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

Courageous Conversations Social Justice Book Club: EVICTED week 1

This is presented by: Mt Olive Baptist Church, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Canton, OH, StarkFresh, NAACP_Stark County, OH PLEASE SHARE!!!!! THIS IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE This is the first of 6 dates spread out over 3 months. There is no cost to participate and books and snacks are provided If you […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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CANCELLED* Food Justice Campus Workday

In our efforts to keep everyone safe during this pandemic, our Food Justice is Closed to outside groups until April 15th.  This will be rescheduled. Stay tuned. Spring is here and we have some great opportunities for you to lend us a hand with a bunch of small projects that we have on our "to […]

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Food Justice Campus, 321 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, Ohio 44702
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Courageous Conversations Social Justice Book Club: EVICTED week 2

This is presented by: Mt Olive Baptist Church, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Canton, OH, StarkFresh, NAACP_Stark County, OH PLEASE SHARE!!!!! THIS IS OPEN FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE This is the second of 6 dates spread out over 3 months. There is no cost to participate and books and snacks are provided If you […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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Food Justice Campus Workday

Spring is here and we have some great opportunities for you to lend us a hand with a bunch of small projects that we have on our "to do" list. Most of these jobs involve bending, twisting, reaching, lifting, ladder climbing and will result in you having dirt, paint, or both on your clothes afterward, […]

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