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

Join us to save Mother Earth and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce sharing with your friends and family with a $12 contribution (no income or residential qualifications) at one of our 11 market locations in the State of Arizona tomorrow morning from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. Please help us by posting[…]

Education Corner: The Rocket Composter

Read this article from the Food Waste Experts introducing a revolutionary composter called “The Rocket”, designed to recycle food wastes from catering or food services on site.  By recycling these waste on site the need for costly collection and disposal for the waste is eliminated and a useful end product is produced instead. A great[…]

Education Corner: 10 Dirty Secrets From Your Supermarket Produce Departments

Learn the hard truth about the produce at your local supermarket.  From washing all your produce to the “dirty dozen”. 10 Dirty Secrets From Your Supermarket Produce Departments from Hannah Doolin at Delish .  To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, February 2nd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (15 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Come get your produce tomorrow morning at any of our 15 market locations and be part of curbing food waste. No income or residential qualifications of any kind. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more about our program. ——Metro Tucson and SO/SE[…]

Saturday, February 2nd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (15 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

According to the ‘food waste pyramid’ ensuring that food is eaten by people is the top priority, it is our right to have access to the abundance of fresh produce offered so it can be kept out of the landfill. Join us and shop at one of our 15 market locations in the State of[…]

Education Corner: Fruit Recalled from Walmart, Costco, and Aldi over Listeria Concerns

The US Food and Drug Administration has posted a recall notice for fresh fruit sold by Walmart, Costco, and Aldi in 18 states over possible listeria contamination.  Luckily Arizona is not included as part of the recall but this article in our Education Corner is a great education tool for everyone to understand how pre-packed[…]

Saturday, January 26th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (12 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Stop by one of our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets tomorrow morning for some fruits and veggies. We cannot forget the Furloughed Federal Workers too, remember to bring your federal ID (required) for $6 produce boxes. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can[…]

We Are Here to Help You – Furloughed Federal Workers

The need from Furloughed Federal Workers impacted by the Federal shutdown have been steadily increasing at our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets. Borderlands would like honor the federal workers of their hard work (federal ID required) with the ability to shop for up to 70 lbs. of fruits and veggies at any of our markets this Saturday, January[…]

Saturday, January 26th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (12 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Cutting food waste is a delicious way of saving money, helping to feed the world and protect the planet. Be part of our mission by shopping at one of our 12 market locations in the State of Arizona with a $12 contribution this Saturday January 26, 2019, from the hours of 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.[…]

Education Corner: Meet the App Creator Reducing Restaurant Food Waste While Making Dining Affordable

Read about David Rodriguez an app creator who is the talk of the tech industry with an app that lets users buy discounted, leftover food from local restaurants while helping to reduce waste. Meet the App Creator Reducing Restaurant Food Waste While Making Dining Affordable from Sarah Betancourt at NBC News.  To access our previous Education[…]

A Message From Yolanda Soto, President & CEO of Borderlands Produce Rescue

A message from Yolanda Soto, President and CEO of Borderlands Produce Rescue We are entering our 24th year of rescuing fresh produce and in 24 years I’ve never seen the beginning of a produce season like this one. Hurricanes, devastating rain storms and freezes has annihilated so many of the agricultural fields in Mexico that[…]

Saturday, January 19th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (12 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Hello Everyone, shop for your fresh fruits and veggies tomorrow morning at your favorite market (listed below). Thank you for contributing and being part of the team to help curb food waste. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand[…]

Saturday, January 19th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (12 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

Fruits and Vegetables are pure gifts from Mother nature, the most natural way to heal your body and make yourself whole again. Don’t allow this gift to end up in the landfill, visit one of our 12 market locations in the Sate of Arizona and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh produce with[…]

Education Corner: 10 Food Waste Facts

Read the 10 facts of how people around the world contribute to food waste.  It is time to be part of curbing food waste. 10 Food Waste Facts from Olio.  To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, January 12th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (15 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Come by tomorrow morning at one of our fifteen markets statewide to shop for your fruits and veggies. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more about our program. —–Just as a reminder we are a re-distribution program designed for you to share[…]

Saturday, January 12th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market Distribution (15 Market Locations) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces—just good food from fresh ingredients You can accomplish this by shopping at one of our 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations this Saturday January 12, 2019, from the hours of 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. We rescued this produce for you that did not sell, maybe due to size,[…]

Education Corner: Here’s Why You Should Be Washing All Your Produce Before You Use It – Yes, Even Onions

Washing your fruits and veggies before you cut, eat or cook is very important to your health and safety.  Read further to learn how you should be washing your produce and how it protects you. Here’s Why You Should Be Washing All Your Produce Before You Use It – Yes, Even Onions from Sara Lindberg[…]

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[…]

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.

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

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[…]