Entrepreneurial Communities Conferences leads by example

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Meet the 2024 Winter Food Brand Business Fellows! 

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Meet the Summer 2023 FFI Food Business Fellows!

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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.