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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.

Training

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.

Podcast

With over 62,000 downloads across 115+ 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.

Insights

The food business is fast-changing and multi-faceted. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends and realities.

Our newsletter curates food business insights, news, events and resources from Edible-Alpha® and across the web, released twice-monthly to your inbox.

“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

Upcoming Trainings

Managing Uncertainty: Scenario Planning

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Scenario Planning helps your business plan for multiple possible futures and identify what it will take to be successful in each of them.

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Investing in the Future of Food

Pyle Center 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Registration Opening Soon! A tremendous entrepreneurial idea won't get far without cash to support its expansion... At the Food Finance Institute, we support food-focused entrepreneurs through their growing and scaling […]

October 2022 Quarterly Trends Talk

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After a newfangled 2021, you are likely wondering what trends are driving consumer behavior and new product development for these industries in 2022. At these Quarterly Trends Talks, FFI staff and special guests will share with you the major highlights as 2022 progresses.

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Farm Financial Management Boot Camp

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Modeled off of FFI's successful Food Business Financial Management Boot Camp, Farm Boot Camp will address situations and scenarios unique to diversified farm businesses. Boot Camps are multi-day events limited to ten businesses or less that combine networking, learning, focused work time, individual consulting, and business pitches.

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