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Spritz Cookies, and Gingersnaps (available in regular and gluten-free)!


Chicken Jack’s

26 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont • ordercj.com

Chicken Jack’s was created with our guests, our team and our communities in mind. Our mission is “Serve our guests the highest quality food, serve our team the highest quality work environment, serve our communities the highest quality of care.”

“This is a great new addition to Longmont. The service was great along with the food cooked to order.”


Cosmo’s Pizza

Multiple locations • cosmospizza.com

Fresh local ingredients, no frills, just great New York Pizza with a crust that’ll flip your every taste bud.


Hapa Sushi

1117 Pearl Street, Boulder • 303-835-9748 • hapasushi.com

“Hapa” is derived from the Hawaiian term that describes a harmonious blend of Asian & American cultures. Their menu is based on traditional Japanese cooking fundamentals which are then amplified, muted, or mixed with influences from many different styles of cooking until they are something completely new: they’re Hapa.


Jaipur Indian Restaurant

1800 Broadway Street, Suite #160, Boulder • 303-442-0999 • jaipurindianrestaurant.com

Experience authentic Indian cuisine right here in Boulder, Colorado just one block south of Pearl Street.  Enriched with excellent and experienced chefs, cuisines, and ambiance. Jaipur specializes in catering services available for any kind of indoor and outdoor events.

“Delicious food, fast delivery, great prices for tons of food. FIVE STARS.” – A.M.


Kalita Grill

2426 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder • 303-443-0596 • kalitagrill.com

Family-owned Greek fare with an array of Mediterranean grilled meats & sides in a relaxed space. The cuisine at Kalita Grill includes classical Greek favorite foods, which are made fresh daily. From salads to gyros to dinner time plates, we use only quality, fresh ingredients. Let us cater your holiday gathering, call today for details.

“Great Greek food! Gyros are the best I’ve found in Boulder! So glad to have found Kalita Grill!”


Outworld Brewery

1725 Vista View Drive, Suite B, Longmont • 720-545-2337 • outworldbrewing.com

At Outworld Brewing, a delight to the senses awaits. From the curved mezzanine and subtle nods to sci-fi fantasy fandom, Outworld Brewing offers great beer (Belgian, Bavarian and Ancient) and a culinary adventure, and is one of the most atypical social spots you will find on the Front Range in northern Colorado. Those seeking exceptionally crafted beer and some of the most unique culinary offerings that Longmont has to offer will not be disappointed. Located between I-25 and Highway 287 in East Longmont, Outworld Brewing also has delivery and curbside pick-up. Feast Package and Family Meals can be pre-ordered, online or by phone, during the Holidays.

“Outworld  Brewing has great food, good beers, and an amazing vibe… They have done an amazing job setting up the space to feel like something out of a science fiction novel. It’s truly one of a kind, and definitely worth a visit! The staff was extremely friendly and accommodating.” – Evan R.


Paul’s Coffee

956 W Cherry St, Ste. #101, Louisville • 720-259-1723 • paulscoffeeandtea.com

Paul’s is a locally owned and operated micro-roastery and full-service coffee shop based in Louisville. We strive to serve the finest and freshest seasonal coffees, teas, and treats to you. Now selling wholesale. Call for details.

“One of my favorite stops going into Boulder. They have quality coffee and friendly staff who always want to serve you. Their commitment to reducing waste is so nice.”


Ras Kassa’s

802 South Public Road, Lafayette • 303-447-2919 • raskassas.com

Twenty-eight years in operation, two locations (Boulder and Lafayette), and an amazing variety of traditional Ethiopian cuisine to satisfy your cravings while broadening your palette. Stop in for the warmth of place, of people, of food, and try some honey wine while you’re here.


Snarf’s

2660 Pearl Street, Boulder • 303-444-7766 • eatsnarfs.com

Jimmy Seidel (“Snarf”) decided to stop looking for the world’s finest sandwich… and set out to create it instead. In 1996, he opened the very first Snarf’s in Boulder, Colorado in what’s affectionately referred to as “The Shack.”

“I order this almost every single day. The 5” sounds so small but I can barely eat half!” – Susie


Taj Mahal III

1075 E South Boulder Rd, #145, Louisville • 303.926.0999 • tajmahal3.com

“Food is the music inside the body and music is the food inside the soul making your taste buds dance for 20 years. Thank you for all the happiness.”


Tangerine

Boulder: 2777 Iris Avenue; Lafayette: 300 South Public Road; Longmont: 379 Main Street • tangerineeats.com

Located in North Boulder, Old Town Lafayette and Main St. Longmont, Tangerine creates innovative takes on traditional morning fare with menus rich with natural quality and focused on fresh products.  Healthy if you want it – or less so – if you want that, with many vegetarian and gluten-free options.  Enjoy daytime meals with our bright and cheery decor, a full bar, and world class espresso/coffee program featuring locally roasted Salto Coffee Works.


Village Coffee Shop

1605 Folsom Street, Boulder • 303-442-9689 • villagecoffeeshopboulder.com

Village Coffee Shop’s motto is “890 sq. feet of reality surrounded by Boulder.” Easily the least bougie diner in Boulder, it serves nationally award-winning pancakes and has garnered awards like “Best Place to Eat Breakfast in Last Night’s Clothes” and “Best Place for the Slightly Hungover.”


 

SERVICES


Aspen Winds

1051 Fall River Court, Estes Park • 970-586-6010 • aspenwinds.com

Looking for Rocky Mountain National Park lodging? A stay at Aspen Winds provides the opportunity to experience the splendor of the Rockies as you have only imagined possible. Conveniently located 3 miles west of central downtown Estes Park and 1½ miles from the Fall River entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, Aspen Winds provides a comfortable lodging experience. We offer spa suites and one or two bedroom condominium suites on the river that appeal to every vacationer’s needs.


Leadville Railroad

326 East 7th Street, Leadville, CO • 866-386-3936 • leadville-train.com

2021 HOLIDAY EXPRESS: Climb aboard the Leadville Railroad, for a magical, fun-filled holiday adventure! Travel through the snowy Colorado mountains on a memorable trip for the entire family!  Come enjoy our decorated train with lights.

Enjoy seating in one of our three brand-new heated lounge cars with comfortable booth seating and large windows.


School of Rock – Broomfield

11970 Quay St, Broomfield • 303-325-3772 • broomfield.schoolofrock.com

Give The Gift of Music! Discover your inner rock star as you learn guitar, bass, keyboard, vocals, or drums. Programs starting at $115/month.

“Our daughter loves attending the school and she is learning the ins and outs of being in a band.” – Laura A.


Shredder Indoor Ski & Snowboard School

Boulder • Central Park • Frederick • Lafayette • Stapleton • Wheat Ridge  |  shredderski.com

Shredder is a Colorado-owned, independent company focused on community engagement and families. Our business is designed to help lower the barriers of entry for kids and adults to learn a new sport by addressing the common industry issues of time, distance, and money.

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