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

Northeast Canton Grocery Store plan reveal- Open to the Public

We've been working hard at coming up with a plan for a Northeast Canton/Downtown Grocery Store and are excited to share the plan with you. At the plan unveiling we will: • Hear and see plans for the Grocery Store • Learn details about types of food and jobs that will be available at the […]

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StarkFresh Headquarters, 321 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, Ohio 44702
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Cleanout Time -Supermarket building clean up-Volunteers needed

All hands on deck! All throughout October and November we'll be cleaning out the building where the future supermarket will be going. Come lend a hand! We'll be here from 10am-3pm. Do you only have an hour or two to help out? We'll take it! Many hands make light work. We still have work to […]

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Supermarket, 1317 Gonder Ave SE
Canton, OH 44707 United States
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Conversations on Race Relations:Where do we go from here -Part 1

PLEASE SHARE!!!!! THIS IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE After a year-long conversation between community members, churches and citizens who want to see a meaningful, lasting change happen within our community, the seventh of several planned meetings has been scheduled for October 8th at 6:00pm. You are invited to join us at St. […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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Stark County Food Council Meeting: Time to Re-Engage!

The next general meeting has  been set for November 21st from 9am- 10:30am THIS IS A MEETING YOU SHOULD ATTEND! After slowing things down over the past six months to work on the council leadership and structure, we are now going back to full engagement work mode! At the meeting we will be: • Introducing the […]

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