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[…]

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

We are happy to introduce a new customer service P.O.W.W.O.W. program called Drive Up and Take Away – for those who cannot wait in line or have disability issues.  You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per box and drive up to pick[…]

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[…]

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

PLEASE NOTE! Our unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets for September and October starts September 7th to continue support of our mission so everyone can eat healthy and reduce food waste in the landfill. Due to limited produce donations market(s) will be published via social media, newsletter and our website each mid-week if there will be a market[…]

Saturday, August 24th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (4 Market Locations)

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, August 24th, Hours: 6 – 9:00am * Crossroads United Methodist Church – 7901 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85020 * Glendale/Peoria Family[…]

Saturday, August 24th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (4 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! Help up us reach our goal of serving 2.3 million meals for the summer season. With the help of benevolent people coming out to volunteer at our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets over 805,000 pounds of produce has been distributed so everyone can eat healthy and reduce the food waste from the landfill. We can use[…]

Saturday, August 17th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (4 Market Locations)

Join us this Saturday, August 17th from the hours of 6-9:00am and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce at one of our 4 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations with a $12 contribution and no income or residential qualifications required. Please help your families, neighbors and friends by posting your pictures and videos of our[…]

Saturday, August 17th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (4 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! Over 2 million meals served since the start of the summer season in June. Borderlands could not have achieved this goal without the help of generous people coming out to volunteer at our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in the State of Arizona. Please help us reduce the millions of pounds of fresh produce annually from[…]

Saturday, August 10th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! We need your help to volunteer this Saturday, August 10th from 5-9:30am at CROSSROADS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 4450 W. RAY RD. IN CHANDLER. Sneakers are required, hats are optional and water will be available. Everyone who volunteers throughout the whole market can receive a free produce box. Bring your friends and family members[…]

Saturday, August 10th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! Without the help of volunteers at our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets we would not have been able to provide 1.8 million meals to the communities in the State of Arizona since June of the summer season. We appreciate the help so Borderlands can rescue and distribute the millions of pounds of fresh fruits and veggies[…]

Education Corner: We Must Transform Food Production to Save the World

Read this article to learn more about a report from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change proposing a major shift towards vegetarian and vegan diets to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We Must Transform Food Production to Save the World, from Robin McKie at The Guardian To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press[…]

Saturday, August 3rd – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! Help us this Saturday, August 3rd from the hours of 5-9:30am at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale (Scottsdale), Open Door Fellowship Church (Central Phoenix) and Saguaro Christian Church (Tucson) so Borderlands can reach its goal of distributing another 300,000 pounds of edible fruits and veggies for the month of August and reach a[…]

Saturday, August 3rd – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! So many non-profits are unable to accomplish what they do without the help of volunteers, we are one of those. We so appreciate volunteerism because we know that without you we simply cannot rescue and distribute the millions of pounds of fresh produce annually. We know that Arizona summers are hot making it[…]

Education Corner: 8 Different Types of Squash

Classified as fruits but often used as vegetables in cooking, learn the different types of summer and winter squash including their nutrition benefits. 8 Delicious Types of Squash, from SaVanna Shoemaker, MS, RDN, LD at EcoWatch To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.