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Artesanias y Mas

Artesanias y Mas is a local, family-owned business, selling Mexican handmade crafts, ice cream and treats, while offering check cashing, money transfers, tax services, and much more.

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What do you think makes our Fort Collins business community so special? 

We are hard workers and want to grow. We want to improve our lifestyle and many are ready for a change.  

What advice would you give to community members who are looking for ways to support our local businesses? 

To ask before going out to support other businesses. Many people think that by going to Denver or Longmont they will find everything and for cheaper.  

What’s one thing that would surprise people about your business? 

People will be surprised to see that we are always willing to help and learn with them as well. 

What do you love most about running a business in Fort Collins? 

That I can learn about different cultures since I get people from different countries. I enjoy working with people. 

Do you have any special events, promotions, products upcoming you would like to share with the community? 

Tax season is coming! We’re offering $20 off to whoever mentions that they saw our business through this interview with ForFortCollins or on the City’s social media.

What has the past year taught you about our Fort Collins community? 

We need to have patience since each culture and each person is unique and they want their own attention from they visit our business. 

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