Durango’s 2022 Sustainable Holiday Gift Guide

1. Chocolate Lovers Rejoice!
Sarvaa Organics

Sarvaa Organics

Durango based Sarvaa Organics has created a Limited Edition Mint flavored version of Conscious Cacao just for the holidays! Give the gift of luxuriously delicious cacao loaded with super nutrient dense adaptogenic mushrooms, super greens, probiotics and so much more. Our Chocolate Lover’s Deluxe Holiday Package includes Conscious Cacao Mint, Conscious Cacao, Maha Chocolate Protein Powder, Cacao Plus Protein Powder, Sarvaa’s Rejuve & Renew Adaptogenic Chocolate Bar and our Probiotic Chocolate Bar.

Purchase Conscious Cacao Mint and the Chocolate Lover’s Deluxe Holiday Package on our website: SarvaaOrganics.com. Use a coupon code: ShopLocal20 for 20 percent off your entire purchase!

Sarvaa Organic’s products can also be found locally in Durango at Durango Natural Foods, Nature’s Oasis, Dancing Willow, and Durango Sustainable Goods.

Deb Wolf Art & Custom Framing

2. Local Art: “Tilt” Painting by
Deb Wolf Art and Costume Framing

Tilt, 18 x 18″ Acrylic on Repurposed Canvas, Custom Built Frame From Repurposed Palette Wood, $200.00

Purchase: Available at Deb Wolf Art or in person at the December Durango Holiday Farmers Market, December 10 La Plata Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall 9am – 2pm.

Shampoo Bars Handmade by Passion Flower Beauty

3. Great Stocking Stuffer: A Shampoo or conditioner bar by
Passion Flower Beauty

Shampoo and Conditioner bars have everything that you find in plastic bottles but WITHOUT the single-use plastic. A coconut oil-based product that lathers just as those in the bottle. Works on dry, oily, and color-treated hair with a gentle cleanse. 

Found at Passion Flower Beauty at 102 East 8th Street, Suite 201 downtown Durango, WeFill, and Passion Flower Beauty

Microgreen Super Salt by Botanical Companions

4. For the Foodie on Your List: Microgreen Super Salt by
Botanical Companions

Delicious Microgreen Salt makes awesome gift for your loved ones this season. Microgreen Super Salt is a glass shaker full of umami sea salt that has been enriched with a variety of local & farm-fresh microgreens! Home-compostable refill pouches are also great to add alongside a glass shaker for an eco-friendly, long-lasting, delicious, & nutrient-rich gift. Purchase: Botanical Companions or Durango Sustainable Goods

Handmade “bud” mug by Michi Pottery

5. Handmade ‘Bud’ Mug by
Michi Pottery

Give your favorite friends a ‘buds’ mug, decorated with two engraved flowers leaning towards one another, ‘buds’ engraved beneath the flowers, and an aqua green liner glaze. 

This piece was made by hand on my pottery wheel, which is run using solar power. The clay scraps and slip are all reused, and any glaze water is captured and properly handled to assure that out water ways are not dirtied. 

Where to find: two of these mugs are currently for sale online at Michi Pottery I also have other mugs and functional pieces available at Durango Sustainable Goods.

Organic Seed Packs by Botanical Concepts

6. A Green Thumb Stocking Stuffer: Organic Seed Packs
Botanical Concepts

Pick out your friend or loved ones favorite veggies for their garden. It’s sweet to share the hope of spring in a little packet of organic seeds. Plant seeds of abundance in this year’s holiday stocking or wrap them in a small scarf or bandanna. Purchase at Botanical Concepts or Durango Sustainable Goods in the Smiley.

Cura.Te Organic Gift Basket

7. Organic Gift Basket
Cura.Te

Send a bundle of love with this unique Organic Gift Basket:

  • Pine Cedarwood Soap
  • Candy Cane Soap
  • Gingerbread Soap
  • Gingerbread Body Butter
  • Peppermint Mocha Lip Balm
  • Angel Note Cards
  • Gingerbread Bath Bombs
  • Vanilla Extract (regular OR alcohol free)
  • Beeswax Candles x 2

Enjoy our zero waste and super yummy smelling soap bars and bath bombs, and our environmentally (and body!) friendly beeswax candles in our Peace, Love, Joy Holiday Package.  In addition, our Vanilla Extract is made to add more liquid to make another batch in a super cute reusable flip-top bottle.  Hand painted Angel Note Cards to send to someone you love.  Products available for local delivery or pick up (once ordered) at the Durango Sustainable Goods Store.  Order at CuraTe.

Yogadurango

8. Yoga Gift Card
Yogadurango

Experience gifts are the way of the future. More and more people now say that they would prefer to receive an experience rather than a material item. The practice of yoga is an ever perpetuating gift for our wellbeing. Yogadurango would be honored this season if you’d choose the gift of Yoga for yourself or for your loved ones near and dear. Purchase: Yogadurango | 1485 Florida Rd C-201 Durango

WeFill Refill and Zero Waste Store

9. For the Huggers: Food Huggers Make Great Stocking Stuffers
WeFill

Food grade silicone Food, Jar, and Avocado huggers keep your fruits and vegetables fresh and happy. Dishwasher safe, these handy little kitchen friends help you and your family reduce plastic waste in the home, and ultimately in landfills and waterways. If you’re attending family gatherings or parties with friends, these make great host gifts.

Available for purchase at WeFill, 3465 Main avenue. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm, and starting Saturday, 10/10, we will be open from 11am-3pm.

Apple Leather Tote

10. Apple Leather Tote by Samara
Durango Sustainable Goods

Samara totes are made from the waste by-products of the juicing industry, at orchards in Europe. After the apples are harvested, cleaned and juiced at the orchards, the waste by-products; usually the pulpy fibre is collected, dried and turned into a powder. The powder is then mixed with a water based PUC to create a gorgeously soft, yet strong vegan tote. These bags are so well designed and made that they will last generations becoming timeless family heirlooms—as fashion should be done.

Purchase at Durango Sustainable Goods | Smiley Building Studio 12 | 1309 East 3rd Ave Durango, CO 81301 | 970.903.3241

Recycled Silver Handmade Earrings by Hello Luna Creative

11. Recycled Sterling Silver Earrings
Hello Luna Creative
$

Jewelry you can feel good about buying and feel good gifting. Each piece is made with 925 sterling and fine silver that is mostly recycled from a company that runs on 100% solar power. Once a piece is purchased it is packaged and sent in recycled/biodegradable material with zero plastic (even the tape is biodegradable!) Purchase: Hello Luna Creative or at Durango Sustainable Goods

heart-song-chocolate-squares
Regeneratively Farmed Organic Chocolate Squares

12. Sweat Treats with Intention and Integrity: Summer Song Bar
Heart Song Chocolate

This chocolate bar is for the serious chocoholic who will with one bite want to know the source. With notes of strawberry and chamomile and undertones of cardamom, this chocolate bar will be the talk of your party. Purchase: heartsongchocolate@gmail.com or at Durango Sustainable Goods

Dorothy Parker Design

13. For the One Who Has it All: Interior Design Consult
Dorothy Parker

Give the gift of design to the person who has everything. Dorothy Parker Design offers interior design consultations as a sustainable gift alternative for the most discerning of people. To purchase email dorothy@dorothyparker.co.

Happy Holidays an thank you for considering people and the planet this season as you do your shopping.

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Our Annual Gift Guide is a project of Live Creative Studio featuring members of our local Durango Sustainable Business Guide and Community of 40+ Durango based businesses. To learn more visit: sustainabledurango.com