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Becky is Retiring from Colorado Yurt Company!

We aren’t sure what we’ll do without her. Our long time office manager, Becky Meinhold, is retiring. Becky, being the organized and efficient person that she is, started with Colorado Yurt Company on May 10, 1999 and will retire on … Continue reading

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Financing for Yurts? YES!

We get the question all the time: is there financing available on yurts? The answer, in most cases, is a regretful “no”. Some people have used non-traditional finance companies, others are able to finance with credit cards; but most traditional banks … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Awarded Grant for Solar Energy – How Can You Apply?

Former State Senator Jim Isgar presents a symbolic check for $13,071 to the Colorado Yurt Company The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Renewable Energy Program for Small Rural Businesses is offering grant monies to offset up to 25% of your … Continue reading

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Haiti Tent Update

Since our first donation of five tents to volunteer aid doctors, we’ve built eight more and given them to organizations taking them to Haiti!  (Read more about tents below.) So far, we’ve received donations covering the costs of five tents! We’d love to receive … Continue reading

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More Tents to Haiti! Wanna Help?

Hello, When the earthquake hit Haiti we, like much of the world, wondered what we could do. It was a relief when we found a small way to help by donating tents made in our shop. After I wrote about the experience of … Continue reading

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A Yurt for Monster Mountain Snows

Last week a few of the Colorado Yurt crew were invited to spend a couple of nights in the Fowler/Hilliard Yurt. The yurt is part of the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, a system of 29 backcountry huts in the … Continue reading

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Yurt at YMCA of the Rockies – Snow Mountain Ranch

YMCA of the Rockies’ Snow Mountain Ranch is an incredible 5,000 acre conference and family center just outside of Winter Park, Colorado. It’s also the home of a new 20’ Colorado Yurt. We set the yurt up a few weeks ago just … Continue reading

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Yurts in Paris: Colorado Yurts Play Host to Voices from Around the Globe

In January I had the opportunity to travel to Paris, France to see 25 Colorado Yurts go up in the Grand Palais. The yurts were for an installation by famed photographer  Yann Arthus-Bertrand and his group Good Planet. The art piece is called 6 … Continue reading

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