#ShopLocal #ShopSmall: Showing Up for our Small Businesses

Small and locally-owned businesses appreciate our support all year-round, but it is especially cherished during the holidays. This season, we encourage you to #ShopLocal and #ShopSmall.

To get you started, we will be featuring DEDO partners through the month of December! Follow us on social media and bookmark this page as we highlight more small businesses in the coming weeks. On behalf of Denver Economic Development & Opportunity, thank you for your support! 

We will be adding to this list each week. Get to know a few of our DEDO partners today: 

Boxes of chocolate and logo of Cultura Chocolate

Cultura Chocolate is a Latina owned bean-to-bar chocolate making company with a mission to create truly amazing chocolate that has greater transparency, sustainability, and accessibility. Cultura looks forward to sharing their delicious chocolate journey with readers like you. Take a look!

 

 

Man and woman talking in office setting, and logo of Sunnyside Accounting

Sunnyside Accounting LLC is a local accounting practice focused on providing dependable and trustworthy service while maintaining a modern and honest business approach. Learn more!

 

 

 

Construction workers on the field and logo of PEAK Consulting

PEAK Consulting is a small, woman-owned firm providing federal, state, and local agencies with strategic approaches to their transportation planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes. They consult on some of Colorado’s largest infrastructure projects, helping improve safety and mobility. Read more about them! 

 

 

Cookies on table and logo of Miss Peabody's Southern Tea Cakes

Miss Peabody's Southern Tea Cakes is a Denver based company with a love for baking southern treats & desserts! This southern treat represents a time when families spent more time together and being neighborly was a way of life. Miss Peabody’s Tea Cakes hopes to inspire memories that remind you of the importance of caring for others. Discover their delicious recipes!

 

 

Taekwondo students and logo for Master Yosvany Taekwondo

Master Yosvany Taekwondo Academy teaches traditional WTF Taekwondo, in a positive and supportive environment. Their goal is to teach not only the physical aspects of martial arts but, also to instill the importance of family values, including the physical aspects of Taekwondo. Learn more!

 

 

logo of Nurture Wellcare Marketplace

Nurture Wellcare Marketplace is a community based WellCare marketplace focused on self-care offerings for everyone. Nurture is home to Nest Cafe + Bar, Nurturelings Child Care, Fitness Studios, Nurture Retailers, and Private Event Venue. Discover more! 

 

 

logo of American Automation Security

American Automation Security is a security company founded with the purpose of providing technology solutions. By partnering with Silvertrac, they can implement their real time reporting software into their security ecosystem. Read more!

 

 

logo of Convivio Café

Convivio Café is women & immigrant owned. Guatemalan-inspired café built around the idea of convivio — a get together where all are invited. Discover the tastes behind the farmer-roasted coffee and culturally-rooted food that celebrates the multicultural fabric of the West Denver community. Learn more

 

 

logo of Su Teatro Performing Arts Center

Su Teatro Cultural & Performing Arts Center was borne at the height of Chicano Civil Rights Movement, and since 1989 has produced full theatrical seasons. For nearly 50 years, Su Teatro has established a national reputation for homegrown productions that speak to the history and experience of Chicanos. Learn more!  

 

 

logo of Cake Crumbs Bakery & Café

Cake Crumbs Bakery & Café is a locally owned bakery and café located in the heart of Denver’s Park Hill Neighborhood. They are purveyors of tasty pastries, delicious house made food and beautiful custom cakes. Get to know them! 

 

 

logo of Jebena Ethiopian Coffee & Culture

Jebena Ethiopian Coffee & Culture is all about coffee, cuisine, and culture. Led by Chef Sara Gebre and her love for mixing ingredients to create something new, this small business seeks to bring community together all while offering the perfect cup of coffee and tasty food. Learn more about them! 

 

 

logo of The Zen Keeper

The Zen Keeper is a woman-owned bookkeeping business serving entrepreneurs from all walks of life. The Zen Keeper LLC exists to help clients achieve profits and peace of mind. Read more about them!  

 

 

logo of Niche Soap Company

Niche Soap Co. is a small soap manufacturing and sales business that delivers high-quality artisan soaps and other bath and body products. Take a look! 

 

 

 

Owners and logo of Sangre Azul Cocktailsl

Freshly Squozen Mixers by Sangre Azul is a Denver company crafting premium, authentic, mouthwatering, cocktail & mocktail recipes. 100% fruit freshly squozen into a bottle, no added sugars, preservatives, nada you can't pronounce - just juice. Look through the different options and recipe ideas! 

 

 

Logo and photo of interior of Hope Tank store

Hope Tank disrupts the traditional retail model to show that small businesses can have big impact. They exist to educate and inspire people to create real and lasting change in Denver and beyond. Get to know Hope Tank! Also, take a look at how Hope Tank amplifies the voices of small businesses via Westword's Small Business Spotlight.

 

 

Photo of a camper and logo of Wibtech business

Wibtech is a family-owned business that builds high quality custom teardrop camper trailers in the heart of Denver at an affordable price. See their creations to explore the outdoors