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Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (in press). Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom. Primary Science,

This article considers how primary science curriculum planning can be framed around the Sustainable Development Goals (2015). As a case study it presents how learning about insects on a bug hunt in the playground can quickly transform into more cont... Read More about Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom.

‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (in press). ‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools. British Educational Research Journal, 46(4), 894-908. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3655

Supporting young people with global crises mitigation strategies is essential, yet loaded with ethical dilemmas for the educator. This study explores whether young people will make ethical decisions regarding the sustainability of food choice in scho... Read More about ‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools.

Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits (2020)
Journal Article
Beynon, S., Benyon, S., & Jones, V. (in press). Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits. Children's Geographies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2020.1718608

Western European populations are being encouraged to reconsider their diets in light of population growth and the associated intensification of farming systems. In addition, health concerns associated with diets high in sugar, salt and saturated fat... Read More about Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits.

The climate emergency and eating insects: Food for thought (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (in press). The climate emergency and eating insects: Food for thought. Primary Geography,

The children in our classrooms are bombarded with doom and gloom stories about the state of the world: food poverty, war, carbon emissions, water shortages… . Fellow geographers, David Hicks (2018) and Hilary Whitehouse (2018), remind us that we shou... Read More about The climate emergency and eating insects: Food for thought.