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.  Green Beans are high in vitamin A and C and other minerals too. Spicy Dill Pickles from Heidi at Foodiecrush. View other delicious[…]

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[…]

Recipe of the Week: Parmesan Butternut Squash Fries

Any french fry lovers out there?  Try this delicious but healthy alternative recipe using butternut squash.  Butternuts are a good source of vitamin B-6 and E, thiamin, niacin, pantothenic acid and manganese.  A cup of cubed butternut squash provides more potassium than a banana. Parmesan Butternut Squash Fries – from Damn Delicious View other delicious[…]

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[…]

Recipe of the Week: Easy Oven-Baked Zucchini Chips

Replace your normal potato chips and make your own healthy and delicious alternative using Zucchinis you shop for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market last week.  Zucchinis contain zero fat, high in water and fiber.  It also contains significant amounts of vitamins B6, C and K, riboflavin, folate and minerals, like potassium and manganese. Easy Oven-Baked Zucchini[…]

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.

Recipe of the Week: Farmer’s Market Vegetarian Quesadillas

Have your children involved and make it a family affair to prepare a delicious vegetarian meal using varieties you shopped for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Bell peppers are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants and summer squash are also high in vitamin C plus A, B6, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus and potassium. Farmer’s Market[…]

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[…]

Recipe of the Week: The Easy Trick for Keeping Your Avocados Fresh for 6 Months – Really!

Read this article for keeping your avocados fresh for 6 months. The Easy Trick for Keeping Your Avocados Fresh for 6 Months – Really! – from Morgan Cutolo View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous postings.

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[…]

Recipe of the Week: The Best Guacamole

Do you want to learn or how to make a delicious guacamole appetizer using avocados you shopped at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market?  As a bonus, you can also learn the best way to store it too.  Avocados are has abundant nutrients in vitamin B5, B6, C, E and K, folate and potassium.  Avocados do not contain[…]

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[…]

Recipe of the Week: 5 – Minute Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

What a great time to use your tomatoes you shopped from at a previous P.O.W.W.O.W. market and make this simple and creamy vegan recipe that only takes 5 minutes to cook.  Tomatoes are a major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene and a great source of vitamin C and K, potassium and folate. 5 –[…]

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.

Recipe of the Week: Easy Acorn Squash Stuffed with Couscous

If you miss eating pumpkin flavored dishes during the holiday, try this simple but sweet recipe using acorn squash.  One squash should be enough for two servings.  Acorns are high in vitamin A, B-6 and C,  folate, and thiamine. Easy Acorn Squash Stuffed with Couscous from Margaret Badore at Treehugger View other delicious and healthy recipes of the[…]

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[…]

Recipe of the Week: Creamy (Vegan!) Butternut Squash Linguine with Fried Sage

Want to try a new flavor in place of your vegan pasta meals using Butternut or Kabocha Squash as one of the main ingredients for this recipe will provide a good source of fiber, potassium and several other key nutrients.    This variety was also offered at last week’s market too. Creamy (Vegan!) Butternut Squash[…]

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.[…]

Recipe of the Week: Stovetop Steam – Fried Green Beans and Mushrooms

rr Try this simple but scrumptious recipe you family will enjoy by steam-fry your green beans with shallots and mushrooms.  Green beans are low in Sodium, Saturated Fat and Cholesterol but a good source Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6 and among other nutrients.  This variety was also offered at last week’s market too. Stovetop Steam[…]

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[…]