Your Source For Making Money In Food
Having the right resources, information and benchmarks can mean the difference between business success and failure. The Edible-Alpha® Learning Center is here to guide you to success. Our mission is to help you build a profitable and impactful food or farm business.
There is a lot to learn to successfully grow a financially viable food business. It can be confusing to know where to start.
Our trainings provide the essential knowledge and individual business-level feedback you need to successfully grow your business and raise capital.
With over 73,000 downloads across 120+ episodes hosted by the Food Finance Institute, we talk about what it really takes to grow a successful food or farm business.
Our podcasts round up the latest and greatest news and strategies in the food, beverage and value-added farm sectors.
The food business is fast-changing and multi-faceted. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends and realities.
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“FFI HAS HELPED US IDENTIFY THE PARTS OF OUR BUSINESS THAT WE REALLY NEEDED TO GET A BETTER HANDLE ON. WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO LEVEL UP OUR DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER FARM BUSINESS IN THE LAST 18 MONTHS THANKS IN LARGE PART TO FFI.”– Jen Riemer, Riemer Family Farm
Boot Camp Participant & Edible Alpha® Live! Coaching Cohort Member
WE’VE LOVED OUR WORK WITH FFI SO FAR, AND CAN’T WAIT TO LEARN MORE AT BOOT CAMP AND MAKE NUTKRACK A NATIONAL BRAND!”– Jess Benish of Nutkrack
Boot Camp Participant & FFI FaBcap Accelerator Graduate
Please join the Food Finance Institute for a free webinar to launch our 2024 VAPG Program Series. At Preparing for the 2024 VAPG, we will host a conversation with past […]
USDA Value-Added Producer grants present a great opportunity to access federal money to grow your farm business. At this Boot Camp, renowned VAPG writer and consultant Jim Gage of JDG Consulting will walk you through the VAPG application, translate the RFA language into actionable insights you can understand, help you successfully outline your ideas and provide examples and options so you can write a successful proposal right now.
This workshop will help you build strong financial tracking and accounting processes.
Boot Camp equips you with everything you need to profitably grow your business and raise money. Experts from the Food Finance Institute will lead training sessions, diving deep into the four topics for each day of Boot Camp. Plus, they and other consultants will work with you individually so you have everything you need to profitably grow your food-focused business and raise money.
This workshop takes a deep dive into how to develop your sales & distribution plans and more effectively navigate sales & food and beverage distribution channels: broker, distributor, and retailer.
Farm Finance Boot Camp combines small group teaching and individualized consulting to help the entrepreneurial farmer overcome financial obstacles and access the capital they need to grow.
This workshop will help you develop your eCommerce strategy and learn how Amazon (and/or other strategic partner sites) can maximize your business potential. Learn how to leverage best practices on Amazon to build your eCommerce business strategy.
This workshop helps you develop your sales forecast / go to market costs / trade promotions plans and key execution and management tools to maximize customer profitability and relationship.