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

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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StarkFresh Headquarters, 321 Cherry Ave NE
Canton, Ohio 44702
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Help us bring back a SE Canton Supermarket! Volunteer to Cleanup

All hands on deck! All throughout October we'll be prepping the store and cleaning it out. Come lend a hand! We'll be here from 9am-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 do to clear out the inside […]

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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?

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. Paul's Episcopal Church, located at 425 Cleveland Ave SW in Canton, […]

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St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 425 Cleveland Ave SW
Canton, Ohio 44702
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StarkFresh Garlic Planting Workshop & Planting Party

StarkFresh Garlic Planting Workshop and Planting Party October 12th, 2019 9am-10am Workshop 10am-3pm Planting Party $5 admission includes a bag of garlic and a bucket of compost to take home with you At the workshop: • Come learn proper processing, planting and storage techniques for growing your own garlic at home • Learn about what […]

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$5
StarkFresh Cooperative Farm, 2643 19th St NE
Canton, Ohio 44705
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