Produce Map: Find Your P.O.W.W.O.W. Market for Saturday, April 21st, 7-10am (Unless Specified)

Ready to shop for our 2017/2018 Produce on Wheels With-Out Waste Produce Season? Come out and join us at any of our 17 markets this Saturday, April 28th from the hours of 7:00am – 10:00am (Unless Specified) where you’ll be able to shop for up to 60lbs of fresh, rescued produce. Every week we have[…]

Saturday, April 21st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 7:00am – 10:00am (Unless Specified)

Hello P.O.W.W.O.W. Folks, NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags when you visit your market so volunteers can bag bulk varieties. Check out the produce offered for each host site. Visit one of our 17 market locations Statewide this Saturday, April 21st from 7:00am – 10:00am (unless specified). With no qualifications of any kind, anyone[…]

Saturday, April 14th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 7:00am – 10:00am (Unless Specified)

NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags when you visit your market so volunteers can bag bulk varieties. Happy Friday Everyone. Check out the varieties and limits offered at each P.O.W.W.O.W. host site. With no qualifications at all, visit one of our 15 market locations Statewide this Saturday, April 14th from 7:00am – 10:00am (unless[…]

New to P.O.W.W.O.W.

Are you new to the Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) program but do not know what to do next?  Not a problem, P.O.W.W.O.W. has no qualifications at all and is offered to everyone regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, citizenship and income.  When you decide on the P.O.W.W.O.W. market to visit, at the[…]

Saturday, April 7th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 7:00am – 10:00am

NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags when you visit your market so volunteers can bag bulk varieties. Check out the varieties we are offering at the 15 market locations Statewide this Saturday, April 7th from 7:00am – 10:00am. Anyone with a $10 contribution can shop for up to 60 lbs. of produce and to[…]

Saturday, March 31st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags to the P.O.W.W.O.W. market you visit Saturday morning so volunteers can bag the bulk items for supporters. Check out what we are offering at the 10 markets locations this Saturday, March 31st from 8:00am – 11:00am. Let’s help curb food waste and save mother earth. With a $10[…]

Saturday, March 24th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 8-11am

PLEASE Note! Bring you available grocery bags to the host site you will be visiting tomorrow morning for the bulk produce volunteers will be bagging for the supporters. Check out what you will be shopping at one of our 17 market locations Statewide this Saturday, March 24th from 8:00am – 11:00am. Be one of many[…]

ASU students get food during the Produce on Wheels Without Waste event in Tempe, Arizona

One of Borderlands’ most popular programs is Produce on Wheels With-Out Waste, or POWWOW, which is hosted on a weekly basis around Arizona and once a month on ASU’s West, Polytechnic and Tempe campuses. Every third Saturday of the month, Borderlands Food Bank partners with ASU Changemaker Central to provide 60 pounds of produce for only $10 for ASU students.[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Tomorrow Morning – Saturday, October 21st

Happy Friday Everyone. There will be two P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations tomorrow (SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st) morning from 6:00AM – 9:00AM at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. RAY RD., in CHANDLER and Pima Community College (@ Downtown Campus), 1255 N. STONE AVE., in TUCSON. Be sure to show up early so you won’t miss out on the[…]

Saturday, October 21st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

18 more days til the much anticipated 2017/2018 P.O.W.W.O.W. produce season starting Saturday, November 4th with many market locations in Arizona each Saturday. To view the produce season schedule please click on the link for market locations at www.borderlandsproducerescue.org/produce-calendar . ***PLEASE NOTE***  WE CANNOT GUARANTEE ALL VARIETIES OF PRODUCE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT EACH DISTRIBUTION[…]

Saturday, October 14th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Hello Supporters, We will have a P.O.W.W.O.W. Market this Saturday, October 14th from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am at LIFEBRIDGE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE (@ ORANGEWOOD CHURCH), 7510 N. 27TH AVE., IN PHOENIX AND AT TUCSON MEADOWS, 2121 S. PANTANO RD., IN TUCSON. The original $10 for 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce. Please check[…]

Saturday, October – P.O.W.W.O.W. – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Hello Everyone, Sorry for the late notice. We will be hosting a P.O.W.W.O.W. this SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7TH at CORONA BAPTIST CHURCH, 4450 W. RAY RD. IN CHANDLER FROM 6:00AM – 9:00AM. Hope to see everyone there. If you would like to volunteer and help at P.O.W.W.O.W. this Saturday, October 7th, please email us at info@borderlandsproducerescue.org.[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W Market – Saturday, September 23rd – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Hello P.O.W.W.O.W. Supporters, Please bring your extra plastic grocery bags so we can help bag the loose varieties and speed up the shopping process. Prepare for nice weather tomorrow morning (Saturday, September 23rd) when you are shopping at LIFEBRIDGE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE (@ ORANGEWOOD CHURCH) , 7510 N. 27TH AVE. IN PHOENIX from the HOURS of[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W., Sat., September 23rd, Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

We will be hosting a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste distribution market at LIFEBRIDGE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE (@ ORANGEWOOD CHURCH) , 7510 N. 27TH AVE. IN PHOENIX this SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD from the HOURS of 6:00am – 9:00am Sorry Metro Tucson and SO/SE Arizona service area we will try again next week. Check back[…]

Don’t Miss Out! – P.O.W.W.O.W. – Saturday, September 9th

Don’t Miss out! Tomorrow morning, Saturday, September 9th from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am, Borderlands Food Bank will be hosting a P.O.W.W.O.W. market at EMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH located at 1825 N. ALVERNON WAY in TUCSON. Sorry Metro Phoenix supporters we will try again. With a $10 contribution you can shop for up 60 lbs.[…]

Great P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution in Phoenix This Past Saturday.

Thank you Lifebridge Community Alliance located at 7510 N. 27th Ave. in Phoenix for hosting our last scheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. market for the summer season of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix Even though there were limited markets available thanks to the host sites and volunteers, Borderlands Food Bank was able to reach out to[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 26th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

This Saturday, August 26th will be the last scheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. market distribution for the summer season. We will be evaluating weekly for the months of September and October to determine if we have enough produce donations to host a P.O.W.W.O.W. market(s). Borderlands Food Bank would like to thank all supporters who have shopped at our[…]

Volunteers Who Make the P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution Successful

Volunteers are who make the P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution so successful. Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA located at 14711 N. 59th Ave. in Glendale distributed nearly 16,000 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce this past Saturday, August 19th. We hope everyone enjoyed the bonus items.  Again thank you for everyone who volunteered and made the distribution so much fun.[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 26th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

We will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 26th, hours: 6:00am – 9:00am. A $10 contribution for up to 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious produce. ————SO/SE Arizona and Metro Tucson Service Area————— • Sacred Heart Church – 601 E. Ft. Lowell, Tucson 85705 • Pascua Yaqui[…]

Make it a Date Night – @ Wisdom’s Cafe – Hours: 4:30pm – 7:00pm

Join us for a Date night at Wisdom’s Cafe, learn more about Borderlands Food Bank, our 4 programs and how we have been rescuing produce for over 23 years.  Receive a box of Medjool Dates (22 lbs.) with a shelf life of one year from 4:30pm – 7:00pm this Friday, August 18th.  For more information[…]

Not Even Rain Can Stop This Past Saturday’s P.O.W.W.O.W.

Not even the rain can stop the supporters to show up at the San Tan Valley Farmers Market & Bazaar (@ Combs High School), 2505 E. Germann Rd. in San Tan Valley. Borderlands appreciate the loyal volunteers who worked countless hours to make the P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution a success. Over 36,000 pounds of fresh nutritious[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 19th – 6:00am – 9:00am

We will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 19th, hours: 6:00am – 9:00am. A $10 contribution for up to 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious produce. Stay tuned for the map and varieties of produce offered. ————–Pinal County and Metro Phoenix Service Area————— • Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 12th – Hours May Vary

Thanks to our produce donors’ generosity, we will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 12th (Hours May Vary). Stay tuned for the map and varieties of produce offered. ————SO/SE Arizona and Metro Tucson Service Area————— * Saguaro Christian Church (HOURS: 6:00am – 9:00am) – 8302 E.[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 5th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Thanks to our produce donors’ generosity, we will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 5th from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am. Stay tuned for the map and varieties of produce offered. ————–Pinal County and Metro Phoenix Service Area————— * Corona Baptist Church – 4450 W.[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution (Metro Tucson Only – Saturday, July 29th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

We would like to say thank you to our produce donors’ genorosity, there will be a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, July 29th (In Metro Tucson Only) from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am. Stay tuned for the map and varieties of produce offered. * Sacred Heart Parish[…]

Legacy Foundation Family YMCA – July 15th P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution

Legacy Foundation Family YMCA located at 5517 N. 17th Ave. in Phoenix distributed over 12,600 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce to the many communities in Metro Phoenix. That equates to 210 produce boxes. Excellent!  The distribution would not be successful without the many thanks to the volunteers and the YMCA organization. Give them an[…]

Gompers – Summer Distribution – Saturday, July 8th

Even in the hot weather Gompers had a great following at the P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution this past Saturday, July 8 at 6602 N. 27th Ave. in Phoenix. We would like to thank all of the volunteers who showed up and made it fun. Approximately 19,800 lbs. of fresh rescued nutritious produce was distributed to the many[…]

Borderlands Food Bank supports community based composting programs

What is Compost? Compost is the end product of decomposition: It is part of the earth’s biological cycle of growth and decay. Organic materials, fruit and vegetables scraps, leaves, grass clippings, twigs, coffee grinds, etc., break down (thanks to the help of microorganisms, oxygen, and water) into dark, loose crumbly material that resembles rich soil.[…]