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

Celebrity Chef Showdown

Join Stark County's very first Celebrity Chef Showdown. This premier event is a mashup of your TV favorites! Think of this as what would happen if you took Chopped!, Cutthroat Kitchen, and Iron Chef and created a cooking competition using the best elements of them all, in other words a cooking version of Dancing with […]

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$20
Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, OH 44646 United States
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Courageous Conversations on Race Relations

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 second of several planned meetings has been scheduled for June 4th at 6:00pm. You are invited to join us at St. Paul's Episcopal […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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2019 Garlic Fest

On July 13th from 11am-2pm at StarkFresh Farm- 613 Rowland Ave Ne, Canton, OH. Bring the whole family down to our second annual Garlic Fest! We will be holding educational sessions where you can learn how to cook with fresh Garlic, how to plant Garlic, when to harvest Garlic, the health benefits of Garlic and […]

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StarkFresh Food Production & Job Skills Training Farm, 613 Rowland Ave NE
Canton, OH 44704 United States
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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Documentary Screening & Discussion

Documentary Screening of WASTED! The Story of Food Waste $5 admission Admission includes a post-screening discussion regarding Food Waste programs being created to combat the waste and how you can help in this effort. Refreshments, snacks and popcorn available for purchase September 19th 6:30pm In partnership with the Stark-Tuscarawas-Wayne Solid Waste District Please pre-register if […]

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$5
StarkFresh Headquarters, 321 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, Ohio 44702
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