Edible-Alpha® Podcast

Hosted by the Food Finance Institute, the Edible-Alpha® Podcast is your source for actionable insights into making money in food. Released twice monthly, the podcast captures great conversations with consultants, entrepreneurs, bankers, and investors about building and funding profitable food-focused businesses.

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Explore Some of our Recent Episodes

Betterbin Leverages Data to Demystify Recycling

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #102, Brad chats with Michelle Goetsch, founder, and CEO of Betterbin, a data company that empowers consumers and brands to recycle and compost CPG packaging properly. An alumna of the Wisconsin FFI FaBcap Accelerator, Michelle details her journey of bringing an app to market, building a viable business, and laying the foundation…

B&E’s Trees Diversifies with Value-Added Brand Embark Maple

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #101, FFI’s Brad Rostowfske interviews Bree Breckel and Eric Weninger of B&E’s Trees, a certified-organic maple farm near Viroqua, Wisconsin. Along with tapping trees, the couple makes a value-added product, B&E’s Trees Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup, and is launching a new consumer-facing brand, Embark Maple. When Bree and Eric bought their…

How Eco Practices Can Boost Farm Revenues

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #100, we bring back FFI founder Tera Johnson, who is now CEO of Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT, an organic farmland finance company. She was the featured presenter for our October 26 “Enhancing Farm Revenues with Conservation Practices & Ecosystem Services” webinar, which forms the basis of this podcast. Tera defines ecosystem services…