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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


Okra Cook-Off at The Cotton Mill

Jun 30, 2021 08:35AM ● By Bernice Butler

Promise of Peace Gardens presents 12 local celebrity chefs and three musical guests on September 12 at The Cotton Mill, in McKinney, for the 12th annual Okrapalooza. All proceeds support growing food and social justice.

Promise of Peace, Gardens was established in 2009 because healthy food, well-being and quality education are fundamental human rights. They deliver programming at gardens and schools, conducting community markets and speaking to organizations and conferences.

Seeds and products from the garden are the perfect context for families, teachers and children to connect to nature. Their seed to table educational program is innovative, unique and powerful, reaching a broad audience by bridging the opportunity and education gaps through hands-on, real world explorations and experiences.

Tickets on Eventbrite. Location: 610 Elm St., McKinney. For more information, call 214-240-9220 or visit