Hello there!  We’re glad you found us! Now that you’re here, we’re sure you’re wondering what exactly is StarkFresh?  

We are constantly asked this question, with most people incorrectly assuming that all we do is help people with community gardens.  To truly understand what StarkFresh is, you need to understand what it is that we do.

Throughout Stark County, Ohio, we are doing life-changing work by

tackling the causes of hunger by creating realistic pathways out of poverty.

Click to learn more ABOUT why we do what we do! 

How do we create a meaningful impact throughout our community?  We’re glad you asked! See our CAUSES page for more information.

volunteer hours given since 2012

individual servings of food distributed via our Mobile Grocery Market since 2014

Seed Packets distributed through our Seed Library since 2015

The commercial  value of the Seed Packets distributed at no cost through our Seed Library since 2015

Vegetable seedlings started at our Training Farm since 2016

Upcoming Events

Social Justice Book Club • Book One • How To Be an Antiracist

This is a supportive program of Courageous Conversations on Race Relations, which are presented by: Mt. Olive Baptist Church, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, StarkFresh PLEASE SHARE!!!!! THIS IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE Chapter 1, 2, 3 will be discussed at this session. be sure you have read them. Each chapter is roughly […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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Help- Garlic needs to be planted, farm needs to be cleaned up

Just a few more full days of help and the farm will be ready for winter. Help us! All we have left to do is: • clean out the fields and compost the plants • plant garlic! HELP, HELP, HELP!!!! Address is 2643 19th St NE, Canton, OH. PLEASE NOTE: a phone or car GPS […]

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StarkFresh Cooperative Farm, 2643 19th St NE
Canton, Ohio 44705
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ThinkBIG :a Conversation on Employment & Entrepreneurship

Join StarkFresh for a THINKBIG community conversation centered on Food. Topic: Employment & Entrepreneurship Friday, October 25 from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Hosted by StarkFresh Facilitated by Raymont Johnson StarkFresh Food Justice Campus, 321 Cherry Avenue NE, Canton, Ohio 44702 RSVP today! Seats are limited. THINKBIG is a day of county-wide community conversations. Organized by […]

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Food Justice Campus, 321 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, Ohio 44702
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ThinkBIG : A Community Conversation on Environment & Public Space

Join StarkFresh for a THINKBIG community conversation centered on Food. Topic: Environment & Public Space Friday, October 25 from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Hosted by StarkFresh Facilitated by Derek Gordon StarkFresh Food Justice Campus, 321 Cherry Avenue NE, Canton, Ohio 44702 RSVP today! Seats are limited. THINKBIG is a day of county-wide community conversations. Organized […]

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Food Justice Campus, 321 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, Ohio 44702
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