Debra Stark is the founder and CEO of Debra’s Natural Gourmet (1989), a natural product store in West Concord, Mass. National television shows like “20/20” have featured Debra’s Natural Gourmet, and Inc. Magazine selected Debra’s Natural Gourmet as one of the five home-town powerhouse businesses.
Debra has been the subject of articles in Investor’s Business Daily, Cooking Light and Yankee Magazine, in addition to natural product industry trade magazines such as Natural Food Merchandiser. She founded Stark Sisters Granola (1992), a company that manufactures award-winning, gourmet granolas praised by the likes of Bon Appetit, The Boston Globe and Chicago Tribune.
Often asked to speak about food and its connection to health, Debra is the author of three cookbooks, the last called "Blue Ribbon Edition; from our kitchen to yours."
Most recently, she launched "Eat Well Be Happy," a cooking show airing in 240 markets around the country, streaming on her store’s website and on the websites of independent natural product stores from coast to coast. Debra is a voice for organic, non-GMO and food that is delicious and makes people happy and healthy. In 2016, she was awarded legend status in the natural product industry by New Hope Natural Media. Today, she’s happy to report that her son is now co-owner and she hears a lot of, “And what were you thinking?” from him!