Saturday, January 5th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (16 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Come get your fruits and veggies tomorrow morning at a market of your choice from the listing below. Meet great people volunteering so supporters can shop for their produce. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwasteand #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more about our program. —–Metro Tucson and[…]

Saturday, January 5th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (16 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

A Great New Year’s Resolution is to eat healthier and contribute your part to helping save our planet by curbing food waste. You can accomplish this by shopping at one of our 16 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations this Saturday January 5, 2019, from the hours of 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. With a $12 contribution anyone without[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegan Basil Ricotta Pinwheels

rr Do you have a get together after the holidays and want to serve something healthy?  Try this vegan recipe, simple and delicious.  Basil contains anti-inflammatory qualities and compounds that fight the effects of aging.  Olives help control blood pressure and a good source of dietary fiber as an alternative to fruits and vegetables.  We[…]

Education Corner: 5 Things to Eat or Avoid if You Have Pre-Diabetes

If your diagnosed blood sugar level is 10 to 20 times more than normal consider food you should eat or avoid to help maintain at a pre-diabetes level. 5 Things to Eat or Avoid if You Have Pre-Diabetes from Health Minutes.  To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Education Corner: 4 Healthy Food Trends You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere in 2019

Find out what’s new and trending in the Nutrition world for the new year. 4 Healthy Food Trends You”ll Be Seeing Everywhere in 2019 from CookingLight To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Recipe of the Week: Super Easy Bruschetta

rr Try this recipe that is very simple to make and only takes 15 minutes.  Great appetizer for New Years party.  Roma tomatoes, also known as Italian or plum tomatoes are high in vitamin A, C and K.  Numerous studies have been found that a diet high in tomato products can help protect against breast,[…]

Saturday, December 22nd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (11 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

Plan your grocery shopping for your Christmas meals by visiting one of our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in Metro Phoenix and Tucson tomorrow morning. Everyone are welcomed and no income or residential qualifications are required. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can[…]

Recipe of the Week: Roasted Red Peppers and Cherry Tomatoes with Ricotta

rr Are you in need of a simple but delicious side dish to go along with your Christmas main meal?  Main ingredients are bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, olives and ricotta cheese.  Bell peppers are high in vitamin C, one bell pepper provides up to 169% of the recommend daily allowances.  Cherry tomatoes are fat free[…]

Education Corner: Farm Connected to Romaine Lettuce E.Coli Outbreak Recalls Cauliflower

A California farm connected to this fall’s massive romaine lettuce E.Coli outbreak has announced it is recalling one of it produce, Cauliflower.  Arizona is one of 10 States that was being sold to wholesalers.  Click on the link below to read further. Farm Connected to Romaine Lettuce E.Coli Outbreak Recalls Cauliflower from Alex Lasker, from AOL.Com[…]

Saturday, December 15th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (8 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am

We want to thank all our supporters for choosing P.O.W.W.O.W. to add nutritious fruits and veggies to your meals at the same time taking on the obligation that we all have to curb food waste and do our part to save our future planet!   Mother Nature is the principal determining factor for our farmers[…]

Recipe of the Week: Chipotle Black Bean Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole

rr Try this delicious vegetarian recipe with many healthy ingredients and inexpensive to make and can feed a big family.  Bell Peppers are 92 percent water and high in vitamin c and Zucchinis or Italian Squash are low in saturated fat, high in protein, vitamin a and other nutrients. Chipotle Black Bean Roasted Veggie Enchilada[…]

Education Corner: Three Easy Ways to Be Grateful for Your Food Scraps This Holiday Season

If you are cooking this holiday season and have extra food scraps or wondering how to curb food waste click on the link below to read more. Three Easy Ways to be Grateful for Your Food Scraps This Holiday Season from Aralyn Beaumont at Chefs Feed To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press[…]

Saturday, December 8th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (14 Markets Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

Mother Nature is the principal determining factor for our farmers and their crops. This year she has played havoc with the Mexican Agriculture having them cope first with Hurricanes and then a very unexpected freeze. This causes produce to be delayed thus P.O.W.W.O.W. has not had the usual donated amounts and varieties. We are still[…]

Saturday, December 8th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (15 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

We want to thank all our supporters for choosing P.O.W.W.O.W. to add nutritious fruits and veggies to your meals at the same time taking on the obligation that we all have to curb food waste and do our part to save our future planet!   Mother Nature is the principal determining factor for our farmers[…]

Recipe of the Week: Roasted Zucchini Flatbread with Hummus, Arugula, Goat Cheese, and Almonds

rr Roast zucchinis and add arugula, goat cheese and almonds to add a different flavor to this recipe.  Zucchinis or Italian Squash is high in vitamin c, carbohydrates, protein, fiber and other nutrients.  This summer squash is known to help with reducing weight, enhance vision and prevent diseases that occur as a result of vitamin[…]

Education Corner: Romain Lettuce is Not Safe to Eat Whatsoever, CDC Warns All of U.S.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is alerting all of United States to not eat any romaine lettuce including whole heads and hearts, chopped, organic and salad mixes with romaine until there is more information.  Click on the link below to read more. Romaine Lettuce is Not Safe to Eat Whatsoever, CDC Warns All[…]

Saturday, December 1st – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (13 Markets Locations) – Hours: 8-11am

Come by one of our 13 market locations to restock your refrigerator with up to 70 pounds of fruits and veggies. We thank everyone who shares our information and schedule paying it forward to friends and family helping everyone eat healthy. Just as a reminder we are a re-distribution program designed for you to share[…]

Saturday, December 1st – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (13 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am

We hope everyone had a safe and fruitful Thanksgiving holiday weekend with delicious turkey trimmings, sides of delicious fruits and veggies, and wonderful company.  It is now time to restock your refrigerator with up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce by shopping at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets this Saturday, December 1st from the[…]

Recipe of the Week: Eggplant Spaghetti Sandwiches – Sicilian Doppiette Di Melanzane

rr Try this vegetarian Sicilian main dish using only spaghetti, tomato sauce, cheese and eggplants at the main ingredients. Eggplants provide a good source of dietary fiber including vitamin B1 and copper while tomatoes provide a good source of the antioxidant lycopene which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart[…]

Education Corner: Is It Safer to Buy Packaged Fruits and Vegetables?

When you see pre-cut produce wrapped in Styrofoam and cellophane in the aisle of your favorite grocery store do you think it is safe to eat or as nutritious when it was picked? Is It Safer to Buy Packaged Fruits and Vegetables? from Jill Waldbieser at Men’s Health. To access our previous Education Corner postings,[…]

Saturday, November 24th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (13 Markets Locations) – Hours: 8-11am

PLEASE NOTE! Due to adverse weather in Mexico produce varieties will be limited this week (tomorrow, November 24th). We will have bonus products for you. Continue to help us save mother earth by shopping at our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets. Come by and fill up your fridge tomorrow morning at one of our 13 market locations in[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Lasagna! Ricotta Nut Cheese, Marinated Tofu

rr Want to try a vegan lasagna with no dairy and meatless?  This recipe uses non-dairy cheese and tofu and being dairy free.  Fresh tomatoes are included with the marinara sauce.  Yummy! Vegetable Lasagna!  Ricotta Nut Cheese, Marinated Tofu ,from Kathy at Healthy Happy Life View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous[…]

Education Corner: Austin Passes law Requiring Restaurants to Donate or Compost Uneaten Food

Read about the City of Austin, Texas hopping on board and being the first American city to pass a law requiring restaurants to donate or compost uneaten food.  Under the new law, all businesses that serve food-including restaurants, certain shops, farmer’s markets, and even sites involved in its preparation and processing-are forbidden from throwing away[…]

Saturday, November 17th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (14 Markets Locations) – Hours: 8-11am

Shop for your Thanksgiving produce this weekend Post your pictures and videos of our markets on social media and use #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more about our program and how important it is to save mother earth.   —–Metro Phoenix and Pinal County Service Area(s) for Saturday, November 17th, Hours: 8:00am –[…]

Education Corner: 6 Ways to Use Up Limp Vegetables

Learn how to save money and use the few extra veggies still in your refrigerator. 6 Ways to Use Up Limp Vegetables – Linda from KCET More previous postings of our Education Corners are located in the Press Room page of our website

Saturday, November 17th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution – Hours: 8-11am

Don’t forget to shop for your Thanksgiving fruits and veggies this Saturday, November 17th at one our our 14 market locations in the State of Arizona. With a $12 contribution you can enjoy a selection of fresh nutritious rescued produce everyone is welcome with no income or residential qualifications required. Post your pictures and videos[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegan Wild-Rice-Stuffed Butternut Squash

rr Prepare a delicious side dish or if you are vegan this delicious recipe can be a main dish for your family or for a party.  Butternut squash is also a good source of vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, and manganese. A cup of cubed butternut squash also provides 582 mg of[…]

Saturday, November 10th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (13 Markets Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Hours May Vary)

It will be a beautiful morning to shop for 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce with a $12 contribution at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations. Take advantage of it at only 17 cents a pound. Everyone is welcome with no income or residential qualifications required. We need your help to spread the[…]

Recipe of the Week: Cucumber Melon Smoothie

Though it might not be summer time anymore but it does not mean you cannot enjoy this delicious smoothie using cucumbers and honeydew melon from last weekend’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  This recipe is low in calorie and high in antioxidants. Cucumber Melon Smoothie,from The Reality of Skinny. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our[…]

Saturday, November 3rd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (14 Markets Locations) – Hours: 8-11am

Welcome to the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution starting tomorrow morning with 14 market locations in the State of Arizona from the hours of 8-11am. Help us spread the word about our program with your friends and family members so Borderlands Produce Rescue together with you can support the mission of curbing food waste.[…]

Recipe of the Week: Marinated Roasted Bell Peppers

First time trying at a salad bar and had to find a recipe.  Delicious and perfect vegans.  Bell Peppers are low in calories and exceptionally rich in vitamin C and other antioxidants. Marinated Roasted Bell Peppers, by Elsie at Simply Recipes View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Saturday, October 27th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Medicare Health Benefits in Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Supporters, The first 250 produce boxes will offered free (1 box per supporter) at our P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market graciously sponsored and hosted by Medicare Health Benefits, 2716 S. 6th Ave. in Tucson tomorrow morning from the hours of 6-9am. Shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce with a $12 contribution[…]

Saturday, October 27th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Medicare Health Benefits in Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

Only 9 more days and counting until the start of the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season, in the meantime we will be hosting our last popup market this Saturday, October 27th at Medicare Health Benefits (Community Resource Center) in Tucson from the hours of 6-9am. The first 250 produce boxes are free (1 box per supporter)[…]

Recipe of the Week: Healthy Zucchini Tots

Who can ever turn down tots?  Try the simple to make, nutritious and delicious recipe.  The main variety is being offered at this Saturday’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Zucchini contains zero fat, and is high in water and fiber.  It also contains significant amounts of vitamins B6, riboflavin, folate, C and K and minerals, like potassium and[…]

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.