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.) program but do not know what to do next?  Not a problem, P.O.W.W.O.W. has no qualifications at all and is offered to everyone regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, citizenship and income.  When you decide on the P.O.W.W.O.W. market to visit, at the[…]

Saturday, October 20th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Scottsdale and Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

It will be a beautiful morning and what a great opportunity to shop at one of our two P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets tomorrow, October 20th, First Baptist Church of Scottsdale and Most Holy Trinity Church in Tucson from the hours of 6-9am, please share our information with your friends and family members. Only 15 more days and[…]

Saturday, October 20th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Scottsdale and Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

We will have two P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets this Saturday, October 20th at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale and Most Holy Trinity Church in Tucson from the hours of 6-9am, please share our information with your friends and family members. Only 16 more days and counting until the start of the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season, be sure[…]

Recipe of the Week: Spicy Overripe Roasted Salsa

Yummy recipes using natural ingredients like tomatoes, jalapenos, onion, garlic and cilantro.  Roast your ingredients, delicious.  Tomatoes as a fruit is linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Spicy Overripe Roasted Salsa, Diabetic Living Magazine from EatingWell View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Produce Map: Find Your P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market (UnScheduled) for Saturday, October 20th, 6-9am

We will be hosting our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup markets for the months of September and October as our summer season markets end on Saturday, October 20th with 2 market location(s).  Due to the limited produce donations for each Saturday during the two months, our market location(s) will be posted by mid-week and hours will be from 6-9am.  The new produce[…]

Saturday, October 13th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Corona Baptist Church – Chandler) – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Phoenix Supporters, Rain or shine we will be open. Show up early so you will not miss out on the fresh rescued fruits and veggies this Saturday morning from the hours of 6-9am at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler. With no qualifications of any kind, anyone can contribute to as[…]

Saturday, October 13th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Corona Baptist Church – Chandler) – Hours: 6-9am

For this Saturday, October 13th we will be back in Metro Phoenix at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from the hours of 6-9am please help us spread the word. We will be back in Metro Tucson next week, stay tuned. Shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce[…]

Recipe of the Week: Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Try this simple but delicious recipe no matter if you are a meat eater or a vegan.  Eggplants are one of the ingredients from this recipe and varieties offered at our P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Eggplants are a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1 and copper.  A good source of manganese, vitamin B6, Niacin, potassium,[…]

Education Corner: Akshaya Venkatesh, One of our Own

Akshaya Venkatesh, a 14 years old STEM student and also a volunteer of Borderlands Produce Rescue who developed an app to rescue locally harvested produce from residents’ backyards also in the process of developing an app for our Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) program has been selected to the top 30 finalist[…]

Saturday, October 6th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church) – Hours: 6-9am

It will be a beautiful morning this weekend to shop for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh fruits and veggies with a $12 contribution and with no qualifications at the P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market located at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Ft. Lowell Rd. in Tucson from 6-9am. Help us spread the word with[…]

Saturday, October 6th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church) – Hours: 6-9am

Borderlands Produce Rescue is so excited to announce there will be 30 more days and counting until the start of the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season with the schedule publishing sometime Mid-October. We will be at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church this Saturday, October 6th from the hours of 6-9am please help us spread the word.[…]

Recipe of the Week: Sun-Dried Tomatoes

It is time to preserve your weekend haul of tomatoes.  No experience necessary just one days worth of work and a full year of enjoying your tomatoes.  With this recipe, you can use any kind of tomatoes, season as you wish. Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Mariam-From The Grapevine View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our[…]

Education Corner: Generation Waste: Why are Millennials Throwing Away So Much Food?

Read this article to find out why are the Mellinnials wasting so much food in the United Kingdom. Generation Waste: Why are Millennials Throwing Away So Much Food? from Somini Sengupta of the New York Times

Saturday, September 29th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Medicare Health Benefits in Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

Exciting News! Medicate Health Benefits in Tucson who will be hosting their Produce On Wheels PopUp Market this weekend from the hours of 6-9am will also sponsoring the first 250 supporters with a free produce box (one produce box per supporter). Be sure to be there bright and early, first come first serve. We will[…]

Recipe of the Week: Grilled Zucchini Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

Try this delicious vegetarian appetizer with different flavors using simple ingredients.  Several of the ingredients are offered last weekend and this weekend too. Grilled Zucchini Flatbread with Goat Cheese and Rosemary from Shelley at Two Healthy Kitchens View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Education Corner: How Much Food Do We Waste? Probably More Than You Think

United States is the #1 country in food waste but how do the other countries around the world compare to us? How Much Food Do We Waste?  Probably More Than You Think from Somini Sengupta of the New York Times

Saturday, September 22nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (First Baptist Church of Scottsdale) – Hours: 6-9am

Don’t miss out on the delicious fruits and veggies you can shop for this weekend at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale from 6-9am. Drop by early and get up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce with a $12 contribution and anyone with no qualifications is welcome. We will be back in Metro Tucson[…]

Saturday, September 22nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (First Baptist Church of Scottsdale) – Hours: 6-9am

This weekend we will be in Metro Phoenix for our unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. popup market(s) from the hours of 6-9am at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale. Drop by and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce with a $12 contribution and anyone with no qualifications is welcome. We will be back in[…]

Education Corner: 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Kitchen Waste

The U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that American consumers waste almost one pound of food per day, which equates to 225 to 290 pounds per person per year.  Learn 5 easy effective tips you can adopt to cut down on food and kitchen waste in your home. 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Kitchen[…]

Saturday, September 15th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (PCC Downtown Campus) – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Tucson Supporters, come and shop for your fruits and veggies at our P.O.W.W.O.W. popup market(s) this Saturday, September 15th morning at Pima Community College Downtown Campus. Don’t miss out on the 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce you can shop for with a $12 contribution and anyone with no qualifications is welcome. We[…]

Education Corner: How San Francisco is Becoming a Zero Waste City

Did you know cities around the world produce so much trash each day, there could be 3,100 miles of garbage trucks that could line up back to back.  Learn how one of the largest cities in the United States has set their ambitions to become zero waste by the year 2020. How San Francisco is[…]

Recipe of the Week: Tomato Eggplant Zucchini Bake with Garlic and Parmesan

What do you do when you brought home your produce from a P.O.W.W.O.W. market you shopped for this past Saturday but do not know what to cook with it?  Try this delicious recipe using the varieties from this past weekend.  A great recipe for working families. Tomato Eggplant Zucchini Bake with Garlic and Parmesan from[…]

Saturday, September 8th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

Come by our Produce On Wheels PopUp Market tomorrow morning for fresh produce at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W Ray Rd in Chandler. Anyone with no qualifications can contribute twelve dollars for up to seventy pounds of nutritious fruits and veggies. Show up early, first come first serve. Just as a reminder we are a[…]

Recipe of the Week: Tung Qua Wintermelon Squash

It does not need to be the fall season to have soup using the Tung Qua Wintermelon normally consumed in the Middle East and Asian countries.  Very delicious and nutritious.  This variety was offered at our P.O.W.W.O.W. market last weekend. Tung Qua Wintermelon Soup from Mildly Indian View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week[…]

Saturday, September 1st – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

C Our summer season ended last weekend and we will be hosting our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup markets for the months of September and October starting this Saturday, September 1st from the hours of 6-9am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson. Don’t worry Metro Phoenix supporters we will be back soon. Due to the[…]

Saturday, September 1st – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

Check out the varieties of fresh rescued produce we are offering this weekend at our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup market. Don’t worry Metro Phoenix supporters we will be back soon. Due to the limited produce donations for each Saturday during the two months, our market location(s) will be posted by mid-week. Just as a reminder we[…]

Recipe of the Week: Spicy Jalapeno Red Pepper Jelly

A staff member made a batch of this recipe and shared a jar with everyone, DELICIOUS!  Never thought the bell peppers and jalapenos she had extras of in her refrigerator gave it a sweeter taste, and she added the temperature to her liking.  Try it. Spicy Jalapeno Red Pepper Jelly from Pam at MyRecipes View[…]

Saturday, August 25th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

We will be hosting our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup markets for the months of September and October as our last summer season markets end this Saturday, August 25th. Due to the limited produce donations for each Saturday during the two months, our market location(s) will be posted by mid-week and hours will be from 6-9am. The[…]

Recipe of the Week: Eggplant Tostadas

Try this delicious recipe replacing the tostadas shells with eggplants and without the carbohydrates.  Add a little bit of chicken if that is your preference.  Eggplants were offered as one of our varieties from last week’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market. Eggplant Tostadas from Makinze at Delish View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous[…]

Saturday, August 18th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

Check out the varieties offered at each host site for tomorrow morning’s Produce On Wheels market. Curbing food waste is now everyone’s responsibility so please help educate your community and support Borderlands’ mission. Just as a reminder we are a re-distribution program designed for you to share and help others. You may not sell, barter[…]

Saturday, August 18th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

  Every time you eat fruits and veggies it is an opportunity to nourish your body. Contribute $12 at any of our 6 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations to shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce this Saturday, August 18th from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am. No qualifications of any kind and[…]

Education Corner: Appetite for Destruction: To Save The Planet, We Must Fight Food Waste

Find how it is both socially and ethically unacceptable that 30% of all food produced becomes wastage where one in nine people are undernourished.  Every year, $940 billion is lost and 4.4 billion tons of greenhouse gases are emitted in the production of food that will never be eaten. Appetite for Destruction:  To Save The[…]

Recipe of the Week: Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini

What a delicious way to use the remaining summer squash you have in your refrigerator.  Try this vegetarian recipe with your family and friends.  Shop for your zucchinis or yellow squash at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market. Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini Boats from The Stay at Home Chef View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our[…]

Saturday, August 11th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Season Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

  You can still eat fast and cheap but also nutritiously. Shop for up to 70 lbs of fresh nutritious rescued produce at one of the 5 market locations tomorrow morning. No qualifications of any kind and you can contribute to as many produce boxes as you wish. Curbing food waste by educating the communities[…]

Recipe of the Week: Garlic Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Move over cauliflower, steaming and sauteing veggies are over.  Every try roasting a less common veggie using cabbage?  Try this simple but delicious recipe using a variety that was offered last weekend at our P.O.W.W.O.W. market. Garlic Roasted Cabbage Wedges from Jaclyn at Cooking Classy View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our[…]