Saturday, May 23rd – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am (Unless Specified)

Get your fresh produce this Saturday, May 23rd from 8-11am (Unless Specified). During Covid-19, take advantage of our prepackaged drive-thru service by visiting one of our markets. Drive your vehicle to the predetermined registration area, contribute your $12 cash (exact change preferred and per produce box) and someone will load your produce box. First come[…]

Saturday, May 23rd – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am (Unless Specified)

Get your fresh produce this Saturday, May 23rd from 8-11am. During Covid-19, take advantage of our prepackaged drive-thru service by visiting one of our markets. Drive your vehicle to the predetermined registration area, contribute your $12 cash (exact change preferred and per produce box) and someone will load your produce box. First come first serve.[…]

Education Corner: Coronavirus and 5 Questions about Safe Snacking

Spending more time at home almost certainly means more snacking at home.  But the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is raising new concerns about our food choices.  Are some snacks better – or safer – than others? Coronavirus and 5 Questions about Safe Snacking – by Melanie Newkirk from John Hopkins Medicine To access our previous Education[…]

Saturday, May 16th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

We do apologize if your participating Drive-Up and Take Away P.O.W.W.O.W. market for this Saturday, May 16th is not offering online orders, but not to worry each market will have a pre-packaged produce box drive-thru service from 8-11am (first come first serve) to promote the social distance for Covid-19. Drive your vehicle to the pre-determined[…]

Saturday, May 16th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

We do apologize if your participating Drive-Up and Take Away P.O.W.W.O.W. market for this Saturday, May 16th is not offering online orders, but not to worry each market will have a pre-packaged produce box drive-thru service from 8-11am (first come first serve) to promote the social distance for Covid-19. Drive your vehicle to the pre-determined[…]

Drive Up and Take Away – A Customer Service Program of P.O.W.W.O.W.

Please Note! Borderlands Produce Rescue has been able to sustain the increase of new supporters either from unemployment and/or shortage of groceries at the supermarkets promoting more social distance from COViD-19 by implementing a prepackaged produce box drive thru service at all of our markets (if enough volunteers permit) and as an OPTION if the[…]

Education Corner: 7 Tips to Make Your Food Last While You #StayAtHome

Do your part to #StayAtHome to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.  That means a lot of cooking at home.  Ensuring food lasts as long as possible will cut down on shopping trips, help your wallet and bring an added benefit by reducing food waste, which contributes to climate change.  If you’ve stocked up on[…]

Saturday, April 25th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Welcome to our prepackaged produce box drive thru service this tomorrow, April 25th from 8-11am. Drive up to the parking lot of the market, contribute your $12 cash (per produce box and exact change preferred), someone will load your produce box. Please be patient and respect the services provided. First come first serve. Thank you.[…]

Saturday, April 25th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Since the onset of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in March, 46% of our P.O.W.W.O.W. have elected to not host fortunately we have 28 Arizona markets who have remained “on board”, with those 28 markets our distribution has increased by 24.5%.  Borderlands Produce Rescue has been able to sustain the increase of new supporters either from unemployment[…]

Saturday, April 18th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am

Pending if there are enough volunteers at each of our eight markets the P.O.W.W.OW. markets will have a pre-packed drive-thru service for this Saturday, April 11th from 8-11am, first come first serve. Please bring exact change to contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of produce. Don’t miss out!Thank you for everyone who have been[…]

Saturday, April 18th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 8-11:00am (Unless Specified)

Thank you for everyone who have been patient with our P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets Pre-Packed Drive Thru service due to Covid-19. Hours are from 8-11am and first come first serve. Stay in your vehicle and drive up to the registration area, contribute your $12 cash (exact change please) and someone will load your vehicle. For Drive Up[…]

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

Pending if there are enough volunteers at each of our eight markets the P.O.W.W.OW. markets will have a pre-packed drive-thru service for this Saturday, April 11th from 8-11am, first come first serve. Please bring exact change to contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of produce. Don’t miss out! View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W.[…]

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

Pending if there are enough volunteers at each of our eight markets the P.O.W.W.OW. markets will have a pre-packed drive-thru service for this Saturday, April 11th from 8-11am, first come first serve. Contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of produce. Don’t miss out! View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations[…]

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

We will have 8 markets tomorrow morning (Sat, Apr 4th) from 8-11am and first come first serve. If there are enough volunteers at each of our markets we will have a pre-packed drive-thru service. During COVID-19 we will not be requiring a P.O.W.W.O.W. ID for new or regular supporters. Preferably exact change of $12 contribution[…]

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[…]