Saturday, March 21st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Borderlands Produce Rescue is a purveyor of food and has been for 25 years.  Our mission is to help families eat nutritiously at an affordable cost and to bring everyone together by shopping at our markets, keeping this unsold fresh produce out of the landfill helping our environment, we all need to do our part[…]

Saturday, March 14th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (9 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

No rain tomorrow morning so don’t forget to visit one of our 9 market locations this Saturday, March 14th from the hours of 8-11:00am (Unless Specified). 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[…]

Saturday, March 14th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (10 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

With the bountiful fruits and veggies you shopped for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market, what a great way to preserve your produce by canning, dehydrating, fermenting or even pickling.  The money you save by shopping at our markets for veggies you can spend at your supermarket for those other much needed items.  Produce On Wheels With[…]

Education Corner: Yes, You Need to Wash Your Produce. Here’s How.

Don’t forget to wash your fruits & veggies before you use it, moisture will enhance the growth of bacteria.  The Food and Drug Administration recommends washing produce under cold running water, wash your hands before and after you hand the produce too.  Scrub with a brush and/or gently rub the produce with your hands, depending[…]

Saturday, March 7th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (13 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us tomorrow morning at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market one of four major programs of Borderlands Produce Rescue, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill. Approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually are rescued so communities in surrounding areas can supplement meals to eat healthy[…]

Saturday, March 7th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (13 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market one of four major programs of Borderlands Produce Rescue, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually are rescued so communities in surrounding areas can supplement meals to eat healthy at an affordable[…]

Saturday, February 29th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (5 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market one of four major programs of Borderlands Produce Rescue, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually are rescued so communities in surrounding areas can supplement meals to eat healthy at an affordable[…]

Saturday, February 29th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (5 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market one of four major programs of Borderlands Produce Rescue, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually are rescued so communities in surrounding areas can supplement meals to eat healthy at an affordable[…]

Education Corner: Can the U.S. Slash Food Waste in Half in the Next Ten Years

San Francisco passed the nation’s first mandatory composting law a little over 10 years ago, requiring residents and businesses to separate food waste for municipal trash collection.  Composed has helped SF reduce its annual waste by 80 percent taken pressure off local landfills.  Can local governments be inspired to to take similar actions. Can the[…]

Saturday, February 22nd – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us tomorrow rain or shine at a one of our 13 market locations this Saturday, February 22nd 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. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for[…]

Saturday, February 15th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Get your produce tomorrow morning, Feb. 15th from 8-11am at one of our 15 markets listed below. With a $12 contribution you can shop for up to 70 lbs. of fruits and veggies. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours.  Please share your pictures and videos of the produce[…]

Education Corner: 4 Easy Ways You Can Cut Down on Food Waste Today

Two-thirds of households waste between 20% and 50% of Purchased food and even the least wasteful household threw out 8.7% of their food.  Help reduce food waste by adding these 4 tips into your kitchen duties. 4 Easy Ways You Can Fut Down on Food Waste Today, by Kathlyn Moncada at Better Homes & Gardens To[…]

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

Shop for your produce this Saturday, February 1st morning at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. Market locations from the hours of 8-11am. For a $12 contribution anyone with no income or residential qualifications can enjoy up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. […]

Saturday, February 8th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (12 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market one of four major programs of Borderlands Produce Rescue, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill. Approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually are rescued so communities in surrounding areas can supplement meals to eat healthy at an[…]

Saturday, February 1st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop for your produce this Saturday, February 1st morning at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. Market locations from the hours of 8-11am. For a $12 contribution anyone with no income or residential qualifications can enjoy up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. […]

Saturday, February 1st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Join us at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market one of four major programs supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill. Approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually are rescued so the communities in your surrounding area can supplement meals to eat healthy at an affordable cost. Visit one of our 13[…]

Education Corner: Table Scraps: Taking on Food Waste in Greater Phoenix

Read about the growing issue of food waste and what some Phoenix-area eateries, organizations, and everyday people are doing right. Table Scraps: Taking on Food Waste in Greater Phoenix, from Lauren Cusimano at Phoenix New Times To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, January 25th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Get you fresh produce tomorrow morning (January 25th) at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets from the hours of 8-11am. Anyone with no income or residential qualifications can shop for up to 70 lbs. of fruits and veggies with a $12 contribution. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. […]

Saturday, January 25th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Get to know Borderlands Produce Rescue and its four major programs supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Borderlands’ rescues approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually so the communities in the State of Arizona can supplement their meals by eating healthy.  Shop at one of our 10 market locations this Saturday, January[…]

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[…]