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Edible-Alpha® Live!

9 hours Paid $25-$40 by Edible-Alpha®

Join us virtually for the first Edible-Alpha® Live! podcast event for impact investing in food and agriculture! On December 9th, FFI Director and host of...
Amazon Whole Foods

Scaler Series: Sales & Distribution Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

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.

Live Training about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Raising Capital

Raising Money For Your Farm Through Value-Added Producer Grants Webinar

1.5 hours, Paid webinar by Edible-Alpha®

USDA Value-Added Producer grants present a great opportunity to access federal money to grow your farm business. FFI Director Tera Johnson will interview renowned VAPG writer and consultant Jim Gage of JDG Consulting to help you better understand how a VAPG could help your business and if you should be writing one right now.

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

Winter 2021 Farm Business Boot Camp

32 hours of Free training by Edible-Alpha®

The Food Finance Institute (FFI) is partnering with the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to host a Farm Business Boot Camp. Modeled off...

Live Training about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Scaler Series: Marketing & Branding Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into your marketing and branding to align, focus, and maximize your brand value.

Live Training about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Food Manufacturing

MVP Series: Operations & Organization Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into how to develop a high-performing operation/organization and deliver the best quality at the lowest cost.

Live Training about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

MVP Series: Sources & Uses of Capital Finance Planning Workshop

6 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into how to prepare, evaluate, and engage banks and investors.

Live Training about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

MVP Series: Food Safety & GFSI Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Learn from experts in the industry on how to develop an FSMA-compliant food safety plan and review GFSI certification. This workshop is offered at no charge in 2021 thanks to funding from the SBA.

Live Training about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

SOLD OUT – Raising Equity [3-Day] Workshop

24-26 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This event is SOLD OUT, however, we have additional dates coming! Email shelbie.blank@business.wisconsin.edu to get on our notification list! ** The March dates have been...

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

Financial Management Boot Camp for Meat Processors

32 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Meat processing is a tough, low-margin business with little room for error. It is a nuanced and complex business and it is imperative to...

Get to Know USDA Local Food Grants Webinar

1 hour event – FREE by Edible-Alpha®

Catch the recording and more resources here!  Join us to discuss funding opportunities from the USDA, in particular the Farmers Market (FMPP) and Local Food (LFPP)...

Building a Brand that Stands Out

18 hours of Free training by Edible-Alpha®

What comes to mind when you think of the brands Coca-Cola and Patagonia? Now, how do you want shoppers to feel when they hear...

FFI FaBcap Accelerator Pitch Event

6 hour event – FREE by Edible-Alpha®

Back in September, we hosted the FFI FaBcap Kick-off event to launch the 2020-2021 accelerator cohort. The FFI FaBcap Accelerator Pitch Event brings this...

Financial Management Boot Camp for Meat Processors

32 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Meat processing is a tough, low-margin business with little room for error. It is a nuanced and complex business and it is imperative to...

Financial Management Boot Camp for Meat Processors

32 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Meat processing is a tough, low-margin business with little room for error. It is a nuanced and complex business and it is imperative to...

June 2021 Quarterly Trends Talk

1 hour event – FREE by Edible-Alpha®

For Consultants & Technical Assistance Providers Quarterly Meetings from 1pm - 2pm Central Time 2021: Last Monday of Quarter (June & September) 2022: Second Monday of Quarter...

Creating FFI Partners Business Development Network

1.5 hours – free event by Edible-Alpha®

Please join together with the staff, other partners & experts to: Meet other FFI Partners Help create an active business development network among the...

Level 3 Consultant Training (updated dates)

16 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Hosted by the Wallace Center What is Level 3 Consultant Training? This training will provide advanced training for consultants who have already participated in our Levels...

Consultant Training Level 1

16 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Join Food Finance Institute Director and Edible-Alpha® founder, Tera Johnson, for our Level 1 Consultant Training. Level 1 is a prerequisite for our Level 2...

FFI Fellows Program Informational Webinar

1.5 hours – free event by Edible-Alpha®

Wisconsin FFI FaBcap Accelerator Exploring a National Fellows Program To date, the Wisconsin FFI FaBcap Accelerator has graduated 50 businesses and helped them acquire over...