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Avery Brewing

Avery Brewing

Avery Brewing Company is a family-owned craft brewery in Boulder, Colorado. Since 1993, Avery has pioneered innovative beers by blending the art and science of brewing with ingenuity, creativity, and boldness. Avery bottles and cans more than 40 beers a year including White Rascal Belgian-Style White Ale, The Maharaja Imperial IPA, and Tweak.

www.AveryBrewing.com

  Artistworks Academy of Bluegrass

Artistworks Academy of Bluegrass

The Artistworks Academy of Bluegrass presents the most comprehensive beginner, intermediate and advanced online video lessons for flatpick guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, bass, and voice - combined with online chat, forums, study materials and exclusive interviews that are accessible 24/7. You'll have everything you need at your fingertips, regardless of your skill level. You can also learn through Video Exchange™ with your teacher and watch everyone else's too!

www.artistworks.com

Eco-Products

Eco-Products

Based in Boulder, CO, Eco-Products has grown from a small eco-friendly distributor in 1990 into the nation’s most recognized brand of environmental foodservice products. Eco-Products is the environmental choice for single-use cups, cutlery, plates and more, all made from recycled and plant-based materials -- green alternatives to traditional disposables. 

www.ecoproducts.com

Renewable Choice Energy

Renewable Choice Energy

Renewable Choice Energy is the national leader in offsetting homes, businesses and institutions with 100% new wind energy. Since 2002 we have worked with thousands of clients nationwide and have facilitated the largest green power purchase in history to Whole Foods Market in early 2006. Renewable Choice provides everyone - from Fortune 500 companies to music festivals to college students in their dorm rooms- the opportunity to choose a cleaner, more sustainable energy source.

www.renewablechoice.com

  Deering Banjos

Deering Banjos

Founded in 1975 by Janet and Greg Deering – over the past 40 years, they have made more than 100,000 banjos and every one of them has been crafted with special attention. Deering is a family-run business; and they regard their craftsmen, suppliers, dealers, and especially their customers as part of the Deering family. Their focus and passion is to create great banjos that enable you, as an artist, to enjoy expressing yourself and your music.

www.deeringbanjos.com

Beard Guitars

Beard Guitars

Beard Guitars is proud to sponsor the 2016  RockyGrass Bluegrass Dobro Contest. Designed and Built to meet the demands of touring professionals, Beard Guitars are constructed entirely in Hagerstown, MD by respected Luthier Paul Beard. Paul Beard has been building resonator guitars since 1985, innovating with new technologies and techniques while honoring the tradition of the Dopyera family. Today, Beard Guitars are enjoyed by fans, serious amateurs and touring professionals like Jerry Douglas, Andy Hall, LeRoy Mack, and the late Mike Auldridge.

www.BeardGuitars.com

Preston Thompson Guitars

Preston Thompson Guitars

Noted for their power and immediate, responsive voice, Preston Thompson Guitars pay tribute to the best American made instruments from the 1930's. Master guitar luthier Preston Thompson and his small team of highly skilled craftsman produce custom acoustic guitars that have the look, playing feel and above all, the sound of the best instruments from that original Golden Era of guitar making. Thompson Guitars are built strong and light with time tested designs and construction methods, providing a lifetime of enjoyment. Our instruments are handmade every step of the way, from the finest woods available.

www.PKTGuitars.com

San Juan Mandolins

San Juan Mandolins

Located in the San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado, luthier Bobby Wintringham specializes in making mandolin family instruments one at a time, with an emphasis on hand building and giving each instrument superior tone and playability while staying within the parameters of traditional mandolin design. A mandolin is a tool for musical expression; at San Juan Mandolins our goal is to make an instrument that inspires you, the player, to truly express yourself.

www.SanJuanMandolins.com

Verdot Violins

Thomas Verdot Violins

Thomas Verdot studied violin construction with the late Karl Roy, former head of the violin making school in Mittenwald, Germany, and he studied restoration with Hans J. Nebel, a fourth generation "Fiddle Maker" who was the former head of the restoration department of the Rembert Wurlitzer firm in New York. Now based in Columbia, MO, Verdot makes new instruments in the north Italian/south German tradition as well as a line of high quality violins & violas under the Paragon label.

www.VerdotViolins.com

C.F. Martin & Co. 

Martin Guitars

For well over a century and a half, The Martin Guitar Company has been continuously producing acoustic instruments that are acknowledged to be the finest in the world. The Martin Guitar Company has, through the years, managed to survive with each succeeding generation from C. F. Martin, Sr.’s Stauffer influenced creations of the 1830s to recent developments introduced by C. F. Martin IV. Continuous operation under family management is a feat bordering on the remarkable, reflecting six generations of dedication to the guitarmaker’s craft.

www.mguitar.com

Nechville Banjos 

Nechville Banjos

Nechville fulfills the needs of all performers from the grass roots all the way to top entertainers with their high quality, thought-out and trouble-free designs. Originating in the mid 1980s, Nechville Musical Products has blossomed into a world leader of banjo innovation and design. As a fully integrated manufacturer of several styles of banjos, Nechville holds patents on Helical mounted or Heli-mount banjos. Nechville has not only advanced the modern banjo, but introduced new improvements to the Bluegrass, Old-time and Traditional worlds. FLUX-Mounted necks have given openback and traditional bluegrass players infinitely more control over their set up and playing style while adding the benefit of portability.

www.nechville.com

 Meier Skis

Meier Skis

Meier Skis, based in Denver, Colorado, manufactures skis out of locally harvested Colorado Aspen and Pine Beetle Kill resulting in an award winning light and poppy ride. The handmade manufacturing process combined with the use of locally sourced materials may very well make Meier Skis the most sustainable ski manufactured in the world. Meier Skis, handmade skis from Colorado trees.

www.meierskis.com

 Craft 710 Concentrates

Craft Concentrates

Craft was founded with the goal of producing the highest quality concentrates in the industry. Since launching in 2015, we have expanded to two Colorado facilities based in Denver and Pueblo. We have over 130 employees and service more than 350 reputable dispensaries. Today, Craft is a household name that is synonymous with premium quality and best-in-class customer service.

www.craft710.com

 Allegro Handcrafted Coffee

Allegro Handcrafted Coffee

Allegro Coffee set out to share a vision of great coffee by establishing one of Colorado's first specialty coffee companies. Backed by three generations of coffee expertise, and founded in 1977 in Boulder, Colorado, Allegro was one of the first Certified Organic Roasters as of 1985. Allegro was purchased by Whole Foods Market in 1997 based on a similar goal to provide customers with the best tasting products sourced in a sustainable & environmentally conscious manner.

www.allegrocoffee.com

Boulder Weekly

Boulder Weekly

As Boulder County’s only independently owned newspaper, Boulder Weekly is dedicated to illuminating truth, advancing justice and protecting the First Amendment through ethical, no-holds-barred journalism and thought-provoking opinion writing. Free every Thursday since 1993, the Weekly also offers the county’s most comprehensive arts and entertainment coverage.

www.boulderweekly.com

Eldorado Natural Spring Water 

Eldorado Natural Spring Water

Eldorado Natural Spring Water bottles and delivery’s spring water that comes from a spring located in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The water is naturally purified as it rises through layers of sandstone under its own artesian pressure. The water is bottled with the utmost of care in its natural state and is not chemically treated in any way. This pure water is considered by many as the best-tasting water in the world.

www.eldoradosprings.com

Boulder Medical Center 

Boulder Medical Center

The Boulder Medical Center was founded in 1949 by 10 doctors who wanted their patients to have access to a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care under one roof. Almost 70 years later, we have expanded to over 75 providers and 300 support staff who practice in locations throughout Boulder County. Although our numbers have grown through the years, we're still independently owned by our physicians, which gives us the freedom to put patients' needs first. We're committed to our mission of engaging our patients in high-quality, compassionate health care.

www.BoulderMedicalCenter.com

Sierra Sage / Green Goo

Green Goo by Sierra Sage Herbs

Green Goo by Sierra Sage Herbs is a women-owned, family operated business and a certified B Corp. All our products are made in the USA with 100% natural ingredients. We started small, making products for friends, family, and the local farmers market. We now aim to make organic more available and more affordable, while educating the world on sustainable business and healthcare practices. As we have grown, we remain committed to our roots. We continue to support the community around us. Together, we move forward with a deep commitment to making pure products safe for you, your family, and the environment while making a positive impact on the planet. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

www.greengoohelps.com

Sunsense Solar 

Sunsense Solar

Established in 1990, Sunsense Solar has grown into one of the premier solar electric design and installation companies in Colorado. Sunsense provides turnkey services for solar electric systems of all sizes and specifications. The Sunsense goal is to proactively build a long-term, sustainable business based on quality, consistency, credibility and service to our clients.

www.sunsensesolar.com

 Red Bird Farms 

Red Bird Farms

Red Bird Farms is a privately held family company that has been under the same ownership for over 20 years.  Family values are the center of Red Bird's philosophy for a successful business. Red Bird Farms prides itself in being involved in our community. We regularly contribute with charitable giving, education, and volunteering. We enjoy helping each other and we believe it's important to stay involved. Red Bird Farms is a premium product and we believe the benefits of Red Bird Chicken can go beyond our own dinner tables.

www.redbirdfarms.com