• 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 Community & Chef 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 Elementary School Food 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 Community 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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Advocating transformation of vacant spaces into thriving places

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!

Emanuel P.O.P. Garden

Emanuel Community 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 […]