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New Financial Management Boot Camp for Meat Processors responds to increased market demand

The Food Finance Institute (FFI) will host a new Financial Management Boot Camp for Meat Processors, a four-day training, running May 13 and 14 and June 17 and 18.

Consultant joins Food Finance Institute to help farmers

Andy Larson, whose personal and professional life has revolved around agriculture, has joined the Food Finance Institute (FFI) as a farm outreach specialist.

Food Finance Institute to help businesses become more resilient in COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

A program boosting the financial resilience and growth of the food, beverage and value-added agriculture sector has received a $370,000 federal grant to deepen its work in Wisconsin and across the country.

Edible-Alpha® Live! brings food and ag impact investing to the center stage

The Food Finance Institute (FFI) is hosting Edible-Alpha® Live!, a one-day event showcasing national leaders in the food and ag industry for podcast interviews and up-and-coming entrepreneurs for early look presentations focused on impact investing and innovation in the food and ag sector.

Food Finance Institute FaBcap Accelerator chooses 10 businesses for Class of 2020-21

MADISON – Ten emerging food and beverage sector entrepreneurs have been selected to join the Food Finance Institute (FFI) FaBcap Accelerator.

We’re Hiring, New Programs, and More!

The Food Finance Institute has been busy creating more opportunities, resources and systems to help us move money into food, farms and communities.

Food Finance Institute at University of Wisconsin System to host popular FaBcap Accelerator and Scaler Series

MADISON – A popular program for Wisconsin food and beverage businesses has opened its 2020-21 application period with a shift in an ongoing collaboration.

Effort to increase profitability of Wisconsin farm businesses

MADISON – An initiative to build profitable farm businesses in Wisconsin is launching with events this summer and fall.

Boot camp offered in partnership with Center for Dairy Research

MADISON – The Food Finance Institute and Center for Dairy Research will be holding a four-day boot camp in February at Babcock Hall to help food and beverage companies take their business to the next level.

Zacary Smucker-Bryan leaving FFI

After 3 years working with the Food Finance Institute, Zac is leaving FFI to work as the Digital Experience Strategist for the University of Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association.