Holiday shopping can sometimes get the best of us but don’t fret because Fort Collins offers a vibrant craft culture perfect for gift shopping and stocking stuffing. During your trip to Fort Collins make sure to get a little something for everyone in the family and you won’t have to worry about them getting the same present twice this year because Fort Collins products are always unique. Here are 10 Fort Collins crafted stocking stuffers that are perfect for anyone’s stocking:
Fort Collins Crafted Stocking Stuffers
Branch Out Cider- This local hard cider is the perfect gift for a stocking or to share at your next holiday meal. Branch Out is a local Fort Collins cider that is brewed from privately owned apple trees throughout the community. This community orchard provides owners Aaron Fodge and Matt Fater with enough apples to create a yearly batch of handcrafted hard cider that pairs perfectly with the holidays.
Charly Bar – This Fort Collins product is a handmade, gourmet, nutritional bar that is sure to please your taste buds just as much as your tummy. Charly Bars are made with all natural, high quality ingredients without any additives or fillers. These make for the perfect addition to the outdoor enthusiast’s stocking. Fuel their next adventure with locally made Charly Bars.
Stuff N’ Mallows- There’s nothing like roasting marshmallows on a fire during the winter season and local Fort Collins company Stuff N’ Mallows sells unique flavored marshmallows to bring your s’mores to the next level. Put a pack of these hand-crafted, artisan style marshmallows in each stocking and quickly become everyone’s favorite gift giver. You can even get different flavors to personalize the s’more as each marshmallow is stuffed with chocolate chips, peanut butter, or seasonal peppermint. These are certainly one of the tastiest Fort Collins crafted stocking stuffers.
Dr. Seth’s – Beards and mustaches are quite popular here in Colorado, I guess men need something to keep their face warm during the winter… It’s important that their beards are well kept and groomed and a Fort Collins local has made it his initiative to provide a local and all natural product to make those beards into a masterpiece. Dr. Seth’s beard oil or mustache wax is the perfect stocking stuffer for that bearded man in your life.
Vern’s Toffee- Vern’s Toffee is a local favorite and a holiday must have for any household. Stop by the Vern’s Toffee shop during your next visit to Fort Collins and discover their hand-crafted butter almond toffee made with the finest, freshest ingredients….It literally melts in your mouth. After you try it once, it will become a holiday tradition.
Akinz- Akinz is a local Old Town store that specializes in handcrafted clothing printed and/or sewed in store. This unique shop sells the perfect accessories for those cold weather months including knit beanies, scarfs and gloves. One of my favorite features of the store is that you can watch them knit a beanie or scarf right in front of your eyes just before they put it on the sale floor.
Soulstice Soaps and Skincare – This local Fort Collins company hand crafts a variety of handmade, all natural, herbal skin care items and artisan soaps that will pamper your skin during the dry months of winter. The handmade artisan soaps are a beautiful addition to any stocking and their skin care line uses 2 times the industry standard of essential oils which means beautiful product and healthy skin. Something very cool and very local about this Fort Collins business is that the tallow in their soaps comes from local free-range cows which makes their products extra rich in antioxidants, and vitamins A, D & K. Give the gift of health and beauty this holiday.
Nuance Chocolate- Fort Collins has a new chocolate shop in town and this one is unique because it sells small-batch (handcrafted) chocolates perfect for any holiday occasion or a sweet treat in loved ones’ stockings. Check out their store located in Old Town Fort Collins and try their wide variety of small batch chocolates on display. The magic behind this store is the science that lies behind small batch chocolate making. Ask the experts in the store and learn just how special Nuance Chocolate really is. This Fort Collins crafted stocking stuffers gift is worth the trip to the store alone to learn all about the process of making Nuance Chocolate.
Bones Du Jour- Furry friends are very important to us here in Fort Collins and I’m sure they’re just as important to you at home. Stuff their stockings with the perfect doggy treat that is healthy and tasty at the same time. These handmade snacks are baked with the finest ingredients in small batch form often from locally sourced ingredients. Grab a bag of these all organic and locally sourced dog biscuits for the perfect pet stocking straight from Fort Collins, CO. The smell from the bakery is so intoxicating it makes you think twice about whether or not this would make a great human-based Fort Collins crafted stocking stuffers.
Conundrum Coffee- Craft Coffee is popping up around Fort Collins and rapidly catching the interest of locals and visitors alike due to its accessibility and it’s coolness factor. If you’ve never seen locally roasted coffee beans made from scratch into craft coffee then you haven’t fully appreciated coffee in it’s finest form. Conundrum Coffee is a way for you to get the same fresh, great tasting coffee that’s being brewed here in Fort Collins at your own home. This is the perfect gift for any coffee lover as they will truly taste a difference in quality. These beans are grown all over the word and shipped green to Conundrum Coffee where they roast them in house which means you are getting the freshest coffee in all the land.