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[…]

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, 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.

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.