Saturday, November 21st – 7th Annual P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season (11 Locations)

Welcome to our 7th Annual P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season with 10 markets hosting this Saturday, November 14th. We have implemented a prepackaged drive-thru service to promote the social distance for the COVID-19 pandemic from the hours of 8-11:00am (unless specified) and first come first serve. Drive your vehicle to the pre-determined registration area, contribute your $12[…]

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

Please Note! As a supporter, you can order online through our Drive Up and Take Away Service.  The cut off date/time for the participating market to order a produce box(es) is 2pm on Friday.  NOT TO Worry, you can still contributing $12 cash (per box) at any P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Hours are 8-11:00am and first come first[…]

Saturday, October 3rd – 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, October 3rd – 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 26th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Phoenix) – Hours: 6-9:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Phoenix. 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[…]

Saturday, September 26th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Produce Season (Phoenix) – Hours: 6-9:00am

Enjoy our drive-thru service at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Phoenix. 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[…]

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 Posted in Borderlands Blog, Borderlands Blog, Composting, Featured, Frequently Asked Questions, Monthly/Weekly Schedule, Press Room, Produce on Wheels, Recent Posts, Volunteer

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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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

Get your fresh produce tomorrow morning (Saturday), June 6th from the hours of 7-10am. During Covid-19, take advantage of our prepackaged drive-thru service by visiting one of our markets. Drive your vehicle to the predetermined registration area, contribute your $12 cash (exact change preferred and per produce box) and someone will load your produce box.[…]