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2022 Governor’s Business Plan Contest: Check out 8 of the Diligent (Baker’s) Dozen

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2022 Governor’s Business Plan Contest: Ideas from 17 of the 26 finalists

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A note from our founder, Tera Johnson

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2022 Governor’s Business Plan Contest: Ideas from 17 of the 26 finalists

Twenty-six entries representing sectors such as health care, cleantech, education, software and innovations in products or services are competing in the finalist round of the 19th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Learn a little more about the ones familiar to us!

A note from our founder, Tera Johnson

In 2014, I was coming off of the sale of teraswhey® and knew from that experience that the industry would have way more success in bringing new and better food into the world if we had really strong, sector-specific financial technical assistance that could help food brands, farms, and food system projects raise the money they needed to grow. 

Free Training Series for Food Hub Consultants

Are you a technical assistance provider who works with food hubs and aggregators? Do you consult with food systems enterprises – or intermediaries – seeking to move more local food in your communities?

Project to help diverse, beginning farmers access more money

A newly funded project, led by UW System’s Food Finance Institute (FFI), is on a mission to lower the risk of beginning farm investments to make them more attractive to funders.