Stark County Food Book

Co-authored by Barb Abbott, Canton Food Tours founder, and Kim Kenney, Executive Director of the William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum.  Discover amazing stories behind well-known restaurants, growers, and families in Stark County who have made a distinct impact in food and tourism industries. The Jacob family of Bender’s Tavern, Miller family of Hartville Kitchen, and Swaldo family of Gervasi Vineyard, to name a few. Producers such as Brewster Cheese, Biery Cheese, K.W. Zellers, and Minerva Diary have a distribution reach that collectively extends throughout all 50 states and into dozens of countries. Learn their stories, and much much more. Readers will delight in early photos of farms, restaurants, advertisements, and “healthy” food recommendations. Barb and Kim trace Stark County’s food history from the earliest orchards and farms to today’s vibrant culinary scene.

Important Notes

If you would like your copy inscribed, please send an email to Barb Abbott after you complete your transaction to request your specific inscription.

If you would prefer to purchase the book in person, we can arrange pick up at the Canton Food Tours storefront, 555 Market Ave N in downtown Canton.  Email or call 330-495-0929 to schedule.

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