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2022 in Review: Top Stories in Food and Farming
2022 in Review: Top Stories in Food and FarmingDecember 15, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
3 Food Brands Build Resiliency as FFI Fellows
3 Food Brands Build Resiliency as FFI Fellows, , , , , December 1, 2022business-models financial-management legal operations raising-capital sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Want to Grow, Scale, Make More Money?
Want to Grow, Scale, Make More Money?, , , , , November 17, 2022business-models financial-management legal operations raising-capital sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Are You Sure Your Business Will Work?
Are You Sure Your Business Will Work?November 3, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Is Equity Financing Right for Your Farm?
Is Equity Financing Right for Your Farm?October 20, 2022raising-capitalvalue-added-agriculture
When Growth Is Not the Smartest Strategy
When Growth Is Not the Smartest Strategy, , October 6, 2022business-models financial-management operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Why Cash Flow is a Must-Know
Why Cash Flow is a Must-Know, September 8, 2022business-models financial-managementapplies-to-all-business-models
From Founder to Team Builder—Are You Ready?
From Founder to Team Builder—Are You Ready?, , August 25, 2022business-models operations sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Should Your Food or Farm Business Go International?
Should Your Food or Farm Business Go International?, August 11, 2022business-models sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Building Relationships to Propel Your Business
Building Relationships to Propel Your Business, July 28, 2022financial-management raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models
Is Renting Farmland Smarter Than Buying?
Is Renting Farmland Smarter Than Buying?July 14, 2022business-modelsvalue-added-agriculture
We Need to Talk About Food Safety
We Need to Talk About Food Safety, , , July 7, 2022business-models operations sales-and-marketingmanufacturing-processing supporting-technology
7 Reasons to Launch an Agritourism Business
7 Reasons to Launch an Agritourism Business, June 16, 2022business-modelsagri-tourism applies-to-all-business-models
Is the Retail Channel Worth Pursuing Anymore?
Is the Retail Channel Worth Pursuing Anymore?June 2, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Is Food Service Right for Your Brand?
Is Food Service Right for Your Brand?May 19, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
The Truth About Making Money Value-Adding
The Truth About Making Money Value-AddingMay 5, 2022business-modelsvalue-added-agriculture
Why Discovery Is Key to Startup Success
Why Discovery Is Key to Startup SuccessApril 21, 2022business-modelssupporting-technology
6 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Learn Now
6 Entrepreneurship Lessons to Learn NowApril 7, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Transform Your Farm Products and Boost Revenue with a VAPG
Transform Your Farm Products and Boost Revenue with a VAPG, March 17, 2022raising-capitalagri-tourism value-added-agriculture
The Biggest Risk to Your Food Business
The Biggest Risk to Your Food BusinessMarch 3, 2022operationsmanufacturing-processing
5 Financial Tips for Farm Business Success
5 Financial Tips for Farm Business Success, , February 17, 2022financial-managementagri-tourism csa value-added-agriculture
Your Best R&D Is Totally Free
Your Best R&D Is Totally FreeFebruary 3, 2022sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
3 Surprising Truths About Effective Marketing
3 Surprising Truths About Effective MarketingJanuary 20, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Why Food Brands Should Explore Sustainable Packaging Now
Why Food Brands Should Explore Sustainable Packaging NowJanuary 6, 2022business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
7 Success Strategies for Value-Added Ag
7 Success Strategies for Value-Added Ag, December 9, 2021business-models raising-capitalvalue-added-agriculture
Which Ecosystem Services Fit Your Farm?
Which Ecosystem Services Fit Your Farm?November 18, 2021operationsvalue-added-agriculture
How to Make More Money Farming
How to Make More Money FarmingOctober 28, 2021business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Financing Food and Ag Beyond the Pandemic
Financing Food and Ag Beyond the PandemicOctober 14, 2021business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
3 Lessons from a Leading Food Hub
3 Lessons from a Leading Food HubSeptember 23, 2021business-modelsfood-hub
Your One-Page Path to Success
Your One-Page Path to SuccessSeptember 9, 2021business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Are Insects the Next Moneymaker in Food?
Are Insects the Next Moneymaker in Food?, August 26, 2021business-models operationsvalue-added-agriculture
8 Ways to Ace Farm-to-Consumer Sales
8 Ways to Ace Farm-to-Consumer Sales, August 11, 2021business-modelssmall-direct-local-food-brand value-added-agriculture
hand, palm-side down, placed on compact dirt.
Adapt or Bust: Two Forces Impacting All Food and Farm BusinessesJuly 29, 2021business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
How to Make Food Hubs Financially Viable
How to Make Food Hubs Financially ViableJuly 15, 2021business-modelsfood-hub
6 Reasons Why Foodservice and Farms Should Launch Food Brands
6 Reasons Why Foodservice and Farms Should Launch Food Brands, July 1, 2021business-modelsregional-wholesale-brand small-direct-local-food-brand
Could Local Meat Processors Be the Next Craft Breweries?
Could Local Meat Processors Be the Next Craft Breweries?June 17, 2021business-modelsmanufacturing-processing
Why Aren't There More Meat Processors?
Why Aren’t There More Meat Processors?, June 3, 2021business-modelsmanufacturing-processing value-added-agriculture
Building an Artisan Meat Brand
Building an Artisan Meat Brand, May 20, 2021business-modelsmanufacturing-processing small-direct-local-food-brand
Are You 'Just Another Food Brand'?
Are You ‘Just Another Food Brand’?April 29, 2021business-modelsnational-wholesale-brand
Should Your Brand Self-Manufacture?
Should Your Brand Self-Manufacture?, April 15, 2021operationsnational-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand
How to Keep Farmland in Farmers’ Hands
How to Keep Farmland in Farmers’ Hands, , , March 18, 2021business-models financial-management raising-capital sales-and-marketingvalue-added-agriculture
Can Your Business Afford to Overlook Amazon?
Can Your Business Afford to Overlook Amazon?, , March 3, 2021business-modelsnational-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand small-direct-local-food-brand
How Free Content Cultivates Sales
How Free Content Cultivates SalesFebruary 17, 2021sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
5 Success Lessons from a Famous Founder
5 Success Lessons from a Famous Founder, , , , February 3, 2021business-models operations raising-capital sales-and-marketingnational-wholesale-brand value-added-agriculture
Building Investment Cases for Regenerative Farming
Building Investment Cases for Regenerative Farming, , January 20, 2021business-models financial-management raising-capitalvalue-added-agriculture
Why Regenerative Agriculture, Why Now?
Why Regenerative Agriculture, Why Now?January 7, 2021financial-managementapplies-to-all-business-models
Two peoples hands cupping dirt that has a green sprout growing out of it.
The Potential Power of Impact InvestingDecember 17, 2020financial-managementapplies-to-all-business-models
white and black dairy cow in field
Can Dairy Farms Help Save the Planet?December 3, 2020business-modelsvalue-added-agriculture
Next LEvel Transparency Article Image
Next-Level Transparency for Today’s Impact Brands, November 9, 2020business-models sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
It's Go Time on Climate Change Article Image
It’s Go Time on Climate ChangeOctober 9, 2020business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Transforming a Tired Food or Beverage Category
Transforming a Tired Food or Beverage CategoryAugust 13, 2020sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Upcycled Food Article Image
Upcycled Food: A Business Model for Planet and Profit , July 31, 2020business-models operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Supply Chain as Puzzle Pieces
Safeguard Your Supply Chain Against Future Upheaval, July 2, 2020business-models operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Pandemic Pivot: Finding New Business Opportunities
Pandemic Pivot: Finding New Business Opportunities, , June 18, 2020business-models operations sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
How Women in Food Get Funded
How Women in Food Get Funded, , , , June 3, 2020business-models raising-capitalnational-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand small-direct-local-food-brand small-food-startups
Your Food Brand Belongs Online—But Where?
Your Food Brand Belongs Online—But Where?, , , , May 21, 2020business-models sales-and-marketingnational-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand small-direct-local-food-brand small-food-startups
How Much Money Should You Really Raise?
How Much Money Should You Really Raise?, , May 11, 2020business-models financial-management raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models
Can Going Direct-to-Consumer Save Your Business?
Can Going Direct-to-Consumer Save Your Business?, April 27, 2020business-models operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
It’s Go Time! Act Fast to Save or Shutter Your Business
It’s Go Time! Act Fast to Save or Shutter Your Business, April 13, 2020financial-management legalapplies-to-all-business-models
Help Is Here: Survival Strategies for Food and Farm Businesses
Help Is Here: Survival Strategies for Food and Farm Businesses, , March 27, 2020business-models financial-management operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Scared to Talk Money? Don’t Be—You Got This
Scared to Talk Money? Don’t Be—You Got This, , , March 12, 2020business-models raising-capital sales-and-marketingnational-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand
Got a Unique Product? Factor Education into Budget and Bandwidth
Got a Unique Product? Factor Education into Budget and Bandwidth, , February 13, 2020business-modelsregional-wholesale-brand small-direct-local-food-brand value-added-agriculture
How an Online Strategy Can Supercharge Small Brands
How an Online Strategy Can Supercharge Small BrandsJanuary 31, 2020business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Adapting Farm Business Models for Sustained Profitability
Adapting Farm Business Models for Sustained ProfitabilityDecember 6, 2019business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Where Is Your Growth Path?
Where Is Your Growth Path?November 1, 2019business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
Food Systems Development - Where Does The Government Fit In?
Food Systems Development – Where Does The Government Fit In?September 27, 2019operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
3 Ways To Visualize (And Improve) Your Food Business
3 Ways To Visualize (And Improve) Your Food BusinessSeptember 4, 2019business-modelsapplies-to-all-business-models
What Makes A Good Food Business Consultant?
What Makes A Good Food Business Consultant?, August 9, 2019business-models raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models
Measure What Matters In Your Context
Measure What Matters In Your Context, , July 24, 2019operationscsa food-hub shared-use-kitchen
All Organizations - Food Pantries Included - Can Innovate On Their Business Model
All Organizations – Food Pantries Included – Can Innovate On Their Business Model, June 28, 2019business-modelsfood-hub shared-use-kitchen
Market Research Might Disprove Your Assumptions
Market Research Might Disprove Your AssumptionsJune 3, 2019sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Consider That Unconventional Market
Consider That Unconventional MarketMay 23, 2019sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Your Food Business Needs Multiple Strategies
Your Food Business Needs Multiple Strategies, May 23, 2019business-models sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Financial Technical Assistance
Why Financial Technical Assistance Is Key To Food Entrepreneurs’ SuccessMarch 29, 2019raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models
Due Dilligence
Food Entrepreneurs: Investor Due Diligence is Good For YouMarch 15, 2019raising-capitalnational-wholesale-brand
Capital Changes Over Time
Your Food Business’ Capital Needs Change Over TimeFebruary 15, 2019raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models
Your Food Business Has A Life Of Its Own
Your Food Business Has A Life Of Its OwnJanuary 31, 2019operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Customers Are Your Greatest Asset
Your Relationships With Your Customers Are Your Food Business’ Biggest AssetJanuary 18, 2019sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Great Food Entrepreneurs Are Always Learning
Great Food Entrepreneurs Are Always LearningDecember 13, 2018operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Grocery Store Shelves Where Does My Food Brand Need To Be
Where Does My Food Brand Need To “Be”?October 26, 2018sales-and-marketingapplies-to-all-business-models
Food Supply Chain
Building A Defensibly Unique Food Supply Chain, , , October 10, 2018operations sales-and-marketingmanufacturing-processing national-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand
Amazon Prime
Food Businesses Need To Pay For Space And Attention, Even on Amazon, , , September 12, 2018business-models operations sales-and-marketingnational-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand
Median On Farm Household Income
Shifting Farm Business Models, , , August 30, 2018business-models raising-capitalcsa manufacturing-processing value-added-agriculture
Food Companies Grow In Stairsteps
Food Companies Grow In Stair Steps, Not Incrementally, July 26, 2018operations raising-capitalnational-wholesale-brand
Alignment
Shared Financial Management Builds Alignment For Food BusinessesJune 26, 2018financial-managementapplies-to-all-business-models
Goal Setting
Focused Prioritization Helps Good Food And Farm Businesses Reach Break-Even, June 14, 2018financial-management operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Packaging Design and Private Label
Why Private Label Might Be A Great Business Decision, , , May 31, 2018business-models sales-and-marketingmanufacturing-processing national-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand
Food Manufacturing
Should I Manufacture Food In-House Or Use A Co-Packer?, , May 16, 2018operationsmanufacturing-processing national-wholesale-brand vertically-integrated-business-model
Customer Relationship
Build The Brand, Build The Food Business EcosystemApril 26, 2018sales-and-marketingnational-wholesale-brand
Economic Gardening As Part Of An Ecosystem
Grants, Loans, Investments…Welcome To The Food Funding Ecosystem!April 16, 2018raising-capital
Food Business Reality Check Ahead
Reality Keeps Your Food Business GroundedMarch 29, 2018operations
When Should Food Businesses Go Online
When Your Food Business Should Go Online, , March 16, 2018business-models operations sales-and-marketing
Growing Chickens
Why and How To Think About Social Impact Investing In Food, February 21, 2018business-models raising-capital
Farmers Building A Brand
Farmers: Let’s Build A Brand!, February 6, 2018business-models sales-and-marketingvalue-added-agriculture
When Is the Right Time For Your Food Business To Pivot?
How You Know It’s The Right Time To PivotJanuary 26, 2018operations
Creativity In Food Entrepreneurship
Creativity Is Essential To Food Entrepreneurship, January 15, 2018business-models raising-capital
Customers Are Always Right?
The Customer Is Always Right (Or, At Least They Are The Ones Who Pay You)December 13, 2017sales-and-marketing
Focus And Discipline
Focus And Discipline Are Key To Food Business Success, November 30, 2017operations sales-and-marketing
Change
Taking Investment in Your Food Business Changes Your Business (And You), , , November 20, 2017financial-management raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models national-wholesale-brand regional-wholesale-brand
Business Team
Both The Results and The Process Matter For Your Food BusinessNovember 14, 2017operations
Food Entrepreneurs Are Backed By Great Teams
Building The Right Financial Team For Your Food Business, October 25, 2017financial-management operationsapplies-to-all-business-models
Change
Kill Your Darlings: Food and Beverage Business Evolution, September 28, 2017business-models sales-and-marketing
Calculating Your Cash Flow
Cash Flow Basics (For Farmers), , , , September 15, 2017financial-management operationsagri-tourism csa food-hub value-added-agriculture
Divergent Business Model Path
Your Place Can Shape Your Business Model Path, September 12, 2017business-models sales-and-marketing
Adam Haen
Essential Advice For Food Startups, , , September 5, 2017business-models operationsshared-use-kitchen small-direct-local-food-brand small-food-startups
Big Idea
Execution Matters More Than Your Big, Brilliant Idea, August 29, 2017business-models operations
Storytelling
What’s Your Story? Speaking To Your Audiences’ Needs, , August 15, 2017business-models raising-capital sales-and-marketing
Grocery Store Categories Growth
Define It: Categories In Action, July 31, 2017business-models sales-and-marketing
Food And Tech
Innovation in Food Is Different Than Tech, July 12, 2017business-models sales-and-marketing
Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods Disrupts Distribution And Presents Opportunities
Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods Disrupts Distribution And Presents Opportunities, , June 29, 2017business-models operations sales-and-marketingnational-wholesale-brand
Grocery Store Produce Section
Advisors and Feedback Are Essential to Food Business Success, June 14, 2017operations sales-and-marketing
True “Disruption” of Food Is Difficult
True “Disruption” of Food Is Difficult, , May 30, 2017business-models operations sales-and-marketing
Consultant With Tablet
Communicate Your Financials Well to Raise Capital, May 10, 2017financial-management raising-capitalapplies-to-all-business-models
Grocery-Store-Brands-Graphic
New National Brands Drive CPG Innovation, Inspire M&AApril 30, 2017business-modelsnational-wholesale-brand