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Colorado Yurt Company Says Good-by to One of Our Stars

Margaret Pritchard started working at Colorado Yurt Company in April of 1998, and she retired this week.   An experienced seamstress, Margaret quickly made a huge impact on our tipi department. She became supervisor of tipis and tents within two … Continue reading

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Making the best better: Product innovation at Colorado Yurt Company

At The Colorado Yurt Company we build our reputation on quality, customer satisfaction and service. We are proud of each handcrafted yurt, tipi and tent, whether it’s pitched in our backyard or across the globe. A commitment to quality means … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company: Looking Back on Another Great Year

2014 has been a year of great projects, milestones and continued growth.  As we come to the end of another year, we reflect on some of the wonderful things that happened in 2014. First- and most wonderful- there were baby … Continue reading

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Yurts, Tipis and Tents: Handmade in a World of Mass Production

Handmade. Custom. Uniquely yours. There are many ways to communicate what we do at Colorado Yurt Company. But, what it comes down to is this: we don’t have a factory across the globe making our products. Instead, we have talented … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company and Mother Earth

Many of our customers first became aware of us by seeing our advertising in Mother Earth News magazine. We’ve had a relationship with the publication for over thirty years. We started with a classified ad for our tipis. We now … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company and Sustainable Living Fair

We are longtime supporters of the Sustainable Living Fair in Fort Collins, Colorado. We host a yurt pitching workshop to kick off the fair, and have exhibited since 2005. It’s always a blast, and our staff covets the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Earthworks Tipi in Vermont- ready for summer camp!

We love camp. Every year, we look forward to late winter and early spring. That’s when our schedule is filled with orders from camps getting ready for the arrival of kids. Tipis, tents and yurts are proudly made in Colorado … Continue reading

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2012: Colorado Yurt Company year end blog.

Wow. Just wow. We look back at 2012, amazed at our good fortune. The Colorado Yurt Company has much to brag about, and much gratitude. The year started with some changes in our company culture. We were growing, but our … Continue reading

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Earthworks Tipi in Massachusetts: A Customer’s story

Three years ago, an artist friend built a tipi with her father. After a blissful summer of living in the tipi, Sarah needed a more long term home for it. I had smudged the tipi and did an ad-hoc pipe … Continue reading

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Colorado Yurt Company: Working Small AND Delivering Large

Colorado Yurt Company definitely qualifies as a small business. We have one location in Montrose, Colorado. We are family owned by Dan and Emma Kigar, who founded the company in 1976. Colorado Yurt Company employs about 30 people in four … Continue reading

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