Education Corner: Most People Waste More Food Than They Think – Here’s How To Fix It

Here we are are in the think of Earth Month, on a day designated as “Stop Food Waste Day,” and you probably don’t need to look further than your own kitchen or cafeteria to see edible food dumped.  In the U.S. more than 80 percent of food waste has been traced to homes and consumer-facing[…]

Saturday, April 20th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 7-10am (11 Market Locations)

With no income or residential income qualifications anyone can shop for produce tomorrow morning at one of our eleven market locations. Hours are 7-10am, first come first serve. 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.[…]

Education Corner: South Korea Tackles Food Waste

South Korea food waste recycle rate increased from 2.1% in 1995 to 90.2 % in 2016.  View this short video to learn how the people of South Korea are tackling food waste. South Korea Tackles Food Waste, from ABC News To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, April 13th – 18/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Hours: 7-10am

We will have 15 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in the Arizona this Saturday. Take advantage of the abundance of produce you can shop for. 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 Service Area(s) for Saturday, April 13th, Hours: April[…]

Education Corner: FDA, USDA, EPA Announce Strategy to ‘Win On Reducing Food Waste’

Read the full article of how the FDA, USDA, EPA Announce a strategy to ‘Win On Reducing Food Waste’ and reduce food loss and waste in the United Stated by 50 percent through showcasing and building partnership with the private industry. FDA, USDA, EPA Announce Strategy to ‘Win On Reducing Food Waste’, from Forbes To[…]

Education Corner: Interview with La Onda 1190 AM

View the interview in Spanish of Ms. Yolanda Soto, President & CEO of Borderlands Produce and La Onda 1190 AM regarding the four programs of the organization highlighting Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste serving 60 plus markets in the State of Arizona so people can eat healthy and be part of curbing green[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets – Sun. Apr. 7th – 8-11am or Until Sold Out

Don’t miss out on our special Spring Bonus Distribution at La Mesa Village Apartments, 655 S. Mesa Dr. in Mesa this Sunday, April 7 from 8-11am or until Sold Out. Thanks to an anonymous donor, supporters can contribute only $8 and shop for up 70 lbs. of produce. Thank you for helping Borderlands Produce Rescue[…]

Education Corner: Financial Assistance for People with Diabetes

Read this article to find more financial assistance for people with diabetes.  Included are resources for health insurance, companies that donate supplies and money-saving programs. Financial Assistance for People with Diabetes, from JDRF To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Education Corner: Thank You To The West Valley Mavericks Foundation

We would like thank The West Valley Mavericks Foundation for awarding Borderlands Produce Rescue a grant of $1,000 so we can continue to provide fresh nutritious rescued produce to the west valley communities and contribute to reducing the green gas from the Santa Cruz County Landfill. To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view[…]

Saturday, March 23rd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (13 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

—–Metro Phoenix and Pinal County Service Area(s) for Saturday, March 23rd, Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am—– * Crossroads United Methodist Church – 7901 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85020 * First Baptist Church of Scottsdale – 7025 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale 85251 * Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA – 14711 N. 59th Ave., Glendale 85306 * Islamic Center of[…]

Education Corner: 69 Percent of Brits Don’t Know Food Waste Contributes to Climate Change

When we purchase groceries or a meal, at times we tend to forget what is in the refrigerator and just throw it away.  Read this article from the Munchies based from a survey finds 69 percent of Brits don’t know food waste contributes to climate change. 69 Percent of Brits Don’t Know Food Waste Contributes[…]

Saturday, March 23rd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (13 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Please check back on Thursday, March 21st and/or Friday, March 22nd for up to date market locations and varieties of produce offered. #share #volunteer #borderlandsmarket #borderlandsproducerescue #freshproduce #rescuedproduce #producerescue #produceonwheelswithoutwaste #produceonwheels

Saturday, March 16th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (11 Markets Statewide) – 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! For every produce box you take home over 5 lbs. of[…]

Education Corner: Why and How to Measure Food Lost and Waste

Read how businesses can save money and the environment with this new practical guide for reducing food waste. Why and How to Measure Food Loss and Waste – From Commission for Environment Cooperation (CEC) To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, March 9th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (15 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

Come by and shop at one our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets tomorrow morning from the hours of 8-11am. Help us keep the produce out of the landfill and share with your friends and family members. Please help us by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can[…]

Saturday, March 9th – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (15 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

According to the article in The Swag, the average American throws away 300 lbs. of food per year, of that 20% of food that the average American buys is never eaten. Reducing food waste by just 15% would be enough to feed more than 25 million Americans every year. As a redistribution program P.O.W.W.O.W.’s vision[…]

Saturday, March 2nd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (16 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am

Delicious fruits and veggies tomorrow morning with no income or residential qualifications. Contribute $12 and shop for up to 70 lb.s but don’t forget to share with friends and family members. —–Metro Tucson and SO/SE AZ Service Area(s) for Saturday, March 2nd, Hours: 8:00am – 11:00am—– *Amado Pros (@ Longhorn Bar & Grill) – 28851[…]

Education Corner: KGUN 9: Curbing Hunger and Food Waste

Read the KGUN 9 article reporting how Borderlands rescue millions of pounds of fruit and veggies so everyone can eat nutritiously at an affordable cost while curbing food waste. KGUN 9: Curbing Hunger and Food Waste – From Ivan Rodriguez at KGUN 9 To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Education Corner: Produce Rescue: Nogales Group Feeds Vulnerable Communities as it Fights Food Waste

Read the Cronkite News’ article and view the video reporting how Borderlands Produce Rescue partners with nonprofit organizations like Arizona State University Tempe Campus, one of three campuses in the Metropolitan Phoenix area hosting the Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste program in food desert areas so vulnerable communities can eat fresh fruits and[…]

Saturday, February 23rd – 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Markets (13 Markets Statewide) – Hours: 8-11am (Unless Specified)

Food waste in landfills is by far the largest source in the waste stream and creates methane gas emissions that is harmful to our environment. Please help us curb the waste and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh fruits and veggies sharing with your friends and family with a $12 contribution (no income[…]

Education Corner: Americans Waste 150,000 Tons of Food Each Day – Equal to a Pound Per Person

Did you know Americans waste about a pound of food per person each day totaling 150,000 tons, with the people who have healthier diets rich in fruit and vegetables the most wasteful.  Fruit and vegetables were the most likely to be thrown out, followed by dairy and then meat.  This waste has an environmental impact,[…]

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[…]