Edible-Alpha® Training And Boot Camp Opportunities

Edible-Alpha® 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 live 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’s® extensive resource library for one year after attending a session.

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Building a Brand that Stands Out

18 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

*Training runs from 10am to 4pm Central Time on September 28, 29, & 30.* **Registration includes access for up to 2 people from the same...

Webinar: So you won a Value-Added Producer Grant, now what?

1.5 hours – free event by Edible-Alpha®

So you won a Value-Added Producer Grant, now what? Reimbursements, reporting, and relationships essential for new VAPG awardees The 2021 Value-Added Produce Grant awardees are currently...

Webinar about Financial Management for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Raising Equity

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

Our Raising Equity Immersion Training will prepare you to deliver a great pitch and properly document your business, so you can successfully raise money. Your...

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

Webinar: Enhancing Farm Revenues with Conservation Practices and Ecosystem Services

1.5 hour webinar – FREE by Edible-Alpha®

Farmers interested in implementing conservation practices, or providing other ecosystem services, may find themselves eligible for additional revenue streams. In this webinar, we’ll talk...
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On-Demand Training

Building a Valuable Food Brand Course

50 minutes of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Edible-Alpha® has paired up with Katie Mleziva of Real Food Brands to bring you a 50-minute course on how to build a valuable food brand. This course uses Katie’s 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.

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Getting Your Food Products Online On-Demand Course

1 hour of FREE 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.

13-Week Rolling Cash Flow: Forecasting & Debt On-Demand Course

1 hour of FREE course content by Edible-Alpha®

This on-demand course features FFI Director, Tera Johnson, walking you through how to use the Food Finance Institute's 13-week cash flow template. We are offering this course for free as there is an immediate need for all businesses to manage their cash amid this pandemic.
What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

What Your Food Business Financial Statements Are Telling You On-Demand Course

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.

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.

Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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Finding Your Defensible Uniqueness Online Course

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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.

Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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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.

Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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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.