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Kaufman Lab

Professor Alfonso Morales initiated the Kaufman Lab for the Study and Design of Food Systems and Marketplaces in 2014. The Lab honors the work of of Emeritus Professor Kaufman whose work has left a lasting imprint on the development of local and regional food systems planning around the U.S. and the world.


Regular lab meetings foster the work of a dozen undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students from the U.S. and other countries.


Professor Morales has also awarded a summer fellowship, the “Jerry Kaufman Food Systems Fellow,” since 2012.



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