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[…]

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[…]

Distribución local de verduras y frutas en Borderlands Food Bank con el programa: Veggies R’Us. Direct distribution of fresh produce to our local community with our Veggies R’Us program

(In english below) Distribución local a la comunidad de ambos Nogales cada semana de martes a viernes de 9:00am a 1:00pm en el almacén Borderlands Food Bank De martes a viernes de 9:00am – 1:00pm todas las semanas tenemos el programa de Veggies R’Us donde distribuimos verduras y frutas saludables a la comunidad de ambos Nogales. Durante[…]

Keep it out of the landfill: The basics of making home compost in the desert

Borderlands Food Bank has many partners that use our no longer edible produce to make compost that enriches the soil for their home garden plants. Zero waste is important to us, check out the composting in the desert information from University of Arizona’s Cooperative Extension program. What Is Compost? Compost is decomposed organic matter, produced[…]

Feeding Our Future – Borderlands Food Bank on Arizona Public Media

Listen to Yolanda Soto, Director of Borderlands Food Bank on Arizona Public Media. Click here: At a quarter to six on a Saturday morning, people are lining up in the parking lot of an industrial park on Ina Road and Oldfather. This is P.O.W.W.O.W., Produce on Wheels Without Waste. It’s a pop-up market. An hour ago,[…]

A lifeline to address hunger via ‘unwanted’ produce at border food warehouses

Borderlands Food Bank along with one of our partners, Compost Cats on the Arizona Sonora News. In 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture reported that between 30 to 40 percent of the American food supply is wasted. When most people think of food waste, they think of little Billy not finishing his dinner. They[…]