Of all the many businesses that Texasliving has featured, some are unique in that they are run by couples. Whether they got into it through a family business, a shared passion, or some other way, here are a few of the entrepreneurial couples that have been featured.
Bob and Janie Scarbrough | Scarbrough Haven | Lake Fork
Scarbrough Haven is a family-owned and operated botanical garden, event venue, retreat, and more, all wrapped into one very unique plot of land. This land nows spans 820 acres full of wooded areas, a waterfront, beautiful blooms, and winding pathways nestled on Lake Fork.
Roxanna and Alfredo Trevino | Nana’s Taqueria | Weslaco
With the combination of hard work, dedication, a deep desire to honor their heritage, and the support of the Rio Grande Valley community, the Trevinos have transformed Nana’s into the thriving establishment it is today. “We work hard every day to add to the Nana’s experience and bring a little piece of Mexico to Texas,” Roxanna said.
Sam and Kristin Hurd | Hurd & Honey | Denison
Hurd & Honey was created in December 2011 out of a simple need. Kristin had an overflowing book collection, and Sam, having recently left his position in the corporate world, set out to build a bookshelf for her. Finding he had both passion and skill with woodworking, Sam spent the next year building various pieces, learning and refining his craft and working with reclaimed wood, which would later become one of their signature processes. Over that time, he slowly began making different pieces. By January 2013, Hurd & Honey began selling what would later be known as their staple: reclaimed wood framed mirrors.
Beket and Joanne Griffith | Season’s Harvest | Cypress
Season’s Harvest is an eight-acre farm-to-table restaurant in Cypress, Texas that does not disappoint in dynaic and intriguing food choices. . . or in character. Owned and operated by Beket Griffith and his wife, Joanne, Season’s Harvest has been open for eight years, and four years ago moved to its current location in a cozy log cabin with a backyard garden. The Griffith family renovated this home upon purchse to create a quaint and comfortable setting both inside and out.