• Changing Lives One Seed at a Time

    Promise of Peace Gardens works with folks across North Texas to transform vacant spaces into thriving places. P.O.P. Gardens serve as a context for folks from all backgrounds to come […]

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  • Agape P.O.P. Garden

    The Agape P.O.P. Garden was established in the spring of 2015 when Founding Director Elizabeth Dry and Pastor Martha Valencia saw the potential to build a place where community members […]

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  • Bayles P.O.P. Garden

    The Bayles P.O.P. Garden was established in the spring of 2016. Bayles Elementary has over 500 families who will benefit from fresh produce and cooking classes in our “Seed-to-Soul” program […]

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  • Emanuel P.O.P. Garden

    The Emmanuel P.O.P. Garden was established in late spring of 2016. P.O.P. partnered with the Emmanuel Lutheran Community Center to establish a garden where we would grow community with brotherhood […]

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Promise of Peace Mission Statement

Promise of Peace is a nonprofit seeking simple solutions for stagnant circumstances in our urban communities. Our presence helps to increase healthy lifestyles, school success, as well as positive engagement while transforming perspectives.

By providing access to horticultural and environmental education, our participants gain sense of place and respect for their community. Our new initiative, “Plant It Forward,” will provide kitchen gardens for deserving families across Dallas and beyond!

Promise of Peace Gardens

Promise of Peace Gardens works with folks across North Texas to transform vacant spaces into thriving places. P.O.P. Gardens serve as a context for folks from all backgrounds to come […]

P.O.P. Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun menu announced!

Join us as The Promise of Peace Community Gardens celebrates the installation of three new sites and launches its “Seed to Soul” programming to provide equal access to REAL food […]

SMU Mustang Heroes Feb2017

Gratitude to SMU Mustang Heroes

The SMU Mustang Heroes have volunteered at the POP Gardens for the past four years. They returned for the spring season this February and dug right in planting cabbage, onions, and some […]

P.O.P. Seed to Soul

The Promise of Peace (P.O.P.) Gardens was established in 2009 as an effort to bring diverse groups of people together on common ground while connecting to nature and learning to grow REAL food and […]

P.O.P. Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Join us as The Promise of Peace Community Gardens celebrates the installation of three new sites and launches its “Seed to Soul” programming to provide equal access to REAL food […]

Agape Garden in Dallas

Agape P.O.P. Garden

The Agape P.O.P. Garden was established in the spring of 2015 when Founding Director Elizabeth Dry and Pastor Martha Valencia saw the potential to build a place where community members […]

Bayles P.O.P. Garden

Bayles P.O.P. Garden

The Bayles P.O.P. Garden was established in the spring of 2016. Bayles Elementary has over 500 families who will benefit from fresh produce and cooking classes in our “Seed-to-Soul” program […]

Emanuel P.O.P. Garden

Emanuel P.O.P. Garden

The Emmanuel P.O.P. Garden was established in late spring of 2016. P.O.P. partnered with the Emmanuel Lutheran Community Center to establish a garden where we would grow community with brotherhood […]