Local How To (FAQ) 2018-01-18T16:37:18+00:00

Curious how to live a more local life? These are our most commonly asked questions (and answers) on how to go local!

Q: My company is hosting an event and we want to use a local caterer! What are our options?

Durango Natural Foods (970) 247-8129

Grassburger (970) 247-1081

Mutu’s Italian Kitchen (970) 375-2701

The Soup Palette (970) 259-4121

The Strater Hotel (970) 385-1887

The Yellow Carrot (970) 259-3773

Zia’s Taqueria (970) 247-1002

Q: I own a local business and I am struggling to provide health care. Who should I talk to?

Axis Healthcare (970) 259-2162

San Juan Basin Health Department (970) 259-2162

Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic (970) 259-1971

Q: My business really needs help with graphic design and web development. Who can help me?

A. D. Design (970) 247-4357

Advertising Innovations (970) 247-1833

Basin Printing and Imaging (970) 247-5212

Forward Movement (970) 259-5942

Sara Olsen and Associates (970) 759-1735

The Technical Guide 970-749-9036 

Radio Stations:

KDUR  970-247-7634

KSUT 970-563-0255 

Print:

Directory Plus (and online!) (970) 259-6500

Durango Magazine (970) 385-4030

Durango Signs (970) 247-4900

The Durango Herald (970) 247-3504

The Durango Telegraph (970) 259-0133

Q: I would love to use more local office supplies and office equipment. What are my options?

Furniture:

Artesanos Design Collection (970) 259-5755

Durango Antique Market (970) 247-4555

Habitat for Humanity (970) 382-9931

Humane Society (970) 259-2847

Matlock Furniture (970) 422-8015

Reruns (970) 385-7336

Tippy Canoe (970) 247-1010

Urban Market Home (970) 259-2244

Office supplies:

Point to Point Graphics (970) 259-9225

Basin Printing and Imaging (970) 247-5212

The Mailroom and Copy Center (970) 385-4494

Kroegers (970) 247-0660

Support:

Animas Underground Electronics (970) 764-4477

The Mailroom and Copy Center (970) 385-4494

Four Corners POS (844) 319-6767

The MAC Ranch (970) 259-1187

The Payroll Department (970) 259-6960

The Technical Guide 970-749-9036 

Cleaning:

Advanced Cleaning Solutions (970) 459-1244

Best Cleaning & Disaster Restoration Services (970) 247-2394

Q: I would like to hire a local business to do my taxes. Who can help me?

FredrickZink & Associates, CPAs (970) 247-0506

Priority Financial Partners (720) 319-8885

Tafoya Barrett and Associates (970) 259-8000

Q: I would like to provide my staff with a local gift. What are some ideas?

Dietz Market-gift baskets (970) 259-5811

Honeyville (970) 247-1474

Ohara’s Jams and Jellies (970) 382-9333

Tickets to a show at Animas City Theatre (970) 799-2281

There’s No Place Like Home (970) 385-7300

Lift tickets at Purgatory Resort (970) 247-9000

Spa services or robes from Spaaah Shop Day Spa (970) 375-1866

Be Local Coupon Book from Local First!

Gift Card to any of our local restaurants or breweries! Check our full directory

Want more ideas? Call the Local First Staff for personalized help (970) 799-6618

Q: I want to green my office! How can I do it? 

Durango Compost Company (970) 799-7614  

Earthly Ideas, LLC (970) 259-8090

Four Corners Office and Resource Efficiency (4CORE) (970) 259-1916

Phoenix Recycling (970) 375-1300

Shaw Solar (970) 259-5606

Thrive! Living Wage Coalition (970) 335-8114

Table to Farm Compost (970) 799-6997

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Q: I’m planning a wedding/special event here and would love to use local as much as possible. What are my options?

Planners:

Heirlooms Durango (970) 769-9019  

Caterers/Cakes:

Serious Delights Bakery (970) 403-1517

The Soup Palette (970) 259-4121

The Strater Hotel (970) 385-1887

The Yellow Carrot (970) 259-3773

Toast Mobile Lounge (970) 759-4144

Zia’s Taqueria (970) 247-1002

Adult Beverages:

6th Street Liquors (970) 259-1138

Pjs Gourmet Market (970) 247-0100

River Liquors (970) 375-0351

Star Liquors (970) 247-2258

Wagon Wheel Liquors (970) 247-1655

Photographers/videographers:

Handcrafted Video (970) 769-2652

Imagesmith (970) 799-1606

Kara Cavalaca Camera (970) 385-1920

Florists:

April’s Garden (800) 247-1634

Invitations:

Basin Printing and Imaging (970) 247-5212

Salons/Spas:

Bella Vie Salon and Spa (801) 671-6805

Spaaah Shop Day Spa (970) 375-1866

Rings:

Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts (970) 247-9018

Lodging:

Apple Orchard Inn (970) 247-0751

Leland House Bed and Breakfast (970) 385-1920

Purgatory (970) 247-9000

The Rochester Hotel (970) 385-1920

The Strater Hotel (970) 247-4431

Rides:

Buckhorn Limousine (970) 769-0933

Q: What are my options for local doctors/alternative wellness?

Absolute Physical Therapy and Wellness (970) 764-4094

Advantage Physical Therapy and Wellness (970) 259-7829

Axis Health Care (970) 259-2162

Body Strategies (970) 799-1632

Four Corners Aesthetics and Women’s Health (970) 385-1745

Sage Mountain Health (970) 403-5406

San Juan Basin Health Department (970) 247-5702

San Juan Hand Therapy (970) 247-7711

Whole Health Family Medicine Clinic (970) 259-1971

Pediatrics:

Durango Kids Pediatric Dentistry (970) 259-0600

Pediatric Associates of Durango (970) 259-7337

Lab Work:

Cedar Diagnostics (970) 565-8482

Pharmacy:

Rivergate Pharmacy (970) 375-7711

Alternatives:

Durango Community Acupuncture (970) 247-8838

Durango Organics (970) 259-3674

Integrative Osteopathic Medicine (970) 764-4831

Kelly Wright, Certified Rolfer (970) 759-6115

Groundswell Acupuncture (970) 335-8554

Pamela Hatten, RN (970) 799-6999

PHD Advanced Nutrition (970) 764-4133

Thrive Chiropractic Studio (970) 259-0968

Tomsic Physical Therapy (970) 259-0574

Sante Alternative Wellness (970) 375-2837

Surya Health and Wellbeing (970) 382-8332

Q: I really need to get my car fixed. Where can I go locally?

Durango Car Care (970) 247-3989

Mountain Auto Care (970) 247-4040

Q: What are the local pet stores I can go to?

Happy Paws Pet Spa (970) 259-7917

Healthy Hounds and Fat Cats (970) 375-9700

Pet Haus (970) 259-2564

Q: I’m here to get outdoors! Where can I grab my gear?

2nd Ave Sports (970) 247-4511

4Corners Riversports 970) 259-3893

Backcountry Experience  (970) 247-5830

Durango Bike Company (855) 322-6502

Durango Cyclery (970) 247-0747

Durango Outdoor Exchange (970) 259-0171

Durango Running Company  (970) 764-4366

Mountain Bike Specialists (970) 247-4066

Ski Barn (970) 247-1923

Q: I want to try something new in town. Got any ideas?

Learn to fly a helicopter! Colorado Highland Helicopters (970) 259-1423

Learn something new! Durango Adult Education Center (970) 385-4354

Take a music lesson! iAM Music (970) 799-7450

Take a gardening class! Native Roots (970) 259-5111

Try horseback riding! Rapp Corral (970) 247-8454

Take an animation class! Rocky Mountain Animation Labs (970) 259-8445

Take a photography workshop! Scenic Aperture (970) 385-5853

Get flexible at yoga: Sweaty Buddha (970) 403-8885 and Yoga Durango (970) 403-8885

Q: I’m vegan in this meat-loving town! Where do I go for a night out to eat?

Check out this awesome guide by DGO Mag on eating vegan!

Have a question that wasn’t answered? Send it to outreach@local-first.org