Tags Growing and Scaling

Growing and Scaling

Companies that are growing and scaling have established revenue sources and customers but still need to accelerate their growth to be profitable in a sustainable manner. Our content helps these businesses learn the ins and outs of managing growth, raising growth capital and optimizing their business model for growth.

2023 Producer VAPG Boot Camp

16 hours of Paid live virtual training + Individual Consultations by Edible-Alpha®

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.

Live Training about Raising Capital for businesses that are Growing and Scaling | Startups

2023 Tribal Producer VAPG Boot Camp

This Boot Camp will help you as a tribal producer write a successful VAPG proposal right now and learn how to VAPG into your overall business model.

Live Training about Raising Capital for businesses that are Startups | Growing and Scaling

Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) Grant Writer Consultant Training

Writing a Value-Added Producer Grant (VAPG) takes substantial time, strategy, organization, and mobilization. These grants open doors for new projects by providing farm-businesses with the funds to expand their current markets or enter into new ones, thereby increasing financial returns going forward. This training equips consultants to write high quality VAPG grant applications for their clients, increasing the likelihood that they will get funded.

Live Training about Raising Capital for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Deep Dive: Sales and Distribution Planning and Management

34 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

In this course, you will learn how to develop your sales & distribution plans and more effectively navigate sales & food and beverage distribution channels: broker, distributor, and retailer.

Deep Dive: Make Online Sales Your Growth Strategy – Amazon eCommerce Marketplace Overview

34 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

In this Deep Dive on-demand course, you will learn if Amazon is right for your business and if so, how to get started selling on Amazon.

Deep Dive: Co-Packing: Mindset, Decisions, & Pitfalls

39 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This course will help you learn the best practices on how and when to utilize a co-manufacturer and determine which path is right for your food-focused business.

On-Demand Course about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Deep Dive: Accounting & Finance 101

1 hour 12 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This course helps food-focused entrepreneurs understand the basics of accounting and to fill in gaps, where needed.

Deep Dive: Walk Through of Farm Financial Statements – Balance Sheet

54 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

Food Finance Institute Farm Outreach Specialist, Andy Larson walks you through what a balance sheet is, how to use it, and how it is different for farms versus non-farm businesses.

Unlimited Learner Pass holders or purchasers of the course  – navigate to the course here

Deep Dive: Walk Through of Farm Financial Statements – Income Statement

45 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

Food Finance Institute Farm Outreach Specialist, Andy Larson walks you through what an income statement is, how to use it, and how it is different for farms versus non-farm businesses.

Unlimited Learner Pass holders or purchasers of the course  – navigate to the course here

Deep Dive: How and When to Use Debt to Finance a Farm Business

1 hour 20 minutes of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

Food Finance Institute Farm Outreach Specialist, Andy Larson walks you through how debt, when utilized properly, can be a fundamental tool to benefit your farm business.

Unlimited Learner Pass holders or purchasers of the course  – navigate to the course here