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Our podcast captures great conversations with consultants, lenders, investors and entrepreneurs like yourselves about building and funding profitable food and beverage businesses. You can listen to them on the go, on your terms and schedule. Our episodes come out on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, and you can subscribe on iTunes or your favorite podcast app to never miss an episode. These are currently all free. Learn more about our Premium Subscription to unlock everything Edible-Alpha® has to offer.

Impact Investing Fosters Organic Farmland Security

47 minutes 58 seconds Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Tera interviews David Miller about Iroquois Valley Farmland REIT‘s innovative model of supporting the next generation of organic farmers through long-term land leases, mortgages and patient capital.

Podcast about Raising Capital for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Gary Zimmer Shares How Healthy Soil Yields Success

47 minutes 17 seconds Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Gary Zimmer, the father of biological farming and founder of Midwestern BioAg, and daughter Leilani Zimmer join Tera to talk the importance of nutrient-stocked, structurally sound soil.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Scaling Managed Dairy Grazing for Max Impact

1 hour 4 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Tera talks with Joe Tomandl of Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship about the massive potential for managed grazing to promote farm succession, help mitigate climate change, localize food systems and revive rural communities.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Urban Ag Venture Blends Business and Social Mission

1 hour 11 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Mark and Judy Thomas of Garfield Produce Co. join Tera to discuss creating job opportunities for men facing employment barriers with their vertical, hydroponic microgreens farm. Based in a rough Chicago neighborhood, this innovative for-profit business/social enterprise uplifts vulnerable community members while supplying high-quality specialty produce.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Transparency and Trust Fuel The Honest Bison’s Rapid Online Growth

1 hour 37 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

The Honest Bison founder Sean Lenihan talks with Tera about being an early e-commerce food company, connecting consumers to their food sources, offering total transparency and great value to earn trust, and how to navigate the rapidly changing food space during COVID-19 and beyond.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Lost Creek Farm Shares the Stories Behind Food

1 hour 12 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Tera connects with Mike Costello and Amy Dawson, who’ve revitalized Lost Creek Farm into a hub of Appalachian heritage. They grow heirloom veggies, forage the property and prepare exquisite farm-to-table dinners while sharing the rich cultural history behind the ingredients and dishes.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

For Atlantic Sea Farms, Mission Drives Market

1 hour 13 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

In Edible-Alpha® podcast #75, Tera interviews Briana Warner, CEO of Atlantic Sea Farms, the nation’s first commercial seaweed farm, based in Saco, Maine. Since...

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Brix Cider Pivots to Food Hub to Withstand Pandemic

49 minutes 56 seconds Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Brix Cider co-founder Marie Raboin talks with Tera about transitioning from taproom to food hub to continue supporting local farmers, feed the community and keep the lights on through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Regenerative Goat Dairy Explores Silvopasture Agroforestry

1 hour 4 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

When soil scientists Wes Jarrell and Leslie Cooperband left Wisconsin to create a sustainable goat dairy farm and organic fruit orchard in central Illinois, they had their work cut out for them. But since becoming the state’s first licensed farmstead dairy in 2005, Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery has expanded acreage, amassed a loyal following for its goat cheeses and gelato, and established a healthy agritourism business. Now, Wes and Leslie are further transforming their land to silvopasture, a regenerative agriculture practice that incorporates trees, prairie and grazing animals.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Bread SRSLY Puts People Ahead of Profit

1 hour 4 minutes Free course content by Edible-Alpha®

Sadie Scheffer, founder and CEO of Bread SRSLY, talks with Tera about creating a culture of empowered leaders and putting values ahead of profits.

Podcast about Business Models for businesses that are Growing and Scaling