We help food businesses raise the money they need to grow


Grow Your Food Business and Raise Money

Our mission at the Food Finance Institute is to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available to every growing food, beverage, and value-added farm enterprise.

Food Entrepreneurs

Unprecedented change in the food industry is rapidly raising the bar for all food and value-added farm enterprises. Old or young, big or small, these businesses are scrambling to become more financially resilient and capable of adapting quickly. We help equip entrepreneurs to get profitable and raise money.


FFI provides rigorous training, resources, tools and mentorship to consultants so they can provide sophisticated financial technical assistance to food, beverage and value-added agriculture businesses.


Edible-Alpha® is a digital resource hub providing our collaborative network with actionable insights, training, resources and tools so they can build and fund the next generation of profitable food, beverage and value-added agriculture businesses.
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We use a collaborative business model to expand the reach of our consulting work by  partnering with a wide range of individuals and organizations, including community partners, financial institutions, lenders and investors, to accomplish our mission of making sophisticated, high-quality technical assistance available to food, beverage and value-added farm businesses throughout the state of Wisconsin and beyond.

FFI Scaler Series

Looking to scale-up your business but don’t want to commit to a program? You’ve come to the right place. The FFI Scaler Series offers businesses the flexibility to learn how to successfully grow their business, one workshop at a time.
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