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Companies that are startups are beginning to establish revenue sources and customers but still need to fully define their target customer, business model path and fundraising plans. Our content helps these businesses understand what they need to do to move from the startup phase to grow and scale to profitability.

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

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: 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

January 2022 Trends Talk

2 hour FREE Webinar by Edible-Alpha®

After a newfangled 2021, you may be wondering what's in store for the food, farming, and food systems industries in 2022. To kick off the new year's Quarterly Trends Talks, FFI staff and special guests will share with you the major highlights expected for 2022. Your business or clients will benefit by staying ahead of the curve. Attendance is free!

Deep Dive: Financing Your Value-Added Farm Series – Getting Capital Ready

2 hours of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

In this lesson Tera walks you through three groups of topics: 1) Business Models and Differentiation; 2) Scale, Target Marketing, and Branding; and 3) Sales, Farm Operations, and Supply Chain

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