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[…]

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, 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.

Saturday, July 27th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market – Hours: 6-9am (4 Locations)

Come out early in the morning and get your produce from the hours of 6-9:00am tomorrow morning, Saturday, July 27th 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 us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so[…]

Saturday, July 27th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (4 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! We reached the half million pound mark this summer season distributing fresh produce to the many communities so people can eat healthy and minimize food waste in the landfill. Thank you so much for everyone who has helped at the P.O.W.W.O.W. markets to keep our mission thriving. This Saturday, July 27th from the[…]

Recipe of the Week: Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Rye

Do you love a good grilled cheese sandwich but a healthy one?  Try adding delicious tomatoes from this Saturday’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market and eat a little healthier but not lose the comfort food classic taste.  Tomatoes are a major dietary source of antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many healthy benefits, including reduced risk of[…]

Saturday, July 20th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (6 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! We are in need of volunteers between 5-9:30am to help at ASU WEST CAMPUS, 4701 W. THUNDERBIRD RD. IN GLENDALE and ALDERSGATE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3530 N. 32ND ST. IN EAST PHOENIX this weekend so we can provide the best customer service to supporters who shops at our markets. Sneakers are required and[…]

Saturday, July 20th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market – Hours: 6-9am (6 Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! We are in need of volunteers to help at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in East Phoenix and Resurrection Lutheran Church in Oro Valley this weekend so more supporters can enjoy eating healthy with the fresh produce Borderlands has rescued. BPR has distributed over 479,000 lbs. since the start of the summer season in[…]

Saturday, July 13th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! We are in need of volunteers tomorrow morning to help at CORONA BAPTIST CHURCH, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from 5-9:30am. Sneakers are required and water will be available. Children under the age of 12 years of age would need to be accompanied by an adult. Court ordered individuals are welcomed. Anyone[…]

Saturday, July 13th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market – Hours: 6-9am (5 Locations)

Borderlands Produce Rescue would like to thank everyone who visited our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets since the beginning of our summer season in June distributing over 373,000 pounds of perfectly edible produce to the many communities so supporters can eat healthy.  Without your help of supporting our mission we would not be able to rescue over 30 million pounds[…]

Saturday, July 6th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

PLEASE NOTE! We are in need of help at any of our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets tomorrow morning. Anyone who volunteers throughout the whole market will receive a complimentary produce box or a gift voucher to another market of your choice. Just show up and join in or PM us. Shop til you drop tomorrow morning at[…]

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

It is time to replenish your refrigerator after Independence Day with edible fruits and veggies by shopping this Saturday morning, July 6th from 6-9:00am at one of our 5 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations. Anyone with no income or residential qualifications are welcome and supporters can enjoy selecting up to 70 lbs. of produce with a $12[…]

Saturday, June 29th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

Shop for your produce tomorrow morning starting at 6:00am at one of our 5 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations to share on Independence Day. Anyone with no income or residential qualifications are welcome. Introduce your friends and family members to our program and be part of saving Mother Earth. View our summer schedule from our website. Please[…]

Saturday, June 29th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market – Hours: 6-9am (5 Locations)

Over 260,000 pounds of perfectly edible produce have been distributed through our P.O.W.W.O.W markets in the State of Arizona this Summer season. Help us reach our goal of 300,000 pounds for the month of June. Thank you for the volunteers who have helped Borderlands distribute the fresh fruits and veggies so the communities at large[…]

Saturday, June 22nd – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (4 Market Locations)

Don’t forget to shop for you yummy produce tomorrow morning from 6-9:00am at one of our 4 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce. No residential or income qualifications are required. Bring your friends and family members to introduce them to a spectacular program so they can learn how[…]

Saturday, June 22nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market – Hours: 6-9am (4 Locations)

After three weekends into our summer season, 213,000 pounds of perfectly edible produce have been distributed through our P.O.W.W.O.W markets in the State of Arizona. We could not have been able to achieve our mission of curbing food waste and limiting the greenhouse gases from the landfill without the many volunteer efforts who have helped[…]

Saturday, June 15th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Markets – Hours: 6-9am (6 Market Locations)

With the help of our gracious volunteers the summer season has been a success distributing over 133,000 lbs. of fresh produce since the beginning of June so we can support our mission of keeping perfectly edible produce out of the landfill and reducing greenhouse gases. To keep the momentum going we need more volunteers to[…]

Saturday, June 15th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Markets – Hours: 6-9am (6 Locations)

With the help of our gracious volunteers the summer season has been a success distributing over 133,000 lbs. of fresh produce since the beginning of June so we can support our mission of keeping perfectly edible produce out of the landfill and reducing greenhouse gases. To keep the momentum going we need more volunteers to[…]

Recipe of the Week: Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips

Try this simple and yummy 35 minutes recipe of total preparation and cook time using yellow squash a variety we often have at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market. This type of squash is high in vitamins A, B6 and C, folate, magnesium, fber, riboflavin, phosphorous and potassium. Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips from Katerina at Diethood View other delicious[…]

Saturday, June 8th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

Thank you for a successful first weekend of our Summer Season re-distributing over 66,000 lbs. of fresh produce to the many communities, keeping it out of the landfill and reducing greenhouse gases.  Come join us this Saturday morning, June 8th from 6-9:00am at one of our 5 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fruits and[…]

Recipe of the Week: Jalapeno Jelly {A.K.A. Hot Pepper Jelly}

Make this delicious jelly recipe with the jalapenos you shopped from a P.O.W.W.O.W. market last weekend.  Jalapenos are low in calories, high in vitamins A, B6, C and K including fiber, folate and manganese. As a bonus the recipe also provides a step-by-step canning tutorial. Jalapeno Jelly {A.K.A. Hot Pepper Jelly} from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe[…]

Saturday, June 1st – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

Welcome to the start of our P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season (June through August) this weekend with limited markets available and hours will change from 6 – 9:00am so supporters will be more comfortable to shop during summer temperatures. Enjoy shopping for up to 70 lbs. of fruits and vegetables with a $12 contribution at one of[…]

Saturday, June 1st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Markets – Hours: 6-9am (5 Market Locations)

Welcome to the start of our P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season (June through August) this weekend with limited markets available and hours will change from 6 – 9:00am so supporters will be more comfortable to shop during summer temperatures. Thanks to everyone who has the inherent right to eat healthy and be part of re-distributing the fresh[…]

Saturday, May 25th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 7-10am (13 Market Locations)

Join us tomorrow morning for the last market of the produce season from 7-10am. Our mission of rescuing produce does not stop at the end of May, the Summer Distribution Season starts Saturday, June 1st (limited markets available). Hours are from 6 – 9:00am so it will be more comfortable for supporters to shop during[…]

Saturday, May 25th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 7-10am (13 Market Locations)

21% of water, 18% of cropland and 19% of fertilizer are used from resources to produce food that will only end up in the trash or landfill (Move for Hunger) annually. Join the movement and be part of curbing food waste by shopping at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets Statewide this Saturday, May 25th[…]

Recipe of the Week: Fairytale Pumpkin Bowl For Two

Make this delicious meal for a date night using a fairytale pumpkin, rice, lentils and veggies, also use the Pumpkin as a bowl to share.  Roast the seeds and use it for another night.  Fairytale Pumpkins are smooth, creamy and tender with a spicy and a mild, sweet flavor.  Fairytale’s are high in vitamin A[…]

Education Corner: The True Cost of Eating Healthy in These ‘Food Deserts’ Across America

Access to fresh fruit and vegetables might be a given to you, but this isn’t the case in some parts of America. The U.S. has numerous areas that are defined as food deserts, urban areas where the nearest grocery store is more than 1 mile away, and rural areas where the nearest grocery store is more[…]

Saturday, May 18th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 7-10am (10 Market Locations)

Drop by and shop for our great selection of produce at one of our 10 market tomorrow morning from 7-10am. Don’t forget to check the link below for the varieties offered at each market location. Our Summer Program Schedule can be viewed on our website at www.borderlandsproducerescue.org  starting Sunday, May 12, 2019. —– Metro Phoenix Service Area(s)[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Try this recipe using Acorn squash (offered at P.O.W.W.O.W. markets this past weekend), roasted in halves topped with quinoa as a main dish for vegetarian and gluten-free eaters.  Beautiful dish once completed to present also.  The winter squash contains vitamin A, B-6 and C, magnesium, potassium, fiber and antioxidants. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash from Cookie[…]

Education Corner: 11 Food Desert Heroes Making Change Across America

Access to fresh food is a problem in America affecting affecting millions of people.  Read more about the 11 Food Desert Heroes trying to make a change across America. Food Deserts is defined as “areas that lack access to affordable fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat milk, and other foods that make up a full and[…]

Saturday, May 11th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 7-10am (15 Market Locations)

Wishing you all a Happy Mother’s Day and reminding you that we also need to celebrate Mother Earth by curbing food waste and cutting green gas emissions to help save our planet. The ever so popular P.O.W.W.O.W. 18/19 produce season ends in May and our Summer Season will be starting Saturday, June 1st (limited markets[…]