Karing Kind Team by Mural

Karing Kind Wins BOCO Gold and MJBizCon Awards

Karing Kind Team by Mural


We got into this industry because we love cannabis, Boulder, and the people who live here. And since we opened our doors in 2014, we’ve had the privilege of representing the city as Boulder’s first recreational marijuana dispensary.

While recreational marijuana is often viewed as a tourist business, we recognize that it is our local Boulder, Lyons and Longmont customers who have helped shape our success. And as local business owners born right here in Boulder County, we’re always looking for ways to better serve our resident customers. We provide top quality products and service at affordable prices, and we take the time to find out what each customer is looking for and needs in order to customize our recommendations. And with our streamlined, customer-focused process, you’ll almost never have to stand in line or wait for your turn to browse.

We wouldn’t be here without you. So it’s only right that we celebrate you, our customers.


2021 Boulder County Gold People's Choice Award

2014-2021 BOCO Gold Award: Best Recreational Marijuana Shop

Thank you for once again voting us Boulder’s Best Recreational Marijuana Shop! 2021 marked the eighth year in a row we’ve had the privilege of taking this award home, and we couldn’t be prouder!

We know you have lots of dispensaries to choose from, and we work hard every day to give you the best experience as a cannabis consumer:

  • Great Location. Great views, open space, and a discreet shop location so you can browse without seeing anybody you don’t want to see.
  • Great Prices. We offer the state’s lowest marijuana tax rate, which saves our customers an average of more than $7.50 every single trip.
  • Great Selection. We carry the largest possible selection and variety of products while maintaining our industry-leading standards for quality and consistency.
  • Great Care. Our award-winning staff is happy to help you find the right product for your needs and tastes.

We grow our own flower right here in Boulder using the best available environmentally friendly methods and ingredients, ensuring our bud is of the highest quality and delivers the flavor, aroma, and high-THC you expect from top-tier strains. We also carry many hard-to-find strains that consumers would normally have to drive to Denver (or beyond) to get.

Our CO2 concentrates are clean-extracted, so you can taste every terpene and enjoy every cannabinoid every time you vape or dab. And we stock a wide selection of edibles and topicals so you can find the perfect product for your taste and preference every time you visit.

Learn how to vote in the next Boulder County Gold People’s Choice Awards

2021 BOCO Gold Award: Best Budtender

We know how important it is to have a budtender who offers the warmth, patience, and expertise you need to find the right products. And this year we’re honored to take home the first ever Boulder County Gold People’s Choice Award for Best Budtender!

2015, 2016, 2018 BOCO Gold Award: Best Customer Service

Even more exciting than winning Best Recreational Marijuana Shop, our staff has earned 1st place for Best Customer Service in Boulder three times since we opened our doors (2015, 2016, 2018), including multiple runners-up awards for customer service (including a tie with McGuckin in 2021). And we’re not just competing against other dispensaries, but ALL businesses in Boulder!

Our award-winning budtenders won’t just greet you with a smile, they’ll help you navigate our growing, best-in-Boulder selection of products so you can shop without the stress or pressure you might feel in other dispensaries.

Whether you’re looking for a new strain to try, a healthier edible without all the sugar, localized pain relief, or an intimate topical you can enjoy with your partner, we’re here to answer your questions and help you find the right product.

2018 MJBizCon LINX Lifetime Achievement Award

Operating Boulder’s first recreational marijuana dispensary has been an exciting and wild ride.

  • We had the very first LINX card transaction in the nation.
  • Karing Kind founder Dylan Donaldson was featured on an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
  • Our store was the first in Boulder to expand our hours for more convenient morning and late night shopping.
  • We were the first dispensary to sponsor a local highway or partner with Boulder’s nationally recognized music venues: Boulder Theater and Fox Theatre.
  • We have supported Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center since opening our doors.

We are constantly working to improve our customer services, from easy online ordering to email & text message notifications & exclusive savings so you know exactly when your favorite strain or brand is available and on sale. And we prioritize customer education, from our knowledgable budtenders to our extensive cannabis blog that details current events, tips & tricks, and more.

Every ounce of effort has gone toward making your experience better as a consumer. And at the 2018 MJBizCon in Las Vegas, Karing Kind and owner Dylan Donaldson were honored with the LINX Lifetime Achievement Award.

We’ve said it before and we’ll keep saying it: we wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for our amazing customers. We want to thank all of the local voters who continue to support our North Boulder business. Help us celebrate all things Boulder cannabis by sharing your Karing Kind story in the comments.

Shop at Boulder’s Best Recreational Marijuana Dispensary

As your dispensary options grow (dispensaries in Boulder outnumber McDonalds and Burger Kings combined), you may find yourself wondering if your dispensary experience is everything it could be. So the next time you’re in Boulder, make sure you stop by Karing Kind. Our award-winning customer service, state-low marijuana tax, daily deals, and wide selection of top-shelf bud, clean-extracted cannabis oil, soothing topicals and mouth-watering edibles are worth the trip.

Karing Kind is located just off of US-36, one mile north of Broadway, open MON-SUN from 9am to 10pm.

While we carry a variety of strains, concentrates, edibles, salves and tinctures, inventory and stock levels fluctuate from week to week and month to month. Check our menu and follow us on Twitter for an up-to-date list of edibles, concentrates and buds available.