Saturday, January 18th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Help us support our mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill by shopping at one of our 10 market locations this Saturday, January 18th from the hours of 8-11:00am. Every pound distributed helps us reach our goal annually of supplementing millions of meals to the many communities in the State of[…]

Education Corner: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell Slightly in 2019

Read how greenhouse gas emissions fell 2.1 percent in 2019 but agriculture, waste, land use, oil and gas methane jumped 4.4 percent. U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell Slightly in 2019, from Steven Mufson at The Washington Post To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, January 11th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop for your produce tomorrow at one of our 12 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations from the hours of 8-11:00am. With no income or residential qualifications anyone can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution. Everyone has the inherent right to eat healthy. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce[…]

Saturday, January 11th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

With the start of an exciting 2020 calendar year, we would like for all of you to help us support our mission.  Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters from our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets will help tackle food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Shop at one of our 12 market locations this Saturday, January 11th from the[…]

Saturday, January 4th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

We would like to thank all supporters and volunteers who helped Borderlands make the P.O.W.W.O.W. program a successful 18/19 produce season. Last season we were able to rescue and distribute over 5.3 million pounds of fresh produce and supplement over 14.7 million meals to the many communities in the State of Arizona reducing almost 400,000[…]

Education Corner: Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Food Insecurity

Read more about how one in eight individuals and one in six children experienced some form of hunger. Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Food Insecurity, from Janice Phillips at U.S. News To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, December 28th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

We hope everyone had a safe and joyous holiday filling your stomach with delicious trimmings. It is time to restock your fridge with delicious fruits and veggies by shopping at one of our 10 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets this Saturday, December 28th from the hours of 8-11:00am. Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters will help[…]

Saturday, December 21st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Please help us reach our goal of 80,000 pounds of produce distributed compared to Christmas time last year so more meals can be supplemented at an affordable price. Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters will help Borderlands mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases. Please help us continue our mission by shopping[…]

Saturday, December 21st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Please help us reach our goal of 80,000 pounds of produce distributed compared to Christmas time last year so more meals can be supplemented at an affordable price. Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters will help Borderlands mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases. Please help us continue our mission by shopping[…]

Education Corner: Chew On This: Farmers are using Food Waste to Make Electricity

Read about how Dairy farmers in Massachusetts are using food waste to create electricity. Chew on This:  Farmers are using Food Waste to Make Electricity, from Allison Aubrey at The Salt: NPR To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, December 14th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Since the start of the produce season in November, we have transported over 825,000 lbs. of fresh produce to the many P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in the State of Arizona so communities have the right to eat fruits and veggies at an affordable price. Please help us continue our mission by shopping at one of our 12[…]

Saturday, December 14th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Since the start of the produce season in November, we have transported over 825,000 lbs. of fresh produce to the many P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in the State of Arizona so communities have the right to eat fruits and veggies at an affordable price. Please help us continue our mission by shopping at one of our 12[…]

Saturday, December 7th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop this Saturday, December 7th from 8 – 11:00am at one of our 14 market locations listed below. With no income or residential qualifications anyone can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. Please share[…]

Saturday, December 7th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop this Saturday, December 7th from 8 – 11:00am at one of our 14 market locations listed below. With no income or residential qualifications anyone can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. Please share[…]

Education Corner: E.Coli Outbreak Linked to California Romaine Letter

Federal health officials are continuing to warn consumers to not eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, California for the remainder of the growing season.  More than 100 poeple in 23 states have been infected with a strain of E.Coli.  The CDC is advising consumers to not eat – and retailers not to sell – the lettuce harvested[…]

Saturday, November 23rd – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Many of you have been with us for many years shopping at our markets, helping curb food waste and paying it forward by sharing this great produce with others.  You also know that November always is our slow start up month, produce is starting to trickle in we may not have as many varieties for[…]

Education Corner: Voted Best Food-Insecurity Initiative

Thank you Phoenix Magazine for voting Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) the Best Food-Insecurity Initiative for 2019.  Click on the link below to read more. Best Food-Insecurity Initiative (P.O.W.W.O.W.), from Phoenix Magazine To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Education Corner: Why the U.S. Wastes More Food Thank Almost Any Other Country

Food waste is a critical problem.  The U.S. was recently ranked as the second most wasteful country in the world after Austraila.  Just one-third of food waste in the U.S. could end food insecurity if it could be successfully distributed to hose in need. Why the U.S. Wastes More Food Than Almost Any Other Country,[…]

Saturday, November 16th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

During the times in need for the striking workers at the Asarco Mine in Southern Arizona, show your AM ID and contribute $5 for a produce box to supplement your meals at the two P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in Tucson this weekend. Come by and shop for your fresh produce this Saturday, November 16th from 8 –[…]

Saturday, November 9th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Celebrate the Veterans Day weekend sharing the fresh rescued produce you shopped for this Saturday, November 9th from 8 – 11:00 am from 9 market locations in the State of Arizona with your families, friends or a veteran that you know. Anyone regardless of income or residential qualifications can enjoy shopping for up to 70[…]

Saturday, November 9th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Celebrate the Veterans Day weekend sharing the fresh rescued produce you shopped for this Saturday, November 9th from 8 – 11:00 am from 9 market locations in the State of Arizona with someone special. Anyone regardless of income or residential qualifications can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce at your favorite[…]

Education Corner: Environmental Impact of Food Waste in the US

Read this article to learn more about the way we eat, produce and waste food as being the greatest threat to our planet.  The food system is the largest consumer of natural resources and emitter to greenhouse gases. Environmental Impact of Food Waste in the US, from Think Eat Save To access our previous Education[…]

Saturday, November 2nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 8-11am

Enjoy a beautiful morning and shop for your produce at our first weekend market of the produce season tomorrow morning from 8 – 11:00 am with 13 locations in the State of Arizona. With no income or residential qualifications required shop for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce at your favorite market with a[…]

Saturday, October 26th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Come out and get the delicious fruits and veggies and great selection too, tomorrow morning from the hours of 6-9:00am. With no income or residential qualifications required supporters can shop for up to 70 lbs. of produce with a $12 contribution. Help us continue our mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the[…]

Saturday, October 26th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Market(s) – Hours: 6-9am

Find your favorite market(s) from our new 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Schedule available to view and download but don’t forget to tell your family members and friends of the multiple locations everyone with no income or residential qualifications required can shop every weekend starting Saturday, November 2nd.  We need your help to support our mission of reducing food waste[…]

Saturday, October 19th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Help us accomplish our goal of supplementing over 50,000 meals at our Pop-Up Market this tomorrow morning at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from 6-9:00am. Shop for up to 70 pounds of fresh rescued produce with a $12 contribution. Please share your pictures and videos of our markets with your families, neighbors[…]

Saturday, October 19th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Market(s) – Hours: 6-9am

This weekend we will be in Metro Phoenix to distribute another goal to help supplement over 50,000 meals at our Pop-Up Market this Saturday, October 19th at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from 6-9:00am. Shop for up to 70 pounds of fresh rescued produce with a $12 contribution. Please share your[…]

Saturday, October 12th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Tucson Supporters enjoy shopping at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson tomorrow morning, we also have a bonus item too not included with the 70 lbs. of produce weight. Please help your families, neighbors and friends by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more[…]

Saturday, October 12th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Market(s) – Hours: 6-9am

Our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season is just around the corner starting Saturday, November 2nd with multiple markets each weekend in the State of Arizona so everyone can eat healthy and reduce the food waste from the landfill. Help us reach our goal to distribute over 50,000 meals at our Pop-Up Market this Saturday, October 12th[…]

Saturday, October 5th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Come get your fresh fruits and veggies tomorrow morning. Please help your families, neighbors and friends by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more about our program. —–Metro Phoenix Service Area(s) for Saturday, October 5th, Hours: 6 – 9:00am * Crossroads United Methodist Church – 7901[…]

Saturday, October 5th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Markets – Hours: 6-9am

Get ready for our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season with everyone’s favorite markets back to help the many communities eat healthy and asking everyone to help reduce food waste on Saturday, November 2nd. The new schedule will be published soon, until then we have unscheduled Pop-Up Markets for October. Due to limited produce donations, the market(s)[…]

Saturday, September 28th – Unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Market – Hours: 6-9am

We do apologize Metro Phoenix supporters we will be in Tucson this weekend but will try again next week. Don’t miss out on delicious pickings tomorrow morning at Most Holy Trinity Church, 1300 N. Greasewood Rd. in Tucson. $12 for up to 70 Lbs. of produce. Hours are from 6-9:00am. Be there bright and early,[…]

Saturday, September 21st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Come and shop for your fresh produce tomorrow morning from 6-9am. Get there early and have fun. Please help your families, neighbors and friends by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more about our program. —–Metro Phoenix Service Area(s) for Saturday, September 21st, Hours: 6 –[…]

Saturday, September 21st – Unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Markets – Hours: 6-9am

Only 6 1/2 weeks until the start of the 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season with everyone’s favorite markets back to help the many communities eat healthy and asking everyone to help reduce food waste. The new schedule will be published soon, until then we have unscheduled Pop-Up Markets for September and October. Due to limited produce[…]

Saturday, September 14th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am

We’re back again in Metro Phoenix and Tucson, enjoy your experience by shopping at one of our unscheduled markets for up to 70 lbs. with no income or residential qualifications required. Please help your families, neighbors and friends by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more[…]

Saturday, September 14th – Unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Markets (2 Locations) – Hours: 6-9am

With the help of our generous volunteers over 900,000 pounds of produce and over 2.4 million meals was distributed during the summer season so many communities can be reached.  To continue our mission we can use your help this Saturday, September 14th from the hours of 5-9:30am at Corona Baptist Church (Chandler) or St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (Tucson).  Children under the age[…]

Saturdays – Unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Markets – Hours: 6-9am

  Our mission does not stop at the end of our Summer Season in August. We will continue to distribute fruits and veggies in September and October at unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Market(s) from the hours of 6-9:00am so everyone can eat healthy and reduce food waste. Due to limited produce donations, market(s) will be published[…]

Saturday, September 7th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am

Come and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution tomorrow morning from our P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Market at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Ft. Lowell Rd. in Tucson. Your support will help continue our mission of helping communities eat healthy while reducing food waste greenhouse gases from landfills.[…]

Saturday, September 7th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Markets – Hours: 6-9am

Our unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Markets for September and October start this weekend. Support our mission helping families eat healthy at the same time asking everyone to help reduce food waste. Due to limited produce donations, market(s) will be published via social media, newsletter and our website each mid-week announcing our pop-up market locations for Saturday[…]

Saturday, August 31st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (2 Market Locations)

Come get some delicious produce tomorrow morning from 6-9am – $12 for up to 70 Lbs. – —–Metro Tucson Service Area(s) for Saturday, August 31st, Hours: 6 – 9:00am * St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church – 1145 E. Ft. Lowell Rd., Tucson 85719 —–Metro Phoenix Service Area(s) for Saturday, August 31st, Hours: 6 – 9:00am[…]