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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
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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…
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Evaluation on our Bags of Taste Mentored home cooking courses

Well, the results are in… An independent evaluation on our Bags of Taste Mentored home cooking courses has just been completed and it was great to see the difference that the course has made to our students. The evaluation 60 students…

Nina’s story

‘My confidence was really low and I hadn’t cooked for a long time’ Nina’s diet consisted of tinned fish, oatcakes and eggs. ‘I was in a cycle of not cooking and not eating well.’ Suffering from ill health, Nina has days when she…
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Bags of Taste delivers out of the bag thinking on its Mentored Home Cooking Course

People everywhere are suffering from Zoom fatigue as video conferencing replaces every day face-to-face interaction from doctor’s appointments, to job training, to chats with Granny. Our Mentored Home Cooking Course shows ‘out of the bag’ thinking...
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The Bags of Taste COVID anniversary blog

"It would be fantastic if we all agreed that everyone should be able to eat well, have easy access to nutritious, reasonably priced food and follow a healthy diet that benefits their physical and mental health," writes Margaret Cooney, Chair at Bags of Taste.