Oct 03

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 together and learn, grow, and support one another. We have built three gardens where we deliver programming to children and their families as they explore living a sustainable life. We grow, harvest and prepare fresh clean food that we savor on a lovely table, family style. The children and their families gain access to healthier life styles, community involvement and and a sense of stewardship for the planet. As we grow, the Promise of Peace Gardens’ intent is to ensure that every child in every community has clean, locally sourced food on their plate. You can help us build one 12′ X4′ raised bed for a donation of $300.00 that will teach an entire classroom! You can help us plant that plot with non GMO, chemical free seeds and plants for a donation of $100.00. If you’d like to sponsor a child for Home Grown Earth Camps, please donate $250.00 for one semester. Thank you you for helping POP change the the world one seed at a time.

Apr 08

P.O.P. Festival – April 16, 1-4PM

When: Saturday, April 16, 1-4PM

Where: The LOT, 7530 E. Grand Avenue, Dallas

Promise of Peace will host an incredible musical line up sponsored by Veritex bank in Lakewood! A lovely raffle will raise money for more gardens across East Dallas. Mack Price & Friends, Russ Hewitt, & Jacckson Eliwill rock the festival!

Apr 08

Agape Garden Market – 1st and 3rd Sundays, 12-4PM

Where:
5111 Capitol Ave

When: First and third Sundays, 12PM – 4PM

What:
Local eggs
Artisan pickles
Texas olive oil
and garden goodness

Stop by!

Mar 29

P.O.P. News

We are GROWING Together!
Visit the Agape Garden Market
1st & 3rd Sunday, noon – 4:00pm

WHOLE LOT o’ LOVE!
P.O.P. Music Festival
April 16th, 1:00 – 4:00pm
At THE LOT 7530 East Grand Ave.

VOTE to support Promise of Peace Gardens as We GROW DALLAS!

1. VOTE everyday through May 15th!
http://www.terracycle.com/en-US/contests/garnier-green-garden-giveaway

2. VOTE through April 18th
https://www.seedsofchangegrant.com/

Mar 24

Groundbreaking for Bayles Elementary: April 1

Press Release

Groundbreaking at Bayles Elementary
2444 Telegraph Ave., on April 1st at 1:30

A GROUNDBREAKING FOR PROSPERITY GARDEN at BAYLES ELEMENTARY

Promise of Peace Community Gardens, a non-profit, is delighted to announce the installation of its fifth garden in East Dallas. We continue to transform underutilized spaces in Dallas and connect, revive, and provide programming for our communities.

Join us on April 1st at 1:30 at Bayles Elementary, by the portables, for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Jardin de Prosperidad, Garden of Prosperity. The Fossil Group will be partnering with Promise of Peace to make this garden happen. There will be a brief ceremony with fresh bites as we step into a better tomorrow of prosperity in the community, and making sure everyone has enough!

If you’d like to be involved or donate gloves, garden tools, or money for soil, tool shed, etc – please visit promiseofpeace.us or email Elizabeth Dry at ejdry54@yahoo.com

Together – we can change lives one seed at a time!

Feb 20

Please vote for POP each day – TerraCycle Grant Contest

Promise of Peace Gardens is in the running to win an outdoor garden! Vote for Promise of Peace once a day – EVERY DAY! Voting ends May 15, 2016.

From the TerraCycle website:

Garnier and TerraCycle are partnering to build a green garden made from recycled materials for a deserving community organization. The garden will not only provide a community with a safe space to connect and enjoy nature, but it will allow residents to grow their own fresh food.

Garnier and TerraCycle have pre-selected six deserving community organizations. Your participation is needed to help choose the most deserving community organization to receive the Green Garden.

Vote here

Feb 20

Here Comes the Sun Dinner – March 20, 6-9PM

Come out and support The Promise of Peace Community Gardens as we gear up to make an even greater impact across our city, as we expand and provide more access to food justice and better lives for all!

This will be a five course, farm to table dinner with six stunning chefs! Chefs Chad Bowden of Culpepper Steakhouse, April Barney of Miller & Associates, Jason Skinner of 3015 Trinity Groves, Ryan Barnett of Stephan Pyles, Annie West of The Sweet Life Chef, and Dawn Knowlton of Pressed for Thyme will deliver a one of a kind dining experience, family style on March 20th at 3015 Trinity Groves.

The entertainment will be of a Beatles genre performed by our wonderful and talented friend Mack Price! Thank you so much for helping P.O.P. change lives one seed at a time!

When
Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Where
3015 at Trinity Groves – 3015 Gulden Lane Dallas, TX 75212

Cost
$100/person

Purchase tickets

Jan 23

Spring Home Grown EARTH Camps

Registration is open now for our spring EARTH camps.

Location:

Agape Jardin de los Milagros
5111 Capitol Ave

Dates:

March 26-April 16th
Saturdays 10:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $120

Spring Break Camp
March 14-March 18
7:30am – 4:30 pm
Cost: $225

All camps include our signature seed to table cooking with ingredients directly from the Imagine Garden – all healthy and delicious!

Kids will plant, tend and harvest in the garden and engage in garden inspired art explorations.

All classes are limited to 12 students.

Ages 4-12

Contact Elizabeth at 214-240-9220 to register.

Video

Nancy talks about prepping one of the beds at the Imagine garden

Video

Cooking with Spaghetti Squash and Greens

Video

Student shares why he wants a school garden

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