Jul 02

Okrapalooza 2015 – Entry form

Don’t miss Okrapalooza 2015 on September 13 from 11AM-2PM at the LOT (7530 E Grand Avenue, Dallas)!

Want to enter as a chef? Register here.

Want to attend? Learn more or buy a ticket!

Jun 30

We welcome our newest corporate partner: Fossil

We are pleased to announce that Fossil has joined us as a corporate partner!

Volunteers from the company will be helping to launch a two year plan to establish an urban farm at Bayles Elementary School in Dallas.

Join us for a fundraiser at Urban Vines on Garland Road on August 4th from 4PM – 7PM.

Jun 05

Our executive director, Elizabeth Dry, is in the news!

Read the article that appeared in the Dallas Morning News on June 4, 2015:

Retiring teacher plans to focus on Promise of Peace, a community garden nonprofit
http://www.dallasnews.com/news/community-news/white-rock-east-dallas/headlines/20150604-retiring-teacher-plans-to-focus-on-promice-of-peace-a-community-garden-nonprofit.ece

Photo credit: Daniel Murray

Apr 13

Photos from the POP Songs of Freedom Dinner

Check out photos from the Songs of Freedom dinner that was held on March 23, 2015. Thank you to Alison McLean – Split Coffee for the wonderful photos!

Apr 03

A new garden is born: Agape de los Milagros!

A new garden is born – at Agape de los Milagros – Garden of Miracles at 5111 Capitol.

Thank Home Depot for volunteers and veggie plants!

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View more photos here

Mar 28

Save the dates! Upcoming POP events

These two events will be held at 1435 San Saba. More details to come!

Home Grown Fun Run
May 15

White Rock East Garden Tour
May 27

Mar 27

Home Grown Summer Kids’ Camp

HOME GROWN P.O.P. KIDS Camp

Session 1: June 8th, 9th,10th
OR
Session 2: June 15th, 16th, 17th

10am – 2pm
Imagine Garden – 1435 San Saba

$150

Kids will experience nature, horticulture, art and garden to table cooking classes all for $150.00 for the three day session. Space is limited. We will serve 5 years – 12 years in a family-style setting. The camps will be held at the Imagine Garden – 1435 San Saba.

Register using PayPal and then email Elizabeth at ejdry54@yahoo.com to confirm your child’s reservation.

Feb 19

Songs of Freedom Dinner – March 23, 6-9PM

Join us for our Songs of Freedom Dinner at 3015 Trinity Groves on Monday, March 23 from 6-9PM. The evening will feature four fabulous celebrity chefs, four courses and wonderful music! Cost: $49.

Your participation will support the efforts of Promise of Peace Gardens to build two new gardens and help with the sustained efforts to grow and educate more communities!

Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

Feb 14

Save the Date: Agape Jardin de los Milagros Groundbreaking

Join us for the groundbreaking of our new Agape Jardin de los Milagros (5111 Capitol) on March 1st at 12:30.

There will be a silent auction showcasing the local restaurants and a Hoe Down Fundraiser!

We will announce a build day for all who want be part of the beautiful transformation of a vacant space into a thriving place! POP is now available to help others do this! Contact Elizabeth for more information.

Jan 05

Quotes from Quest for Quality Program Participants

Check out a few quotes from some of our Quest for Quality program participants:

“We are from 6 different high schools working together in the garden without conflict.” — David, age 16

“Usually I’m rushed or late but today in the garden there’s a slower rhythm and I fell like we are working in harmony.” — Jessie, age 15

“The plants, the soil and the insects are like family because they are all connected.” — Mario, age 12

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