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2017 Year In Review

2017 Year In Review

2017 was a busy year in achieving our mission of making sophisticated financial technical assistance available to every growing food, beverage and value-added agriculture enterprise: 61 Consultants and Financial Professionals Trained. 11 Urban Farmers Attending our Urban Farming Is a Business Training and 12 Food Hub Managers Attended our Food Hub Financial Management Boot Camp. 9000+ Edible-Alpha™ Podcast Downloads of 23 podcasts episodes and 200 subscribers to our Edible-Alpha™ Insights newsletter. Countless other events and partnerships with the Nutrition Capital Network, FaB Wisconsin, Expo West and East, Georgetown’s Rural Opportunity Initiative (ROI), and more…

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Tera Johnson receives Chancellor’s Wisconsin Idea Award

Tera Johnson receives Chancellor’s Wisconsin Idea Award

MADISON – Tera Johnson, founder of the Food Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Extension’s Division for Business & Entrepreneurship, was honored Sept. 21 with the 2017 Wisconsin Idea Award from UW Colleges and UW-Extension. The annual Chancellor’s Awards (see full list of winners) recognize partners, supporters and employees for their outstanding contributions to the […]

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Change Food Fest Viewing Party

Change Food Fest Viewing Party

Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute, gave a great talk at the 2016 Change Food Fest about the profitability transformation of food businesses and how that can allow entrepreneurs to create extraordinary change in the world.  You can view the talk in its entirety on Change Food’s YouTube Channel: Thanks to everyone who […]

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