5 P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Locations, Saturday, June 24th, Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

mitations, no income qualifications and everyone is welcome. Wake up early, beat the heat and be one of the first ones to shop at one of our 5 available markets locations this Saturday, June 24th, from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am. Locations are limited to the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of[…]

Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Markets on Saturday, June 24th

No age limitations, no income qualifications and everyone is welcome. Wake up early, beat the heat and be one of the first ones to shop on Saturday morning, June 24th from 6:00am – 9:00am at the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix and SE AZ/Metro Tucson[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution, June 10th Markets

Welcome to our second weekend of the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix and SE AZ/Metro Tucson service area. Our next distribution will be this Saturday, June 10th (HOURS MAY VARY AT EACH LOCATION). Locations are limited as most agency sites from the produce season are[…]

Another site who also had an outstanding and a great turnout

Another site who also had an outstanding and a great turnout this past Saturday, June 3rd. Thank you Corona Baptist Church located at 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler for a great kickoff for our 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution Season for June, July and August. Corona Baptist was able to distribute over 25,000 lbs. of[…]

Food Waste Experts: Virtual Water

From the editors of Food Waste Experts: We believe it is important to understand the connections between growing enough food, meeting rising energy needs and providing ample clean water for people around the world. Our everyday food, water and energy choices have a profound effect on each other and the environment.  Americans throw 40 percent of their[…]

1st Distribution of the Summer Distribution Season at Open Door Fellowship Church

Outstanding and a great turnout! Thank you Open Door Fellowship Church located at 8301 N. 19th Ave. in Phoenix for a great kickoff on Saturday, June 3rd for our 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution Season for June, July and August. Open Door was able to distribute over 17,000 lbs. of produce. The original $10 for 60[…]

Our Newest P.O.W.W.O.W. Partner will be Hosting this Saturday, June 10 from 6:00am – 9:00am

Our newest partner Gompers in Phoenix will be hosting their first P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution this Saturday, June 10th at 6601 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix 85017 from 6:00am – 9:00am. Let’s welcome Gompers into the Borderlands Food Bank and Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) family making their first distribution a successful one by shopping[…]

Produce On Wheels Summer Markets on June 10th

Welcome to our 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix and SE AZ/Metro Tucson service area. Our next distribution for the summer will be this Saturday, June 10th from 6:00am – 9:00am (Hours May Vary at Each Location). Locations are limited as most agency sites from the[…]

From fresh produce to inmate job training, Nogales food bank fills a basket of needs

Borderlands Food Bank collects produce from Mexico, all of which is either excess produce for distributors or “ugly” produce that grocery stores won’t put on their shelves. Through several different programs, the nonprofit distributes the food to individuals and other nonprofit agencies across Arizona and in Sonora, Mexico.  Located about 1.5 miles away from the[…]

A new use for old produce

Between two lines of white-topped buffet tables stood a mountain of produce: multicolored mini peppers gathered into bulging shopping bags, flats of crimson tomatoes, heaps of pale green watermelons. The display was part of a weekly produce distribution dubbed P.O.W.W.O.W. — or “Produce on Wheels Without Waste.” On an August morning, Yolanda Soto and about[…]