Stark County Food: From Early Farming to Modern Meals
Whether it’s homemade chicken pot pie, a steak from Baker’s Café or a frozen custard at Meyer’s Lake, the food of Stark County has made mouths water for generations. The region’s unique soil nurtured a boom in agriculture, and growers like K.W. Zellers & Son Farms still make a living off the land today. Mom-and-pop grocery stores such as Flory’s and Lemmon’s served their neighborhoods. Long-gone restaurants like Mergus and Topp’s Chalet created delicious dishes and cherished memories. Families like the Millers and Swaldos have created nationally recognized destinations out of simple starts. Join authors Kim Kenney and Barb Abbott as they trace Stark County’s food history.