Edible-Alpha® Learning Center Trainings

There is a lot to learn to successfully grow a financially viable food business. It can be confusing to know where to start.

Our immersion [live] and deep-dive [on-demand] trainings provide the essential knowledge and individual business-level feedback you need to successfully grow your business and raise capital.

And, all attendees get access to everything in Edible-Alpha® Learning Center’s extensive resource library for one year after attending a session.

Scholarship funds are available, learn more here.

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MVP Series Workshop: Sales & Distribution Planning

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

MVP Series Workshop: Marketing & Branding Planning

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

April 2022 Quarterly Trends Talk

2 hours – free event by Edible-Alpha®

There is always a lot going on in the food, farm, and food systems industries, especially after the economic downfall brought on by COVID-19....

MVP Series Workshop: Operations & Organization Planning

8 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 Workshop: Financial & Accounting Processes

7 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

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

July 2022 Quarterly Trends Talk

2 hours – free event by Edible-Alpha®

There is always a lot going on in the food, farm, and food systems industries, especially after the economic downfall brought on by COVID-19....

October 2022 Quarterly Trends Talk

2 hours – free event by Edible-Alpha®

There is always a lot going on in the food, farm, and food systems industries, especially after the economic downfall brought on by COVID-19....
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Deep Dive [On-Demand] Training

Deep Dive: Optimizing Your Business Model for Raising Money

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.

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

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.

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

Suggested Training Path: Financing Your Food Business

Looking to raise the capital you need to grow? Whether equity or debt, our Financing Your Food Business path will help you get capital ready.

Finding Your Defensible Uniqueness Online Course

Coming Soon

A business model, not a product, determines whether a food or beverage company makes money. This course will cover all dimensions of successful food business models.

What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

If you don’t understand what your financial statements are saying about your business, you will pay the cost in unrecognized accounting problems, lost opportunities to make the company more profitable, and an inability to raise capital. This course covers all three of the primary financial statements: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement.

Financing Food Processing Businesses Online Course

Coming Soon

You will need to raise money to grow your food business. We help you learn how to do a great pitch and properly document your business so you can successfully raise equity investment legally and effectively.