Saturday, September 19th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Tucson) – Hours: 7-10:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson. September and October are the months that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as many Arizona host sites. However, enough to continue to support Arizonans as much as possible.[…]

Saturday, September 19th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Tucson) – Hours: 7-10:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson. September and October are the months that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as many Arizona host sites. However, enough to continue to support Arizonans as much as possible.[…]

Recipe of the Week: Avocado Summer Rolls

Use fresh herbs and ingredients with this delicious recipe to make summer rolls.  Avocados were distributed at our P.O.W.W.O.W. market in Chandler last weekend and a great variety for all individuals.  Avocados are a great source of nutrients with Vitamins B2, B3, B5, B6 and C, folate, magnesium and potassium. Avocado Summer Rolls from Love &[…]

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 due to unemployment and/or shortage of groceries at the supermarkets by promoting more social distance from COViD-19, implementing a prepackaged produce box drive thru service at all of our markets. If the P.O.W.W.O.W. market is not accepting online orders due[…]

Saturday, September 12th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Chandler) – Hours: 6-9:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at Corona Baptist Church this Saturday. September and October are the months that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as many Arizona host sites. However, enough to continue to support Arizonans as much as possible. We will[…]

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, September 5th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Tucson) – Hours: 6-9:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson this Saturday. September is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as many Arizona host sites. However, enough to continue to support Arizonans as much as possible.[…]

Saturday, September 5th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Tucson) – Hours: 6-9:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson this Saturday. September is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as many Arizona host sites. However, enough to continue to support Arizonans as much as possible.[…]

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, August 29th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Chandler) – Hours: 6-9:00am

We are sorry to say St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church had to be cancelled this weekend, please enjoy our drive-thru service at Corona Baptist Church in Chandler this Saturday. August is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as[…]

Saturday, August 29th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Chandler) – Hours: 6-9:00am

We are sorry to say St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church had to be cancelled this weekend, please enjoy our drive-thru service at Corona Baptist Church in Chandler this Saturday. August is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning not as[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegan Tacos

Try this delicious vegan recipe using jerk-spiced jackfruit and mango avocado salsa packed in your tacos to add a big punch of flavor.  Jackfrutis are a popular meat substitute and a good source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber.  Mangos are low in calorie, high in fiber and a good source of vitamins A and[…]

Saturday, August 22nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Faith Tabernacle) – Hours: 7-10:00am

We are sorry to say that Amado Pros, Crossroads UMC in Phoenix and FBC Scottsdale had to be cancelled this weekend, please enjoy our drive-thru service at Faith Tabernacle this Saturday. August is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning[…]

Recipe of the Week: Heirloom Tomato and Pepper Toast with Whipped Ricotta

Try this delicious recipe with any type of tomatoes of your choice and serve it with velvety ricotta on top of your favorite toast.  Tomatoes are a major dietary source and a great source of vitamin C and K, potassium and folate.  Tomatoes has been linked to many health benefits including reduced risk of heart[…]

Saturday, August 15th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (2 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

We are sorry to say that Sonoita Produce On Wheels and Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Phoenix had to be cancelled this weekend, please enjoy the two available markets this Saturday. August is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning[…]

Saturday, August 15th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (2 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

We are sorry to say that Sonoita Produce On Wheels and Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Phoenix had to be cancelled this weekend, please enjoy the two available markets this Saturday. August is the month that we principally rescue our fresh produce from the hydroponic warehouses, not as plentiful and not as many varieties, meaning[…]

Saturday, August 8th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (2 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), August 1st. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, August 1st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (St. Luke Lutheran Church – Mesa) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), August 1st. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Recipe of the Week: Spinach Artichokes Zucchini Bites

Use your extra summers squash and spinach you received from a P.O.W.W.O.W. market last weekend to make this healthy but delicious appetizer recipe for your family.  Spinach is rich in vitamins A, C and K, magnesium, iron and manganese.  Eating this leafy green veggie may benefit eye health, reduce oxidative stress and reduce blood pressure[…]

New to P.O.W.W.O.W.

Are you new to the Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) one of four programs of Borderlands Produce Rescue?  P.O.W.W.O.W. has no qualifications and is offered to everyone regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, citizenship and income or geographic location.  All markets will have a pre-packaged produce box drive-thru service (first come first serve)[…]

Saturday, July 25th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (6 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), July 25th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, July 25th -P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (6 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, July 25th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:00-10:00am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Recipe of the Week: Pickled Squash

Ever run out of your main ingredient to make pickles?  Try this recipe using yellow squash (or summer squash).  This vegetable is high in vitamins A, B6 and C, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus and potassium. Pickled Squash from Brenda at A Farmgirl’s Dabbles View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Saturday, July 18th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (4 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), July 11th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, July 18th -P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (4 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, July 18th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Education Corner: Trico Awards $35,000 in POWER Grants to 6 Non-Profits

Trico, in coordination with the Trico Electric Cooperative Charitable Trust, has awarded $10,000 to Borderlands Produce Rescue one of six non-profit organizations providing critical services in Southern Arizona. Trico Awards $35,000 in POWER Grants to 6 Non-Profits – Trico Press Release To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, July 11th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season Market (5 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), July 11th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, July 11th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (5 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, July 11th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Education Corner: Coronavirus & Food Q&As

Read the questions and answers from the World Health Organization to discuss if food or produce is safe to eat during the Coronavirus pandemic. Coronavirus & Food Q&As – World Health Organization (WHO) To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, July 4th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (2 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), July 4th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, July 4th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (2 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, July 4th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Saturday, June 27th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), June 13th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, June 27th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, June 13th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Recipe of the Week: Avocado-Butternut Squash Noodles

Never thought this squash that was offered at last weekend’s market can be a great alternative to pasta and delicious too.  Butternut squash is high in vitamins A and C, magnesium, potassium, calcium and can go anywhere zucchini noodles can go. Butternut Squash Noodles from Makinze Gore at Delish View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week[…]

Saturday, June 20th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (6 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, June 13th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Saturday, June 13th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take Away service tomorrow morning (Saturday), June 13th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If[…]

Saturday, June 13th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market (7 Locations) – Hours: 7-10:00am

All of our Markets will be participating in the Drive Up and Take service for this Saturday, June 13th. You will have the option to contribute online $13 ($12 for the produce box and $1 for the PayPal processing fee) per reserved box and pick up between 7:30-9:30am (Please bring your PayPal receipt). If you[…]

Education Corner: Netflix, Restaurants on the Edge – Arizona

Watch us on a Netflix Original Series called Restaurants on the Edge Arizona edition (9:22) showcasing our P.O.W.W.O.W. market hosted at La Mesa Village Apartments in Mesa.  Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste is an Arizona program and one of four major programs for Borderlands Produce Rescue.  With no income or residential qualifications, anyone can[…]

Recipe of the Week: Avocado-Tomatillo Salsa Vede

Try this simple but delicious recipe that can go great with an appetizer or an entree.  Tomatillos just like their distant relatives are a fruit and are naturally low in sodium, high in potassium that can keep blood pressure levels down and loaded with vitamins A and C, which both act as antioxidants against free[…]

Education Corner: Please help Borderlands continue to help YOU sign the petition and share with your friends

As a nonprofit Borderlands is Apolitical but does ask State and District Representatives to step up to help with issues that affect our organization and in turn affect our supporters. State and District Representatives after-all are expected to be ambassadors of their districts.  P.O.W.W.O.W. is Borderland’s Arizona Program and we touch a multitude of Arizona[…]