Family-owned businesses are becoming a thing of the past. But those that survive, not only survive but thrive!

 

Here is a handful of some of the most popular and loved family-owned and operated businesses in Maine. Some have been around for a few years, and some are going on their 12th generation! You'll notice that a lot of these businesses are around food - cafes, restaurants, pizza places...but not all. That's what makes Maine such a unique and special place - the people! Is your favorite family-owned business mentioned?

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