Shiloh Field Community Garden

By Dani Blackburn

In the middle of the hustle and bustle of Denton, Texas, lies a quiet 14 1/2 acres at the corner of Nottingham Drive and Mingo Road. At first glance, the
land might seem simple, but those few acres known as Shiloh Field make up the largest community garden in the country.

Shiloh Field Community Garden was founded more than a decade ago when restaurant owner Gene Gumfory, who had made a career of feeding others, sat in a Sunday service at Denton Bible Church in July 2009 listening to a sermon on Matthew 14:16. It was in that moment feeding the people took
on a whole different meaning.

To read more, pick up a copy of the March/April issue of LiveIt magazine.