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.

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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 45,000 downloads across 90+ 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.

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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.

Jen Riemer Riemer Family Farm

“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 & Regenerative Agriculture Development (RAD)
Boot Camp Participant & Edible Alpha® Live! Coaching Cohort Member
Jess Benish Nutkrack

“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

Featured Trainings


Farmers interested in implementing conservation practices, or providing other ecosystem services, may find themselves eligible for additional revenue streams. In this webinar, we’ll talk about NRCS initiatives that provide cost-shares and rental payments, as well as several up-and-coming benefits programs for things like nutrient reduction, watershed protection, carbon sequestration, and solar energy production. Registration is FREE!

Raising Equity General Admission


Our Raising Equity Immersion Training will prepare you to deliver a great pitch and properly document your business, so you can successfully raise money. Your instructor, Bartlett Durand, uses his expertise to prepare you to raise money, both debt and equity, legally and effectively. Attendance is capped at 10 businesses.


Sarah Larson uses her 15+ years of experience working to sell food to provide this overview on starting or growing your online sales.