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Food Finance Institute Fellows Program

FFI Fellows Program Informational Session

30 Minute – free event by Edible-Alpha®

This free and quick informational session will provide details about the Fellows Program and give you an opportunity to ask questions.

Webinar about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

April 2022 Quarterly Trends Talk

2 hours of FREE webinar content by Edible-Alpha®

Joining us at the April 2022 Trends Talks is Mimi Bonnett, Senior Director, US Food & Drink & Foodservice Reports at Mintel. Mimi will present on Consumer Approach to Nutrition, focusing on contemporary health and wellness trends as it relates to food and drink.

Webinar about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

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!

MVP Series Workshop: Financial & Accounting Processes

7 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop will take a deep dive into the food and beverage business & financial tracking and accounting processes.

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

Deep Dive: Building a Valuable Food Brand

50 minutes of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Katie Mleziva of Real Food Brands guides you through her 3 step framework to develop a brand strategy: Define, Align, and Activate. Following these steps and the exercises within the course workbook will help you set your brand apart and fill your consumers’ needs in a way your competitors can’t or won’t.

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

 

Deep Dive: Getting Your Food Products Online

1 hour of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

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

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

Deep Dive: 13-Week Rolling Cash Flow – Forecasting & Debt

1 hour of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This on-demand course features FFI Founder, Tera Johnson, walking you through how to use the 13-week cash flow template.

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Deep Dive: What Your Food Business Financial Statements Are Telling You

2 hours of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This course provides a review of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement from the perspective of lenders/investors and from the perspective of making management decisions about your business.

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When Growth Is Not the Smartest Strategy

10 minute read of Free article by Edible-Alpha®

Business growth is generally a great goal—but getting bigger or broader isn’t always the best strategy. For some food and ag businesses, the smarter target may be max profitability.

Article about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling