TastEd In The Media


February 26, 2024

Vittles: How would you improve food in the UK?

As part of their Food and Policy series, Vittles Magazine asks our co-founder, Bee Wilson, and other experts in the good food industry what they’d do to improve food in the UK.

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February 2, 2024

Black Cat Radio – Interview with TastEd

Our project manager, Fran Box, joins Jenny Jefferies to discuss TastEd and the joy in eating veg, and listen to a lesson in action.

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January 17, 2024

Eat the System: TastEd

TastEd’s project manager, Fran Box, discusses the charity and reminds us just how fun exploring vegetables and fruits with all of your senses can be.

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June 11, 2023

BBC: The Food Programme – Learning to Eat Part 1: Do Kids Need Special Food?

Bee Wilson, a co-founder of TastEd and food writer, discusses the need to learn to eat and develop tastes.

February 19, 2023

The Guardian: 30 Things We Love in The World of Food Right Now

TastEd makes an appearance in the Observer Food Monthly’s food favourites for 2023.

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November 13, 2022

BBC: The Food Programme – BBC Food and Farming Awards 2022: First Course

The winners of the BBC Food and Farming Awards are announced at a ceremony at the National Museum Cardiff, hear how TastEd did.

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October 17, 2022

BBC: The Food Programme – The Food Innovators

TastEd is one of three finalists in the BBC Food and Farming Awards ‘Innovation’ category, hear how TastEd is transforming the relationship children have with food from inside a classroom.

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July 10, 2022

BBC: The Food Programme – Mindful Food and the Art of Attention

Bee Wilson, TastEd Founder and Co-Chair, discusses our disconnect from the sensory experience of food and how TastEd can bring us closer to this sensory knowledge (from 14:16).

April 20, 2022

Islington Life: Making sense of food education

Fran Box, Project Manager at TastEd, talks to Islington Life about the TastEd rollout across the borough.

March 29, 2022

The Guardian: How we lost our sensory connection with food

Bee Wilson, TastEd Chair of Trustees, writes about our sensory disengagement from food.

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June 17, 2021

BBC: The Food Chain

Kim Smith, TastEd Chair of Trustees, talks to the BBC about food and the curriculum (from 25:30).

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February 28, 2021

BBC: The Food Programme – School Food: Re-imagined

Jason O’Rourke, TastEd Founder and Headteacher of Washingborough Academy, along with three of his pupils, talk to the BBC about TastEd at their school (from 9:57).

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September 2, 2020

The Jellied Eel: Roots to Work – The Good Food Educator

Ellie Costigan chats with TastEd Chair of Trustees, Kim Smith, about how she began her career in food and what it’s like working for TastEd.

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March 14, 2020

Parabere Forum 2020: The Reinvention of Eating

Bee Wilson talks at the Parabere Forum, a forum that focuses on improving gastronomy with women’s vision.

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March 13, 2019

Wicked Leeks: Lessons in Taste

Bee Wilson talks to Riverford’s Wicked Leeks about sensory food education.

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December 22, 2019

At The Sauce Podcast: What does a peach sound like? with Bee Wilson

In this podcat, recorded at Abergavenny Food Festival, hear talk about how TastEd reconnects children with food.

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June 28, 2019

Sustainable Food Trust: Preference as the missing link in food policy by Bee Wilson

An article by Bee Wilson about the missing gap in the British education system that will help children learn to love fresh, healthy food.

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January 24, 2019

Atlas of the Future: Learning with all our senses