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Cost of living crisis

Read our recent blog from our CEO, Alicia Weston on what we’re doing at Bags of Taste to support people during the cost of living crisis.

New healthy eating initiative in Newham run by Bags of Taste

Bags of Taste have been commissioned by Newham Public Health to deliver their weight management initiative in the borough. The course is specifically for people who have a long term condition, a mental health condition, a learning disability or those who are carers.
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A day in the life of a Bags of Taste Area Head

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Boosting confidence and well-being and connecting across the community We caught up with Caroline, our Area Head for Hackney who told us what she gets up to and why it's so rewarding. Tell us about a day in the life of a Bags of Taste Area…
Ladies in Maldon

Dancing round the kitchen, feeling motivated and binning microwave meals – a view of 2021

As 2021 is nearly over, we wanted to let you know what we’ve been up to at Bags of Taste.
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The Ones that Got Away

If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it is that every cloud has a silver lining. I had always wondered what happened to the people that didn’t show up to our in-person classes when we used to run them pre-pandemic.

Read the Bags of Taste impact report

Read our in-depth report that includes all the latest stats and figures from the results of our survey on the impact of the Mentored Home Cooking Course one year on.

Cooking group helps combat food poverty in Covid-19 crisis

Read an article about how people in Sheffield are improving their lives with the Bags of Taste Mentored Home Cooking Course

Our CEO, Alicia Weston’s latest blog on diabetes, crutches and making connections

Extract from the Food Foundation report:  “Broken Plate”, July 2021   I was discussing crutches the other day.  In my old life, when I was working in finance, I occasionally saw crutches, usually associated with someone…

Volunteering with Bags of Taste

  Volunteering with Bags of Taste was one of the best decisions I made during lockdown, and I would really encourage anyone with an interest in food or healthy eating to get involved!   I have been volunteering as a Mentor, guiding…