Boone Shear


Former Board Director

Boone is an Anthropologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In both his teaching and research, Boone works with a number of community organizations that are striving to build economies that privilege people and planet over profit.

Boone has been involved with Stone Soup since 2015 through projects that connect UMass students and resources to the Café, and to local food systems. On Saturdays, he can sometimes be found at Stone Soup with his 12-year-old daughter enjoying delicious food and interesting conversations.