Saturday, April 21st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 7:00am – 10:00am (Unless Specified)

Hello P.O.W.W.O.W. Folks, NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags when you visit your market so volunteers can bag bulk varieties. Check out the produce offered for each host site. Visit one of our 17 market locations Statewide this Saturday, April 21st from 7:00am – 10:00am (unless specified). With no qualifications of any kind, anyone[…]

Recipe of the Week: Spicy Dilly Beans

What a great way to use the large amount of green beans you shopped for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market and learn how to pickle it with this recipe.  It is truly delicious. Spicy Dill Pickles from Heidi at Foodiecrush. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Saturday, April 14th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 7:00am – 10:00am (Unless Specified)

NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags when you visit your market so volunteers can bag bulk varieties. Happy Friday Everyone. Check out the varieties and limits offered at each P.O.W.W.O.W. host site. With no qualifications at all, visit one of our 15 market locations Statewide this Saturday, April 14th from 7:00am – 10:00am (unless[…]

Recipe of the Week: Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns

Truly the most simplest, the most most healthy and delicious meal using the main variety from the P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Try the vegan and gluten free recipe. Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns from Sharon at The Honour System. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

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, April 7th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 7:00am – 10:00am

NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags when you visit your market so volunteers can bag bulk varieties. Check out the varieties we are offering at the 15 market locations Statewide this Saturday, April 7th from 7:00am – 10:00am. Anyone with a $10 contribution can shop for up to 60 lbs. of produce and to[…]

Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Eating your veggies and enjoying the sweetness of this recipe, what else can you ask for.  Fun to make and great for all ages.  Enjoy shopping for your varieties at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market this Saturday and thank you for helping to curb food waste. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread from Elizabeth Alcorn at MyRecipes. View other[…]

Cooking with Chef Todd – Calvary North Church – Saturday, April 7th, 7-10am

Calvary North Church located at 14201 N. 32nd St. in Phoenix will be having another creative and delicious cooking demonstration from 7-10am starring “Chef Todd” not only is he demonstrating his fabulous Culinary techniques but also teaching us how to use every part of the rescued veggie, whether it’s shriveled, ugly, or a little perished and[…]

Saturday, March 31st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Distribution – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

NOTE! Please bring your available grocery bags to the P.O.W.W.O.W. market you visit Saturday morning so volunteers can bag the bulk items for supporters. Check out what we are offering at the 10 markets locations this Saturday, March 31st from 8:00am – 11:00am. Let’s help curb food waste and save mother earth. With a $10[…]

Recipe of the Week: Baked Eggs in Stuffed Peppers

Let’s spice up your breakfast or brunch using bell peppers and butternut squash , a different alternative to what you are use to.  Varieties are available at our P.O.W.W.O.W. market this Saturday. Baked Eggs in Stuffed Peppers from Heidi at Foodiecrush. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Saturday, March 24th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 8-11am

PLEASE Note! Bring you available grocery bags to the host site you will be visiting tomorrow morning for the bulk produce volunteers will be bagging for the supporters. Check out what you will be shopping at one of our 17 market locations Statewide this Saturday, March 24th from 8:00am – 11:00am. Be one of many[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegan Banana Squash Coconut Curry

Try this fragrant, rich and earthy sweet squash with your recipe.  Banana Squash is available year round and also available at our P.O.W.W.O.W. market this Saturday. Vegan Banana Squash Coconut Curry from Lindsey Johnson at Cafe Johnsonia. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Saturday, March 17th – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

PLEASE NOTE! Bring your available grocery bags when shopping at our market tomorrow so volunteers can bag bulk item(s). Check out this Saturday, March 17th varieties! Come shop at one of our 14 market locations Statewide from 8:00am – 11:00am (Unless Specified), don’t forget you are also helping Borderlands curb food waste and save Mother[…]

Recipe of the Week: Cheesy Garlic Parmesean Spaghetti Squash

Do you want to eat more veggies?  Add a cheesy but creamy taste to Spinach and Spaghetti Squash a variety you can shop at this Saturday’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market. Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Spaghetti Squash from Peas and Crayons. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Saturday, March 3rd – Hours: 8-11am

PLEASE NOTE! Bring your extra grocery bags when you shop at one of our 15 markets locations Statewide this Saturday, March 3rd from 8:00am – 11:00am. Shop for up to 60 lbs. of fruits and veggies with a $10 contribution, with no qualifications of any kind plus you may contribute to as many produce boxes[…]

Recipe of the Week: Charred Squash Salad

Get ready for the spring season with this recipe using varieties of squashes you can shop for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Add fresh herbs for a special twist and don’t forget the cheese. Charred Squash Salad from Myrecipes. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Recipe of the Week: Cheddar Tomato Cobbler

Try this delicious recipe with some sweetness and cheesiness to a meat-free meal.  Be sure to shop for some of your varieties from this Saturday’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market. Cheddar Tomato Cobbler from MidwestLiving. View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

Saturday, February 17, 2018 – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

  PLEASE NOTE! Bring your extra grocery bags so the volunteers can help bag the bulk items in advance. Come out and shop at one of our 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations Statewide this Saturday, February 17th from 8:00am – 11:00am (Unless Specified). With no qualifications of any kind plus you may contribute to as many[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Market – Saturday, February 10th – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am (Unless Specified)

PLEASE NOTE! – Please bring your extra grocery bags to the P.O.W.W.O.W. pop-up market you visit so volunteers can bag bulk items. Check out great produce each site has available for you to shop at one of our 14 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations Statewide this Saturday, February 10th from 8:00am – 11:00am (Unless Specified). With no[…]

Recipe of the Week: Vegan Mexican Stuffed Peppers

  Try this healthy recipe made with beautiful colors and sweet peppers-yes the mild version of the spicy pepper family. The Mexican dish is great for anyone.  Go shop at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market and get some fresh, healthy and delicious produce. Vegan Mexican Stuffed Peppers from Maryea at Happy Healthy Mama

Saturday, February 3rd, P.O.W.W.O.W. Pop-Up Market, 8-11am

Please bring your extra bags to the host site you visit to help volunteers with bagging the bulk items. We have 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations Statewide this Saturday, February 3rd from 8:00am – 11:00am. Shop for your produce with a $10 contribution. There are no qualifications of any kind and you can contribute to as[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Saturday, January 27th, Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

PLEASE NOTE! We need your extra grocery bags so the volunteers pre-bag bulk varieties we are offering to supporters. Thank you. Enjoy shopping at one of our 18 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations Statewide this Saturday, January 27th from 8:00am – 11:00am. There are no qualifications of any kind and you can contribute to as many produce[…]

Recipe of the Week: Simple Gray Squash with Onions and Tomatoes

Using Gray (Mexican) Squash, a sweeter squash than the Italian (zucchini) in this recipe with onions and tomatoes is a perfect recipe to enjoy the healthy side of life.  You can shop for the majority of the ingredients at this Saturday’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Thank you Weave a Thousand Flavors. Simple Gray Squash with Onions and[…]

Recipe of the Week: Mexican Corn on the Cob (Elote)

  This recipe is one of the best corn on the cob recipes, with four easy to find ingredients.  Add a little ethnic zest to your recipe with mayonnaise and chili powder.  A video of how to make the recipe is also available.  Thank you Blakeyl from allrecipes.com. Mexican Corn of the Cob (Elote)  […]

Saturday, January 20th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

We have a new host site – Elevate Christian Church, 4655 S. 16th St., Phoenix 85040 joining the Borderlands family. Please help celebrate Elevate CC with their first P.O.W.W.O.W. market and make it a successful one.   Enjoy shopping at our 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations this Saturday, January 20th from the hours of 8:00am –[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Sat., January 6th – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

Hello Supporters, We are in need of plastic grocery bags, please bring your bags when you visit a P.O.W.W.O.W. market so our volunteers can bag the bulk/loose varieties and make it easier for all of you. Start off the new year by eating healthier for 2018 and beyond. We have 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations this[…]

Cooking Demo with Chef Todd – Calvary North Church – Saturday, January 6th

Chef Todd is back to provide his cooking demonstration and everyone is invited to taste the samples and learn different recipes that will make your meals simple, affordable and enjoyable.  Please stop by the demo booth  at Calvary North Church, 14201 N. 32nd St. in Phoenix this Saturday, December 2nd (starts at 8:00am) to “see[…]

Saturday, January 6th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

We hope everyone had a great and safe holiday. Let’s Start off the new year to eat and stay healthy for 2018 and beyond. We have a 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations this Saturday, January 6th from the hours of 8:00am – 11:00am. For a $10 contribution and with no qualifications of any kind, you can[…]

Saturday, December 30th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

Eat healthy and be safe to start off the 2018 year early by showing your family and friends what 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious produce looks like with a $10 contribution. Shop at your next market distribution tomorrow morning (Saturday, December 30th) from 8:00am – 11:00am with 10 market locations statewide.  Metro Phx. and Pinal[…]

Recipe of the Week: Zucchini, Olive and Cheese Quesadillas

Try this delicious vegetarian recipe for any day of the week, your children will be sure to enjoy it.  Some of the ingredients were offered from last Saturday, December 23rd P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  The Zucchini, Olive and Cheese Quesadillas recipe is by Cooking Light from MyRecipes.

Saturday, December 30th – 11 P.O.W.W.OW. markets – Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am

Woo Hoo! We have a 11 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations this Saturday, December 30th from the hours of 8:00am – 11:00am to show your family and friends on how eat healthier for the new year. For a $10 contribution and with no qualifications of any kind, you can shop for up to 60 lbs. of fresh[…]

Recipe of the Week: Ratatouille with White Beans & Polenta

Make this beautiful and healthy meal for your holiday party(ies) using Bell Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Eggplants and Italian Squash you will shop from one of the P.O.W.W.O.W. markets this Saturday, December 23rd from 8:00am – 11:00am.  The Ratatouille with White Beans & Polenta recipe is by Eatingwell Test Kitchen from EatingWell.

Recipe of the Week: Eggplant Lasagna Rolls

Call vegetarians and meat-eaters, this recipe is perfect for all kinds of palate.  Very nutritious, tasty and one of the varieties from the P.O.W.W.O.W. market last weekend is on the ingredient list.  Eggplant Lasagna Rolls by Hilary Meyers from Eatingwell.

Food Waste Experts: Virtual Water

From the editors of Food Waste Experts: We believe it is important to understand the connections between growing enough food, meeting rising energy needs and providing ample clean water for people around the world. Our everyday food, water and energy choices have a profound effect on each other and the environment.  Americans throw 40 percent of their[…]

From fresh produce to inmate job training, Nogales food bank fills a basket of needs

Borderlands Food Bank collects produce from Mexico, all of which is either excess produce for distributors or “ugly” produce that grocery stores won’t put on their shelves. Through several different programs, the nonprofit distributes the food to individuals and other nonprofit agencies across Arizona and in Sonora, Mexico.  Located about 1.5 miles away from the[…]

A new use for old produce

Between two lines of white-topped buffet tables stood a mountain of produce: multicolored mini peppers gathered into bulging shopping bags, flats of crimson tomatoes, heaps of pale green watermelons. The display was part of a weekly produce distribution dubbed P.O.W.W.O.W. — or “Produce on Wheels Without Waste.” On an August morning, Yolanda Soto and about[…]

Rescuing unwanted fruits, veggies: Arizona’s food waste could feed thousands

The amount of food that’s thrown away in America is staggering but “invisible,” experts say. Borderlands Food Bank is one Arizona organization that’s helping bring the problem into focus. Borderlands is one of a growing number of groups working to fight food waste in America, where more than 25 million people are unsure where their[…]