We help food-focused businesses raise the money they need to grow


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-Focused 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® Learning Center

This digital resource hub provides 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.

Managing Uncertainty: Scenario Planning

Coming out of a pandemic, your food-focused business may have taken a few punches, and now you want to be more prepared and ready for any situation. In this training, you’ll plan for multiple possible futures and identify what it will take to be successful in each of them.

Fellows Program

Looking to grow and scale your food/beverage, value-added agriculture, or processing/supporting technology business? The FFI Fellows Program provides the coaching, training, and resources needed to take you to the next level.