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Natick family has cornered the market since 1938

From left: Francis, Robert, and Rick Ciccarelli in Tilly & Salvy’s Bacon Street Farm in Natick, where the family has run a market and garden center for more than 70 years. From left: Francis, Robert, and Rick Ciccarelli in Tilly & Salvy’s Bacon Street Farm in Natick, where the family has run a market and garden center for more than 70 years. (Photos By Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Lisa Zwirn
Globe Correspondent / October 7, 2009

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NATICK - Not many small, family-owned grocery stores have survived the onslaught of 24-hour convenience chains, mega-supermarkets, and warehouse clubs. Tilly & Salvy’s Bacon Street Farm, in a residential neighborhood here, is a holdout from another era. From 1938 to be exact. (Full article: 651 words)

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