Sarah Larson, who has been serving as the interim director of the Food Finance Institute (FFI) since 2021, has been hired to serve as FFI’s Director as of June 18. In this role, Larson will continue to advance FFI’s mission to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available for every growing food, value-added agriculture and food systems enterprise.
MADISON — The Food Finance Institute (FFI), part of UW System’s Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship is thrilled to be a key partner on one of twelve recently USDA-awarded Regional Food Business Centers: The Great Lakes Midwest Regional Food Business Center.
The Food Finance Institute (FFI) excitedly enters year two of their Fellows program and year seven of providing programming designed to accelerate food-focused business growth.
A nationally renowned leadership master class for small food-focused businesses is coming to Madison Oct. 4-5.
The Food Finance Institute (FFI) will showcase a dozen innovative food and farm businesses at different points in their growth journey Sept.
A popular Wisconsin accelerator for food and beverage businesses has expanded six-fold and gone national.
MADISON – Tera Johnson, who founded the Food Finance Institute (FFI) in 2014 to make sophisticated financial technical assistance available for every growing food, value-added agriculture and food systems enterprise, is leaving her position. Sarah Larson, FFI’s program manager, will take over as interim director starting Sept. 1.
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.
Andy Larson, whose personal and professional life has revolved around agriculture, has joined the Food Finance Institute (FFI) as a farm outreach specialist.
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.