Shannan Stoll

Shannan Stoll is a freelance writer and frequent contributor to YES! magazine.

Veggies at the Liquor Store — and 5 Other Ways to Bring Food to Your Community

1. Backyard bounty In the Westwood neighborhood of Denver, Re:farm Denver is growing a cooperative food economy from the backyard out. Re:farm supplies families with everything they need for backyard gardens, from irrigation systems to seeds. The program has grown rapidly,...

7 Practical Ideas for Compassionate Communities, From Free College to Debt Relief

1. 100,000 homes so far Teams of volunteers across the country hit the streets early in the morning to put a name and a face to the long-term homeless in their communities. The volunteers started canvassing at 4 a.m., combing...