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[…]

Saturday, October 27th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Medicare Health Benefits in Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

Only 9 more days and counting until the start of the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season, in the meantime we will be hosting our last popup market this Saturday, October 27th at Medicare Health Benefits (Community Resource Center) in Tucson from the hours of 6-9am. The first 250 produce boxes are free (1 box per supporter)[…]

Saturday, October 20th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Scottsdale and Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

It will be a beautiful morning and what a great opportunity to shop at one of our two P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets tomorrow, October 20th, First Baptist Church of Scottsdale and Most Holy Trinity Church in Tucson from the hours of 6-9am, please share our information with your friends and family members. Only 15 more days and[…]

Saturday, October 20th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Scottsdale and Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

We will have two P.O.W.W.O.W. Markets this Saturday, October 20th at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale and Most Holy Trinity Church in Tucson from the hours of 6-9am, please share our information with your friends and family members. Only 16 more days and counting until the start of the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season, be sure[…]

Produce Map: Find Your P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market (UnScheduled) for Saturday, October 20th, 6-9am

We will be hosting our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup markets for the months of September and October as our summer season markets end on Saturday, October 20th with 2 market location(s).  Due to the limited produce donations for each Saturday during the two months, our market location(s) will be posted by mid-week and hours will be from 6-9am.  The new produce[…]

Saturday, October 13th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Corona Baptist Church – Chandler) – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Phoenix Supporters, Rain or shine we will be open. Show up early so you will not miss out on the fresh rescued fruits and veggies this Saturday morning from the hours of 6-9am at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler. With no qualifications of any kind, anyone can contribute to as[…]

Saturday, October 13th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Corona Baptist Church – Chandler) – Hours: 6-9am

For this Saturday, October 13th we will be back in Metro Phoenix at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from the hours of 6-9am please help us spread the word. We will be back in Metro Tucson next week, stay tuned. Shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce[…]

Education Corner: Akshaya Venkatesh, One of our Own

Akshaya Venkatesh, a 14 years old STEM student and also a volunteer of Borderlands Produce Rescue who developed an app to rescue locally harvested produce from residents’ backyards also in the process of developing an app for our Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) program has been selected to the top 30 finalist[…]

Saturday, October 6th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church) – Hours: 6-9am

It will be a beautiful morning this weekend to shop for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh fruits and veggies with a $12 contribution and with no qualifications at the P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market located at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Ft. Lowell Rd. in Tucson from 6-9am. Help us spread the word with[…]

Saturday, October 6th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church) – Hours: 6-9am

Borderlands Produce Rescue is so excited to announce there will be 30 more days and counting until the start of the 2018/19 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season with the schedule publishing sometime Mid-October. We will be at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church this Saturday, October 6th from the hours of 6-9am please help us spread the word.[…]

Education Corner: Generation Waste: Why are Millennials Throwing Away So Much Food?

Read this article to find out why are the Mellinnials wasting so much food in the United Kingdom. Generation Waste: Why are Millennials Throwing Away So Much Food? from Somini Sengupta of the New York Times

Saturday, September 29th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (Medicare Health Benefits in Tucson) – Hours: 6-9am

Exciting News! Medicate Health Benefits in Tucson who will be hosting their Produce On Wheels PopUp Market this weekend from the hours of 6-9am will also sponsoring the first 250 supporters with a free produce box (one produce box per supporter). Be sure to be there bright and early, first come first serve. We will[…]

Education Corner: How Much Food Do We Waste? Probably More Than You Think

United States is the #1 country in food waste but how do the other countries around the world compare to us? How Much Food Do We Waste?  Probably More Than You Think from Somini Sengupta of the New York Times

Saturday, September 22nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (First Baptist Church of Scottsdale) – Hours: 6-9am

Don’t miss out on the delicious fruits and veggies you can shop for this weekend at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale from 6-9am. Drop by early and get up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce with a $12 contribution and anyone with no qualifications is welcome. We will be back in Metro Tucson[…]

Saturday, September 22nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (First Baptist Church of Scottsdale) – Hours: 6-9am

This weekend we will be in Metro Phoenix for our unscheduled P.O.W.W.O.W. popup market(s) from the hours of 6-9am at First Baptist Church of Scottsdale. Drop by and shop for up to 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce with a $12 contribution and anyone with no qualifications is welcome. We will be back in[…]

Education Corner: 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Kitchen Waste

The U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that American consumers waste almost one pound of food per day, which equates to 225 to 290 pounds per person per year.  Learn 5 easy effective tips you can adopt to cut down on food and kitchen waste in your home. 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Kitchen[…]

Saturday, September 15th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution (PCC Downtown Campus) – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Tucson Supporters, come and shop for your fruits and veggies at our P.O.W.W.O.W. popup market(s) this Saturday, September 15th morning at Pima Community College Downtown Campus. Don’t miss out on the 70 lbs. of fresh nutritious rescued produce you can shop for with a $12 contribution and anyone with no qualifications is welcome. We[…]

Education Corner: How San Francisco is Becoming a Zero Waste City

Did you know cities around the world produce so much trash each day, there could be 3,100 miles of garbage trucks that could line up back to back.  Learn how one of the largest cities in the United States has set their ambitions to become zero waste by the year 2020. How San Francisco is[…]

Saturday, September 8th – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

Come by our Produce On Wheels PopUp Market tomorrow morning for fresh produce at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W Ray Rd in Chandler. Anyone with no qualifications can contribute twelve dollars for up to seventy pounds of nutritious fruits and veggies. Show up early, first come first serve. Just as a reminder we are a[…]

Saturday, September 1st – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

C Our summer season ended last weekend and we will be hosting our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup markets for the months of September and October starting this Saturday, September 1st from the hours of 6-9am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson. Don’t worry Metro Phoenix supporters we will be back soon. Due to the[…]

Saturday, September 1st – P.O.W.W.O.W. PopUp Market Distribution – Hours: 6-9am

Check out the varieties of fresh rescued produce we are offering this weekend at our P.O.WW.O.W. unscheduled popup market. Don’t worry Metro Phoenix supporters we will be back soon. Due to the limited produce donations for each Saturday during the two months, our market location(s) will be posted by mid-week. Just as a reminder we[…]