In The News

May 4, 2022

Get up to 70 pounds of fresh produce for $15 in Arizona

ABC 15 Arizona

If you’re looking for a way to get the most bang for your buck when buying fresh and nutritious produce, you’re going to want to check out your local Produce on Wheels Without Waste (POWWOW) event; here you can get up to 70 pounds of fresh produce for a required $15 contribution.

Mar 31, 2022

Michele Arboisiere Interview with Arizona PBS

Arizona PBS

Borderlands Food Bank board member Michele Arboisiere talks about the program and the organization.

Feb 24, 2022

Community market aims to end food waste in Tucson starting Saturday, Feb. 26

ABC 9 KGUN Tucson

The Borderlands Produce Rescue (BPR) is forming a community produce market with the United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona (UCPSA), which aims to end food waste in the region.

Feb 21, 2022

Produce rescue: Nogales group feeds vulnerable communities as it fights food waste

Cronkite News

In biting cold on a recent Saturday, a group of people huddled underneath the solar panels on parking lot 59 at Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. They waited to take their pick from a cornucopia of zucchini, squash, watermelons and peppers that had been trucked in and piled onto tables.

Our mission is to supplement meals in Arizona communities with fresh nutritious rescued produce while reducing food waste and methane gas from landfills