Saturday, January 25th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Get you fresh produce tomorrow morning (January 25th) at one of our 13 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets from the hours of 8-11am. Anyone with no income or residential qualifications can shop for up to 70 lbs. of fruits and veggies with a $12 contribution. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. […]

Saturday, January 25th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Get to know Borderlands Produce Rescue and its four major programs supporting the mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Borderlands’ rescues approximately 32 million pounds of produce annually so the communities in the State of Arizona can supplement their meals by eating healthy.  Shop at one of our 10 market locations this Saturday, January[…]

Recipe of the Week: Spaghetti Squash Tater Tots

Try this healthy and delicious alternative to traditional tater tots.  What a great way to introduce your children to something new.  Spaghetti Squash is high in manganese, niacin, potassium and vitamin B6 and C.  Also SS is a great source of fiber, low calorie and great for weight loss. Spaghetti Squash Tater Tots – Kirbie[…]

Saturday, January 18th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Help us support our mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill by shopping at one of our 10 market locations this Saturday, January 18th from the hours of 8-11:00am. Every pound distributed helps us reach our goal annually of supplementing millions of meals to the many communities in the State of[…]

Education Corner: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell Slightly in 2019

Read how greenhouse gas emissions fell 2.1 percent in 2019 but agriculture, waste, land use, oil and gas methane jumped 4.4 percent. U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell Slightly in 2019, from Steven Mufson at The Washington Post To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, January 11th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop for your produce tomorrow at one of our 12 P.O.W.W.O.W. market locations from the hours of 8-11:00am. With no income or residential qualifications anyone can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution. Everyone has the inherent right to eat healthy. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce[…]

Saturday, January 11th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

With the start of an exciting 2020 calendar year, we would like for all of you to help us support our mission.  Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters from our P.O.W.W.O.W. markets will help tackle food waste and greenhouse gases from the landfill.  Shop at one of our 12 market locations this Saturday, January 11th from the[…]

Recipe of the Week: Homemade Orange Marmalade

Try this delicious sweet-yet-bitter recipe using a variety you shopped for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market last weekend.  Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin B6 and C.  It also prevents skin damage, lowers cholesterol, controls blood sugar level and other health benefits. Homemade Orange Marmalade – Molly Watson from The Spruce Eats View other delicious[…]

Saturday, January 4th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

We would like to thank all supporters and volunteers who helped Borderlands make the P.O.W.W.O.W. program a successful 18/19 produce season. Last season we were able to rescue and distribute over 5.3 million pounds of fresh produce and supplement over 14.7 million meals to the many communities in the State of Arizona reducing almost 400,000[…]

Education Corner: Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Food Insecurity

Read more about how one in eight individuals and one in six children experienced some form of hunger. Reducing Food Waste Can Help Address Food Insecurity, from Janice Phillips at U.S. News To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, December 28th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

We hope everyone had a safe and joyous holiday filling your stomach with delicious trimmings. It is time to restock your fridge with delicious fruits and veggies by shopping at one of our 10 P.O.W.W.O.W. markets this Saturday, December 28th from the hours of 8-11:00am. Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters will help[…]

Recipe of the Week: Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Try this recipe for your favorite burger, sandwich or just as a snack.  Cucumbers contain vitamin C & K as well as magnesium, potassium and manganese.  It also has antioxidants, promotes hydration and other health beneftis. Bread-and-Butter Recipe – Alex Lau from Bon Appetit View other delicious and healthy recipes of the week from our previous[…]

Saturday, December 21st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Please help us reach our goal of 80,000 pounds of produce distributed compared to Christmas time last year so more meals can be supplemented at an affordable price. Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters will help Borderlands mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases. Please help us continue our mission by shopping[…]

Saturday, December 21st – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Please help us reach our goal of 80,000 pounds of produce distributed compared to Christmas time last year so more meals can be supplemented at an affordable price. Every pound of fresh produce distributed to supporters will help Borderlands mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases. Please help us continue our mission by shopping[…]

Education Corner: Chew On This: Farmers are using Food Waste to Make Electricity

Read about how Dairy farmers in Massachusetts are using food waste to create electricity. Chew on This:  Farmers are using Food Waste to Make Electricity, from Allison Aubrey at The Salt: NPR To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Saturday, December 14th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Since the start of the produce season in November, we have transported over 825,000 lbs. of fresh produce to the many P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in the State of Arizona so communities have the right to eat fruits and veggies at an affordable price. Please help us continue our mission by shopping at one of our 12[…]

Saturday, December 14th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Since the start of the produce season in November, we have transported over 825,000 lbs. of fresh produce to the many P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in the State of Arizona so communities have the right to eat fruits and veggies at an affordable price. Please help us continue our mission by shopping at one of our 12[…]

Recipe of the Week: Sauteed Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes

Serve this delicious and easy dish for your holiday parties using the two main ingredients you shopped from a P.O.W.W.O.W. market.  Green Beans are a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K including folic acid and fiber.  Consuming green beans can help reduce the risk of cancer, depression and bone health. Sauteed Green Beans[…]

Saturday, December 7th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop this Saturday, December 7th from 8 – 11:00am at one of our 14 market locations listed below. With no income or residential qualifications anyone can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. Please share[…]

Saturday, December 7th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Shop this Saturday, December 7th from 8 – 11:00am at one of our 14 market locations listed below. With no income or residential qualifications anyone can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce with a $12 contribution. View and download our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season schedule for locations and hours. Please share[…]

Education Corner: E.Coli Outbreak Linked to California Romaine Letter

Federal health officials are continuing to warn consumers to not eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, California for the remainder of the growing season.  More than 100 poeple in 23 states have been infected with a strain of E.Coli.  The CDC is advising consumers to not eat – and retailers not to sell – the lettuce harvested[…]

Recipe of the Week: Tomatoes Rockefeller Bites

Instead of oysters try using tomatoes for your Tomato Rockefeller bites as an appetizer during your holiday parties.  Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C and K, including potassium and folate.  Consumption of tomatoes has been linked to improve skin health and a lower risk of heart disease and cancer.  Tomatoes were offered at[…]

Saturday, November 23rd – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Many of you have been with us for many years shopping at our markets, helping curb food waste and paying it forward by sharing this great produce with others.  You also know that November always is our slow start up month, produce is starting to trickle in we may not have as many varieties for[…]

Education Corner: Voted Best Food-Insecurity Initiative

Thank you Phoenix Magazine for voting Produce On Wheels With – Out Waste (P.O.W.W.O.W.) the Best Food-Insecurity Initiative for 2019.  Click on the link below to read more. Best Food-Insecurity Initiative (P.O.W.W.O.W.), from Phoenix Magazine To access our previous Education Corner postings, please view our Press Room.

Education Corner: Why the U.S. Wastes More Food Thank Almost Any Other Country

Food waste is a critical problem.  The U.S. was recently ranked as the second most wasteful country in the world after Austraila.  Just one-third of food waste in the U.S. could end food insecurity if it could be successfully distributed to hose in need. Why the U.S. Wastes More Food Than Almost Any Other Country,[…]

Saturday, November 16th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

During the times in need for the striking workers at the Asarco Mine in Southern Arizona, show your AM ID and contribute $5 for a produce box to supplement your meals at the two P.O.W.W.O.W. markets in Tucson this weekend. Come by and shop for your fresh produce this Saturday, November 16th from 8 –[…]

Recipe of the Week: Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Try this delicious marmalade for all seasons using lemons you shopped for at a P.O.W.W.O.W. market last weekend.  Don’t think you cannot use herbs and spices to enhance the smell and taste.  Lemons are high in vitamin C and may support heart health, weight control and digestive health. Meyer Lemon Marmalade – Helen from Healthline.[…]

Saturday, November 9th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Celebrate the Veterans Day weekend sharing the fresh rescued produce you shopped for this Saturday, November 9th from 8 – 11:00 am from 9 market locations in the State of Arizona with your families, friends or a veteran that you know. Anyone regardless of income or residential qualifications can enjoy shopping for up to 70[…]

Saturday, November 9th – 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Market – Hours: 8-11:00am

Celebrate the Veterans Day weekend sharing the fresh rescued produce you shopped for this Saturday, November 9th from 8 – 11:00 am from 9 market locations in the State of Arizona with someone special. Anyone regardless of income or residential qualifications can enjoy shopping for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce at your favorite[…]

Education Corner: Environmental Impact of Food Waste in the US

Read this article to learn more about the way we eat, produce and waste food as being the greatest threat to our planet.  The food system is the largest consumer of natural resources and emitter to greenhouse gases. Environmental Impact of Food Waste in the US, from Think Eat Save To access our previous Education[…]

Saturday, November 2nd – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 8-11am

Enjoy a beautiful morning and shop for your produce at our first weekend market of the produce season tomorrow morning from 8 – 11:00 am with 13 locations in the State of Arizona. With no income or residential qualifications required shop for up to 70 Lbs. of fresh produce at your favorite market with a[…]

Recipe of the Week: Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips

An incredibly flavorful, crispy, and absolutely delicious snack!  Yellow Squash is high in vitamins A, B6, and c, folate, magnesium, fiber, riboflavin, phosphorus and potassium.  This vegetable is also rich in manganese help boosts bone strength and helps the body’s ability to process fats and carbohydrates. Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips from Diethood. View other[…]

Saturday, October 26th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Come out and get the delicious fruits and veggies and great selection too, tomorrow morning from the hours of 6-9:00am. With no income or residential qualifications required supporters can shop for up to 70 lbs. of produce with a $12 contribution. Help us continue our mission of reducing food waste and greenhouse gases from the[…]

Saturday, October 26th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Market(s) – Hours: 6-9am

Find your favorite market(s) from our new 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season Schedule available to view and download but don’t forget to tell your family members and friends of the multiple locations everyone with no income or residential qualifications required can shop every weekend starting Saturday, November 2nd.  We need your help to support our mission of reducing food waste[…]

Saturday, October 19th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Help us accomplish our goal of supplementing over 50,000 meals at our Pop-Up Market this tomorrow morning at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from 6-9:00am. Shop for up to 70 pounds of fresh rescued produce with a $12 contribution. Please share your pictures and videos of our markets with your families, neighbors[…]

Saturday, October 19th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Market(s) – Hours: 6-9am

This weekend we will be in Metro Phoenix to distribute another goal to help supplement over 50,000 meals at our Pop-Up Market this Saturday, October 19th at Corona Baptist Church, 4450 W. Ray Rd. in Chandler from 6-9:00am. Shop for up to 70 pounds of fresh rescued produce with a $12 contribution. Please share your[…]

Saturday, October 12th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Hello Tucson Supporters enjoy shopping at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Tucson tomorrow morning, we also have a bonus item too not included with the 70 lbs. of produce weight. Please help your families, neighbors and friends by posting your pictures and videos of our markets on social media using #produceonwheelswithoutwaste and #produceonwheels so newcomers can understand more[…]

Saturday, October 12th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Unscheduled Pop-Up Market(s) – Hours: 6-9am

Our 2019/20 P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Season is just around the corner starting Saturday, November 2nd with multiple markets each weekend in the State of Arizona so everyone can eat healthy and reduce the food waste from the landfill. Help us reach our goal to distribute over 50,000 meals at our Pop-Up Market this Saturday, October 12th[…]

Saturday, October 5th – P.O.W.W.O.W. Summer Market – Hours: 6-9am

Come get your fresh fruits and veggies tomorrow morning. Please help your families, neighbors and friends 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 Phoenix Service Area(s) for Saturday, October 5th, Hours: 6 – 9:00am * Crossroads United Methodist Church – 7901[…]