Jared Kaufman

Research and Writing Fellow

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Jared Kaufman is a Research and Writing Fellow with Food Tank and a Boston-based food journalist and cheesemonger. He’s currently pursuing a master’s degree in gastronomy at Boston University with an emphasis in food policy, and he holds a magazine journalism degree from the University of Missouri. He’s originally from Minneapolis and drinks an immense amount of coffee. Follow him on Twitter @jaredography / email: jared@foodtank.com

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