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.

P.O.W.W.O.W. Tomorrow Morning – Saturday, October 21st

Happy Friday Everyone. There will be two P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations tomorrow (SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st) morning from 6:00AM – 9:00AM at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. RAY RD., in CHANDLER and Pima Community College (@ Downtown Campus), 1255 N. STONE AVE., in TUCSON. Be sure to show up early so you won’t miss out on the[…]

Saturday, October 21st – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

18 more days til the much anticipated 2017/2018 P.O.W.W.O.W. produce season starting Saturday, November 4th with many market locations in Arizona each Saturday. To view the produce season schedule please click on the link for market locations at www.borderlandsproducerescue.org/produce-calendar . ***PLEASE NOTE***  WE CANNOT GUARANTEE ALL VARIETIES OF PRODUCE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT EACH DISTRIBUTION[…]

Recipe of the Week: Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips

Try this simple and yummy 35 minutes recipe of total preparation time to prepare and cook using yellow squash a variety from last week’s and this week’s P.O.W.W.O.W. market you shopped at.  Please share the Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips recipe from Katerina at Diethood to your friends and families.  

Saturday, October 14th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Market – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Hello Supporters, We will have a P.O.W.W.O.W. Market this Saturday, October 14th from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am at LIFEBRIDGE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE (@ ORANGEWOOD CHURCH), 7510 N. 27TH AVE., IN PHOENIX AND AT TUCSON MEADOWS, 2121 S. PANTANO RD., IN TUCSON. The original $10 for 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce. Please check[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W Market – Saturday, September 23rd – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Hello P.O.W.W.O.W. Supporters, Please bring your extra plastic grocery bags so we can help bag the loose varieties and speed up the shopping process. Prepare for nice weather tomorrow morning (Saturday, September 23rd) when you are shopping at LIFEBRIDGE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE (@ ORANGEWOOD CHURCH) , 7510 N. 27TH AVE. IN PHOENIX from the HOURS of[…]

Recipe of the Week: Caramel Date Sauce

Try this simple but delicious recipe, Caramel Date Sauce from Dallas at Rabbit Food for My Bunny Teeth using the free complimentary bonus item of Medjool Dates with slices of apples to start off early for the Fall Season. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for up-to-date P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations, variety of produce offered, recipe of[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W., Sat., September 23rd, Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

We will be hosting a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste distribution market at LIFEBRIDGE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE (@ ORANGEWOOD CHURCH) , 7510 N. 27TH AVE. IN PHOENIX this SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23RD from the HOURS of 6:00am – 9:00am Sorry Metro Tucson and SO/SE Arizona service area we will try again next week. Check back[…]

Great P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution in Phoenix This Past Saturday.

Thank you Lifebridge Community Alliance located at 7510 N. 27th Ave. in Phoenix for hosting our last scheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. market for the summer season of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix Even though there were limited markets available thanks to the host sites and volunteers, Borderlands Food Bank was able to reach out to[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 26th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

This Saturday, August 26th will be the last scheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. market distribution for the summer season. We will be evaluating weekly for the months of September and October to determine if we have enough produce donations to host a P.O.W.W.O.W. market(s). Borderlands Food Bank would like to thank all supporters who have shopped at our[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 26th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

We will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 26th, hours: 6:00am – 9:00am. A $10 contribution for up to 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious produce. ————SO/SE Arizona and Metro Tucson Service Area————— • Sacred Heart Church – 601 E. Ft. Lowell, Tucson 85705 • Pascua Yaqui[…]

Make it a Date Night – @ Wisdom’s Cafe – Hours: 4:30pm – 7:00pm

Join us for a Date night at Wisdom’s Cafe, learn more about Borderlands Food Bank, our 4 programs and how we have been rescuing produce for over 23 years.  Receive a box of Medjool Dates (22 lbs.) with a shelf life of one year from 4:30pm – 7:00pm this Friday, August 18th.  For more information[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 19th – 6:00am – 9:00am

We will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 19th, hours: 6:00am – 9:00am. A $10 contribution for up to 60 lbs. of fresh nutritious produce. Stay tuned for the map and varieties of produce offered. ————–Pinal County and Metro Phoenix Service Area————— • Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA[…]

Recipe of the Week: Cashew Cookie Larabars

Have you ever had Larabars but especially a Cashew Cookie Larabar?  So good!  Now you can make your own thanks to “Rabbit Food For My Bunny Teeth” with the bonus item of Dates you received from a P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution and other ingredients. #Share #ProduceRescue #ProduceOnWheels #Tucson #Phoenix #Borderlands

Recipe of the Week: Date Paste

Very simple but tasty Date Paste recipe from Sonya, The Healthy Foodie.  Brought to you from our bonus item you received at our Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste market distribution. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for up-to-date market locations, varieties of the week and much more… #Share #ProduceOnWheels #FreshProduce #FreshProduce #Borderlandsfoodbank

P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution – Saturday, August 5th – Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Thanks to our produce donors’ generosity, we will have a Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Distribution this Saturday, August 5th from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am. Stay tuned for the map and varieties of produce offered. ————–Pinal County and Metro Phoenix Service Area————— * Corona Baptist Church – 4450 W.[…]

Legacy Foundation Family YMCA – July 15th P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution

Legacy Foundation Family YMCA located at 5517 N. 17th Ave. in Phoenix distributed over 12,600 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce to the many communities in Metro Phoenix. That equates to 210 produce boxes. Excellent!  The distribution would not be successful without the many thanks to the volunteers and the YMCA organization. Give them an[…]

P.O.W.W.O.W. – Summer Distribution – Saturday, July 22nd, Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

Borderlands Food Bank is a non-traditional food bank in that it shares its produce with Mexico; non-traditional in that it does not require a participant to qualify either by residency or financial status; non-traditional in that it works with no government funding/ programs; non-traditional in that it principally rescues fresh produce to help feed families[…]

Gompers – Summer Distribution – Saturday, July 8th

Even in the hot weather Gompers had a great following at the P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution this past Saturday, July 8 at 6602 N. 27th Ave. in Phoenix. We would like to thank all of the volunteers who showed up and made it fun. Approximately 19,800 lbs. of fresh rescued nutritious produce was distributed to the many[…]

Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Markets on Saturday, July 15th

Shop for as many produce boxes as you would like with no qualifications because we believe everyone has the right to eat healthier. Wake up early, and shop before the heat shows up this Saturday morning, July 15th from 6:00am – 9:00am at one of our 5 distribution locations from the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution[…]

Southwest Community Center – P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution – Saturday, July 1st

Happy Fourth of July Everyone, eat healthy and be safe. Third distribution a charm for Southwest Community Center located at 5950 S. Cardinal Ave. in Tucson for their Saturday, July 1st P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution. Over 10,700 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce was distributed to their communities at large. Southwest Community Center’s next distribution will be[…]

Lifebridge Community Alliance, P.O.W.W.O.W. Distribution, Saturday, June 24th

Congratulations Lifebridge Community Alliance located at Orangewood Church, 7510 N. 27th Ave., in Phoenix for their P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution this past Saturday, June 24th. Distributed over 7,700 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce. Keep it going! LCA’s next distribution date is Saturday, July 22nd from 6:00am – 9:00am. For more information about Produce On Wheels With[…]

Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Markets on Saturday, July 1st

  No qualifications at all and everyone is welcome. Wake up early, and shop before the heat shows up this Saturday morning, July 1st from 6:00am – 9:00am at the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of July and August in Pinal Co/Metro Phoenix and SE AZ/Metro Tucson service area. Locations are limited as[…]

5 P.O.W.W.O.W. Market Locations, Saturday, June 24th, Hours: 6:00am – 9:00am

mitations, no income qualifications and everyone is welcome. Wake up early, beat the heat and be one of the first ones to shop at one of our 5 available markets locations this Saturday, June 24th, from the hours of 6:00am – 9:00am. Locations are limited to the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of[…]

Another P.O.W.W.O.W. distribution at a YMCA Location

For this week we would also like to thank Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA located at 5517 N. 17th Ave. in Phoenix. Legacy YMCA has been an agency site of Borderlands Food Bank since the 2016 Summer Distribution season helping Borderlands distribute produce in the Phoenix communities. Legacy YMCA distributed approximately 8,300 lbs. of fresh nutritious produce[…]

Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) Summer Markets on Saturday, June 24th

No age limitations, no income qualifications and everyone is welcome. Wake up early, beat the heat and be one of the first ones to shop on Saturday morning, June 24th from 6:00am – 9:00am at the 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix and SE AZ/Metro Tucson[…]

Another site who also had an outstanding and a great turnout

Another site who also had an outstanding and a great turnout this past Saturday, June 3rd. Thank you Corona Baptist Church located at 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler for a great kickoff for our 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution Season for June, July and August. Corona Baptist was able to distribute over 25,000 lbs. of[…]

Produce On Wheels Summer Markets on June 10th

Welcome to our 2017 P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Distribution for the months of June, July and August in Metro Phoenix and SE AZ/Metro Tucson service area. Our next distribution for the summer will be this Saturday, June 10th from 6:00am – 9:00am (Hours May Vary at Each Location). Locations are limited as most agency sites from the[…]

Thank you St. Francis in the Foothills Church

Thank you St. Francis in the Foothills Church for another successful P.O.W.W.O.W. produce season. Located at 4625 E. River Rd. in Tucson, St. Francis distributed approximately 10,100 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce this past Saturday, May 27th. to their communities at large.  St. Francis in the Foothills will not be hosting during the summers[…]

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[…]